Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Stock Clerk Job

Job Number: RIH17743

Job Title: Stock Clerk

Department: Supply Distribution - 1014481

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

A level of knowledge generally obtained through completion of a High School diploma may be required.

Must be able to operate electric lift trucks, pallet jacks and hand trucks.

The ability to read and write English and to perform basic arithmetic computations to verify shipments, complete charge information, and perform stock reconciliation.

Clerical ability to maintain files.

Interpersonal skills to exchange information with patient care and other service providers regarding their supply needs.

Depending upon department assigned, familiarization with appropriate technical terminology may be required.

Must become familiar with all RIH/HCH delivery locations.


One to three months of related or on-the-job work experience is required to become familiar with terminology, supplies and storage procedures.

Under the general supervision, but according to established policies and procedures, receives, verifies, stores, picks and maintains inventory of material, supplies and/or equipment for distribution to Hospital departments. Maintains related inventory records and may participate in the ordering process.