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Department: BA-CORP-MAT'L MGMT
Schedule: Temporary-Full-Time
Shift: Day
Hours: 09:00am to 05:00pm - 0900A0500P
Job Details:
  • 2 - Associates Degree
  • 2 -4 years of experience


    • Expedites and follows up on orders placed on a regularly scheduled basis to ensure arrival of the products on a timely basis.
    •  Works closely with the store room supervisor.
    •  Manages preparation and maintenance of all departmental files.  
    • Fulfills requirements to use source of supplies, using progressive purchasing techniques and methods. 
    • Obtains and reviews bids from vendors.
    •  Communicates with vendors or potential vendors with regards to misunderstandings, complaints.
    •  Reviews and approves requests for medical equipment, furnishings, supplies, building materials and other items to ensure that all requisitions meet with purchasing policies.  
    •  Consults with department heads to resolve discrepancies or to assist in preparing requisitions for special items.  
    • Adheres to the prudent buyer philosophy.  
    • Manages bid requests on large orders on special equipment.
    • Arranged with vendors for replacement of defective items or arranges for credits on return items.
    • Keeps VP informed of current activities, any major discrepancies with vendors or nursing home, and any significant changes in the market place which might affect the organization.
    • Assures filing system for purchase orders (both alpha and numeric), requisitions and correspondence is maintained by staff. Fax or EDI.
    • Places requested orders by phone, assigns purchase order numbers, and follows up on unfilled purchase orders. 
    • Responsible for accurate use and maintenance for the Lawson ERP system as it relates to purchasing policies. 
    • Evaluates market conditions and trends. 
    • Develops purchasing arrangements, which are communicated to user departments. 
    • Advises administration and uses departments of supply sources and arranges for procurement on a pool basis rather than department by department. 
    • Makes recommendations in the selection of vendors to keep informed on new or substitute products. 
    • Assists in preparation of service contracts, bid procurement and quotation analysis.  
    • Works in liaison with Accounting Department regarding accounts payable. 
    • Edits and reviews departmental requisitions. 
    • All other duties assigned.  




                    Education:      AS, BS preferred                                          


    Experience:    At least 3 years in purchasing position with at least 1 year in health care       


    Other: Advanced level computer programs.





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