Inventory Clerk in Capital Assets Management

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Inventory Clerk in Capital Assets Management

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Professional/Managerial

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 240000TP

UTHealth Houston is looking for an inventory clerk who will work with our Capital Assets team. You will be charged with looking at items that need to be cataloged, such as cameras, televisions, or any equipment that we track for use by departments. In particular we are looking for large ticket items that may be worth in excess of $5,000. You will monitor purchases and then go to the specific departments to tag that asset and record the serial number. You will then be responsible for putting the data into our system and running annual audits to make sure we are on track with our inventory and where equipment is located.

This is a full-time position that will be eligible for all UTHealth Houston benefits. Your home office will be in our Operations Center Building, which is south of Reliant Stadium and the 610 Loop. You may, at times, be required to drive a UTHealth Houston vehicle to get to different facilities.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us, you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ well-being is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts include entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus, many more!

Position Summary:

Maintains a complex inventory system at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates and participates in the annual physical inventory.

  2. Manages surplus and storage areas of the inventory section.

  3. Affixes inventory tags to new equipment and “sensitive items.”

  4. Prepares inventory data for entry into the computer.

  5. Reviews and date-stamps purchase orders.

  6. Receives and issues property items.

  7. Assigns property numbers to the equipment.

  8. Disposes of obsolete items.

  9. Solves routine problems concerning the location of property in storage and inventory discrepancies.

  10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

Two years of clerical experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.