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Material Handler/Warehouse

Req #: 15869
Entity: Asante Corporate
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Supply Distribution
Shift: Variable Hours/Variable Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.000001
Schedule: On Call
Salary: $18.10 - $22.62 depending on qualifications

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Material Handler/Warehouse

Additional Position Details: On-Call/Flexible Workforce position that may include a variable schedule. An additional 15% is paid on top of the base hourly rate.

Due to the nature of the work, this position does require the flexibility to work variable hours and variable days - to include day, evening, weekend and holidays hours.

Salary: Starting at $18.10 an hour and up (based on years of relevant experience). Plus, you will earn extra shift differentials for swing, night, and weekend hours:

  • $1.16 extra for working between 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • $2.00 extra for working between 11:01pm and 7:00am
  • $0.99 extra for working weekends

Why Asante

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

Position Summary

The Material Handler delivers supplies, specimens, data and paperwork to departments as requested in a confidential and timely manner. Other responsibilities include sorting U.S. and interoffice mail within the appropriate department slots; receiving, storing, and issuing supplies from inventories; maintaining adequate inventories to meet customer needs; utilizing non-stock processes and implementing off-campus deliveries; performing inventory control, identifying variances and back orders; restocking supplies quickly and accurately; rotating inventories while noting expiration dates and ensuring integrity of supplies. The Material Handler also proactively maintains a clean, orderly and safe work environment ensuring operations within DNV and OSHA guidelines; performs routine inventory cycle counts of warehouse stock supplies; and assists with special projects as needed. Must have competent communication skills in supporting the conveyance of supply issues to Purchasers, Supervisor or Inventory Coordinator.



  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate as needed for the position is required


  • Experience with inventory management and freight maintenance, preferred


  • Possession of a valid Driver's License with proof of safe driving record for the past ten years and proof of insurance may be required

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Competent with computers
  • Ability to quickly assess situations and apply critical thinking skills in a high stress level environment
  • Strong customer service skills including good verbal communication skills with all customers
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately match product numbers and descriptions to products for proper inventory management and record keeping
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to efficiently organize priorities while maintaining good customer relations during continual interactions with Asante employees and vendor delivery personnel
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a team with a clear understanding of team building principles
  • Ability to utilize warehouse equipment i.e. electric pallet jack, hand truck, pallet jack, dock lift

What We Offer Our Flexible Workforce (Per diem/On-call)

  • Competitive starting wage
  • An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)
  • Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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