Fairview Health Services Service and Product Assistant in Edina, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for a Service and Product Assistant at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN. The schedule for this position is casual/as needed per pay period on the rotating Day/Evening/Night Shift.

The Service and Product Assistant (SPA) is responsible for receipt, shipment, delivery, replenishment, cleaning, and maintenance or appropriate equipment, supplies, linen and forms.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Receive, deliver, replenish, clean and maintain supplies/equipment/linen/forms including: stat room, patient rooms, inventory locations, and other areas, as appropriate.

  • Assist with maintaining adequate inventory levels of equipment and supplies.

  • Understanding of inventory control concepts with the ability to calculate par levels and adjust levels as necessary.

  • Coordinate the delivery of items arriving at the dock; assemble apply/remove properly tag/transmitter, and log into computer.

  • Assure that excess inventory in totes is accounted for, documented, and properly routed.

  • Perform gross decontamination of instruments, clean, rinse, and properly route utensils.

  • Decontaminate and clean patient care equipment such as, but not limited to: IV pumps' sequential compression devices; syringe pumps' warmers; respiratory care equipment; blood pressure apparatus' walkers' commodes orthopedic apparatus; case carts etc.

  • Decontaminate and clean laboratory glassware; general laboratory waste; etc.

  • Answer telephones as needed.

  • Other duties as requested and required


Required Qualifications:

  • 6 months comparable materials or related experience and/or extensive knowledge of medical hardware/software and medical supplies through formal education channels.

  • Independent use of computers including data entry


  • 1+ years of comparable experience. Vocational or Technical Training, Associates Degree

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent customer service and communication

  • Proficient in the English language

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to problem solve effectively

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-24214

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Supply Chain/Materials

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Supply Chain - SD