DOCTORS HOSPITAL AT RENAISSANCE Buyer in EDINBURG, Texas

Job Title: Buyer Job Req # 20829 Department: 7660-MATERIALS MGMT Type of Position: Full-Time Shift: 8 am to 5 p.m. City Edinburg JOB DESCRIPTION: POSITION SUMMARY: Perform a variety of clerical and manual tasks involved in maintaining inventory controls to include receiving, verifying, storing and issuing various supplies, materials and equipment. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsible for the procurement of supplies, equipment and services as it pertains to the functionality of the facility. 2. Determines best source for purchase by investigating options and conducting bids as required. 3. Issues PO numbers to appropriate vendor, obtaining and providing necessary information ordering by phone, mail, electronically or facsimile. 4. Follows up on delayed or back ordered items, updating essential information in the MMIS, anticipating potential problems, solving them prior to crisis. 5. Maintains full knowledge of the MMIS and its relationship with MMIS users. 6. Understands and adheres to the approval and evaluation method and procedures of new items. 7. Keeps records regarding pricing, product information and vendors organized and readily available. 8. Reviews and audits back order list, determining reason for the back order and take appropriate action. 9. Reviews and audits invoice discrepancies, determining reason for the discrepancy and take appropriate action. 10. Responsible to process return goods, product or equipment replacement, or repairs, in a timely manner and noting proper documentation in the MMIS. 11. Interact with all departments in a professional manner to communicate information with regard to orders placed on their behalf. 12. Perform clerical duties as they pertain to Purchase Order files. 13. May perform other tasks and duties as assigned that is appropriate with the operation of the Materials Management department. JOB REQUIREMENTS: POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: High school Graduate required Working knowledge of medical terminology required. Experience in material management preferred Computer knowledge is required 3.JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Preferred 3 years of experience in Healthcare Purchasing. Knowledgeable of different purchasing methods. Ability to purchase supplies, equipment and services at the best price Ability to conduct themselves professionally with all vendors and hospital personnel Able to organize work to maintain a smooth work flow Have good communication skills and share information with co-workers and hospital personnel