Purchasing Service Line Manager - Surgical Services
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 9, 2021
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.Responsible for all
purchasing activities of the respective network service lines.
Manages Buyers and Purchasing Clerks performance in order
processing, sourcing of supplies, pricing, and financial analysis.
Establishes goals and objectives with service line
personnel.Identifies and implements cost savings opportunities for
supplies, equipment and purchased services. Performs and presents
financial analysis to Value Analysis teams.The intent of this job
description is to provide a summary of the major duties and
responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a
detailed description of all the work requirements that may be
inherent in the position.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Monitors compliance with goals, objectives, policies and
procedures of the department with assigned personnel.
- Completes annual performance evaluations of service line
- Collaborates with the Director of Strategic Sourcing and
Contracting for cost savings opportunities through Premier
contracts, local contracts and other sources.
- Works closely with department managers to improve purchasing
processes and customer service.
- Works with vendors on new product requests, contracts,
negotiations and bids.
- Monitors contract pricing in the Materials Management
information system to ensure accurate information
- Provides guidance and direction for Value Analysis team,
departments and personnel as it relates to fiscal responsibility
and Value Analysis principles.
- Works with department managers, Inventory Control and vendors
on product conversions.OTHER FUNCTIONS:
- Attends meetings as required.
- Regularly meets with service line personnel to discuss
procedures and receive updates on routine functions. Monitors
compliance to confirmations and open order report.
- Reconciles invoice discrepancies.
- Active member of Value Analysis Team.PHYSICIAL AND SENSORY
REQUIREMENTS:Standing for up to 4 hours, up to 1 hour at a time.
Walking for up to 4 hours per day, 1 hour at a time. Sitting for up
to 8 hours per day, 4 hours at a time. Frequently uses fingers for
data entry, etc. Frequently uses hands for filing, telephone and
loading printers with paper. Uses upper extremities to lift up to
30 pounds. Stoops, bends or reaches above shoulder level. Hearing
as it relates to normal and phone conversations. Seeing as it
relates to general vision, near vision, peripheral vision and
visual monotony.EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Business
Administration or related field and/or 7-10 years' experience in
healthcare setting.TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Experience in Purchasing
or Materials Management preferred. Clinical background is a plus.
Must be accurate in dealing with figures. Management experience
required. Experience with computer/Microsoft Excel or Access
required.WORK SCHEDULE:Day shift, Monday through Friday, with other
hours based on the needs of the department .Please complete your
application using your full legal name and current home address. Be
sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years,
including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged
to upload a current resume, including all work history, education,
and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly
recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of
submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in
St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal
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