Network Purchasing Service Line Specialist
Company: Saint Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem
Posted on: May 3, 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.The Purchasing Service Line Specialist will have
expertise in sourcing supplies, equipment and purchased services.
Ability to accurately produce a detailed financial analysis
including pricing comparison, distribution, and inventory control.
The Specialist will engage in all purchasing activities of the
respective network service lines and act as a resource to Network
Executives, Directors and Managers in order to provide the best
overall value in all aspects of assigned projects.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Sources, reviews, and implements cost savings opportunities for
supplies, equipment and purchased services.
- Collaborates with Materials Management leadership for cost
savings opportunities through Premier contracts, local contracts
and other sources.
- Works closely with department managers to identify
opportunities to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes by
improving purchasing processes and customer service.
- Interviews and selects vendors to evaluate products, equipment
or services requests. Assists with bidding and negotiating
- Manages the day to day activity with purchased services
contracts to ensure efficient implementation, performance and
responses from contracted vendors.
- Monitors contract pricing in the Materials Management
information system to ensure accurate information
- Performs and presents financial analysis to Value Analysis
teams in a concise professional manner to ensure all members have
an understanding of the materials and can make informed
- Adheres to and maintains compliance with goals, objectives,
policies and procedures of the department.
PHYSICAL 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
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field
preferred and/or 3-5years 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. Experience with computer/Microsoft Excel or Access
Please complete your application using your full legal name
andcurrent home address. Be sure toincludeemployment history forthe
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you areencouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications
andlicenses, 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!!
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