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Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000533853906

Req. No

70043154

Job Title

Procurement Specialist

Region

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Healthcare

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CORP Supply Chain-79900

Address

919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
US

Type

Full Time

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Reporting to the Manager of Materials Operations, the Procurement Specialist is directly responsible for managing, ordering and maintaining facility supplies required for all clinical activities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
· Prepares, interprets and manages purchases for a broad variety of requirements such as medical/surgical products, laboratory products, radiology products and non-medical goods and /or capital purchases. · Evaluates potential sources of merchandise/services, conducts price analyses, places orders according to best options available within procedural guidelines and institutional time frames, and resolves problems between external customers (vendors) and internal customers. · Prepares price/cost analyses for supply contracts, tracks and monitors contract changes, deliverables and performance of vendors. · Ensures a clear understanding of supply contract terms and conditions. · Ensure that all contractual transactions are in adherence with applicable federal, state and local mandates and that all analyses and reporting follow established business processes and best practice methodology. · Knowledge of inventory, par level management, and stocking within supply rooms.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS A. Education/Skills
  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Experience
    • Five years purchasing experience with progressively increasing responsibility in strategic procurement operations within a healthcare or related business organization required.
    • Knowledge of purchasing systems (i.e. Pyxis, Meditech, Advantx, McKesson, PeopleSoft, Lawson, or similar ERP systems required).
    • Experience and strong understanding of hospital value analysis program and related practices within healthcare Supply Chain preferred.
    • Prior experience in business operations or Supply Chain within a healthcare/hospital environment preferred.
    C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
    • None
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