Job Summary: Responsible for the purchasing of all supplies, equipment, and services for the Saint Francis Health System.
Manages and ensures contract compliance. Plans, establishes and implements goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the department. Directs the activities of the buyers, secretarial, and clinical staff toward providing the Health System with the highest value equipment, purchase agreements and services.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration required. Master's Degree in related field preferred.
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: None.
Work Experience: 5 - 7 years in Purchasing or Materials Management in a general/acute care hospital or other related health care facilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
Effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including the ability to negotiate contracts and vendor agreements. Ability to administer/supervise departmental operations, including budgeting, staffing, and interdepartmental relations. Ability to demonstrate self-initiative and motivation.
Ability to provide leadership, improve performance, accept challenges, and maintain composure in stressful situations. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to organize and prioritize work in an effective and efficient manner. Ability to examine and analyze numerical and financial data.
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability
Saint Francis Health System