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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Downstate Depot - Central Receiving

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Central Receiving INFO

State Financial System Shutdown Update March 2015 (link)
Phone: 718-270-1217
Fax: 718-270-4773
MailStop: 61
Email: Reception Desk
Location: UH B-527 (Enter thru Downstate Depot Reception UH B-530A ;UH Basement opposite Medical Records)
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 4pm
Asst Director: Kevin LeDoux, Ext 4254 (718-270-4254)


Central Receiving provides the following services to all user departments:

  • Receives and process incoming / outgoing shipments between the vendors and user departments.

Notes: Incoming Direct vendor shipments on State PO's to DMC's Satellites;

    - Bay Ridge, Midwood/ Nostrand Ave, Family Health Services/ 840LeffertsBlvd, and Dialysis/ 710PSA: DMC Staff at these off-sites are required to sign and fax all packing slips to Main campus Central Receiving so that SURS receipts can be entered to automatedly authorize A/P invoice payment.

    - Long Island College Hospital (LICH); State PO direct shipments to LICH are entered by on-site LICH Receiving staff to authorize A/P invoice payment.

  • Transport all incoming supplies and materials to the user departments.
  • Receipt and return of gas cylinders.

Mission Statement

Department of Administrative Services: Consolidated service units at a contiguous location to the extent practical, and commonly known as “Downstate Depot”, that currently includes: Central Receiving, Central Stores, Quick Copy Center, Mail/Messenger, Warehouse, and Property Control, and provides:

  • A “one-stop” customer service location for multiple support unit services, and
  • Maximized workforce cross-training and deployment dependant upon daily workload.
  • Provide the highest standards of quality customer services and customer satisfaction while adhering to DMC’s Code of Ethic and Business Conduct, and Principles of Behavior (pgs 16-31), in support of DMC’s Educational, Clinical and Research enterprises, in a dependable manner while maintaining accurate records of all transactions within all applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Provide accurate & efficient processing of both incoming and outgoing packages, including the receipt of all incoming goods of all DMC enterprise funding sources, to its destination in a prompt and efficient manner and assisting in the resolution of shipment discrepancies.
  • Provide documentation to the respective supply chain funding entity, where applicable.