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General Clerk III- Day shifts- Washington DC 


Location: Washington DC VA Medical Center; 

Type of Position:  (12/13/23 thru 12/13/24) with option to extend

Positions Available

7a - 3:30p Monday- Friday Days


The primary purpose of the position is to ensure that supplies and material are distributed to all areas serviced by Logistics. Provide wards, clinics, operating rooms, secondary storage locations, and other hospital facilities with supplies and material including, but not limited to, sterile and non-sterile medical supplies, instruments sets, and equipment. Assignments include but are not limited to: scanning, barcoding, receiving, storing, and the distribution of medical and surgical supplies, instruments, and other material. The work requires knowledge of applicable policies and procedures as well as inventory systems such as the generic inventory package (GIP), bar-coding, aseptic procedures and Logistics processes.


Work is performed on established shifts, which may involve evening, overnight, or weekend hours.


  • Work requires a familiarity with the terminology of the office unit.
  • Selects appropriate methods from a wide variety of procedures or makes simple adaptations and interpretations of a limited number of substantive guides and manuals.
  • The clerical steps often vary in type or sequence, depending on the task.
  • Recognized problems are referred to others.
  • A High School Diploma and three (3) years of experience is required
  • Requires practical knowledge of standard supply management procedures to perform work involving inventory and excess material management. Knowledge and ability to interpret policies, procedures, manuals, and regulations pertaining to supply/inventory management and federal acquisition systems.
  • Requires knowledge related to stock rotation, hazard alerts and recalls to ensure outdated or otherwise compromised supplies and material are removed from usage area.
  • Requires knowledge of an automated inventory system to monitor issues and receipts in support of stock replenishment processes. Requires analytical ability to define and recognize problems, to collect applicable data and make recommendations for a solution.
  • Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel, sufficient to enter information and manage supply inventory.
  • Knowledge of the names of the different supply items including the trays and sets, and a general understanding of how items are used in case the user refers to them by another name.
  • Requires knowledge of the availability, economic use, operation, and integration of aseptic procedures into the total health care program.
  • Knowledge and general understanding of terminology and items related to specialty carts to ensure carts are built appropriately.
  • Knowledge of item descriptions, medical and surgical terminology established work methods, and recognized priorities of the clinical areas served.
  • Requires effective communication concepts techniques and methods (oral and written) to communicate with a variety of individuals, including internal and external customers.
Position Requirements


  • A High School Diploma and three (3) years of experience is required


  • The Contractor shall have knowledge and experience with safe handling, storage and distribution of supplies.
  • The Contractor shall have knowledge of JC, AMMI, HIPPA, AORN, FDA and OSHA recommendation, regulations and standards of practice.
  • The Contractor shall have reasonable knowledge of VA's computer system.

Physical Abilities Required:

The work requires standing and walking during the entire workday, and frequent reaching, bending and lifting of supply packages (occasionally weighing as much as 50 pounds). Work requires pushing loaded carts of medical supplies (weighing in excess of 100+ pounds). With proper assistance, moves heavier items’ weighing over 40 pounds.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Compensation 18.74/hr + 4.54/hr for a total of 23.28 per hour  
Position General Cleark III- Weekend shifts- Washington DC  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 11/27/2023  
Location Calloway & Associates - Washington, DC  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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