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Lead Distribution Aide

Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  60227


Inputs products/goods received and/or oversees delivery, tracking, and documentation of patient care equipment. Assists in the assignment of tasks within assigned area, and ensures tasks are performed as prescribed in the staff’s job descriptions. Proactively supports the efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No professional certifications required
  • 2 years of experience in healthcare distribution (3 years preferred)
  • Experience with inventory control computer systems and Microsoft Office products
  • Experience in supervising employees
  • N/A
  • Must possess good communication, computer, and organizational skills
  • Available to work rotating shifts and overtime with short notice
  1. Assigns tasks for and monitors results of the assigned staff.
  2. Supports and participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services provided.
  3. Drives the department's customer service initiatives, understands and supports family-centered care philosophy, and interfaces with departments as necessary to support patient care.
  4. Receives deliveries and properly documents paperwork as needed, tracks end-of-month statistics and assists in end-of-month closing, and ensures shipping feedback is completed daily.
  5. Enters requisitions as needed.
  6. Assists with ordering of supplies and/or equipment as necessary.
  7. May maintain records and reconcile with vendor and purchasing as appropriate.
  8. Maintains a clean and safe workplace, ensuring all deliveries are made in a timely manner.
  9. Recognizes issues and works with the appropriate leader and others as necessary to resolve.
  10. Answers phone calls and emails in a timely manner.
  11. Assist Supervisor and/or Manager with development of staff by: being available to teammates, acting as a resource to help complete complicated/complex tasks, providing on the job training to team, and seeking out opportunities to become actively involved in staff workflow and development.
  12. Provide Supervisor and/or Manager feedback on staff performance, educational needs, and workflow status.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Supply Chain - Supply chain

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Patient Care, Pediatric, Healthcare