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Job Category:

Business Operations



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Position Type:

Full Time

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Home Medical Equipment Supervisor - El Paso, TX

UHG - El Paso, Texas

Posted: 11/12/2018

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)


Job Summary:

The HME Supervisor is responsible for the daily warehouse operations: receiving, inventory control, selection, stocking, shipping activities, assigning, scheduling and directing work of warehouse staff in the packaging/preparing of equipment and supplies prior to distribution, loading/unloading and stocking supplies in the warehouse, cleaning/sterilizing all types of medical equipment, supervision of the Service Technician(s), bio-med  and warehouse assistant(s). Responsibilities of the Supervisor also include warehouse inventory and purchasing of supplies for the branch according to PAR levels, ensures efficient and accurate delivery of supplies, acts as a back-up driver when needed, ensures vehicle maintenance in accordance with regulatory standards, approves payroll in a timely manner and ensures education/training for his direct reports. Performs all functions in professional and ethical manner and collaborates with other members of the health care team to ensure quality patient care.


Additional Duties: 

  • Attends all required in - service programs to maintain comprehensive home care knowledge base

  • Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing assignments within projected time frames

  • Expresses verbal and written communication in a clear, positive, and cooperative manner

  • Demonstrates personal responsibility with regard to attendance and punctuality

  • Promotes Company’s philosophy, mission statement, and administrative policies

  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality with regard to all patient, staff and Agency information

  • Promotes the Agency image by adhering to the Dress Code

  • Follows the appropriate chain of command in all forms of communication

  • Demonstrates flexibility, enthusiasm, and willingness to cooperate while working with others or in place of others as necessary


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • 2 years of supervising experience 

  • Strong attention to detail and professional customer service skills

  • Must be able to communicate, speak, read and follow written and verbal instructions in English effectively

  • A minimum of three years delivering home medical equipment experience and / or supervisory experience

  • Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Knowledge of EMR system related to home medical equipment

  • Knowledge of HIPAA compliance rules and regulations

  • Skill in the operation of office equipment and smart phones

  • Solid customer service skills and excellent interpersonal skills

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



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