Studies, plans, organizes, administers the material requirements of all hospitals and affiliates of North Country Healthcare. The related functions include purchasing, receiving, warehousing, inventory control, supply distribution, linen management and financial accounting of supplies distributed.
Supervises the recruitment, hiring, job assignments and training of all employees in the functions mentioned above.
Establishes, implements, and maintains the appropriate policies, procedures, and internal controls for all applicable material functions for North Country Healthcare.
Recommends the most effective organization of the system function and the complement of employees required.
Coordinates the taking of periodic inventories and examination of records for accuracy and adherence to physical inventory for North Country Healthcare.
Represents the system in negotiations for supplies and equipment, with the objective of obtaining the best cost/benefit ratio and adhering to contract compliance standards for the Group Purchasing Organization.
Furnishes routine and special reports and information as required.
Reviews requests for equipment, furnishings, supplies, and other items to assure that purchase requisitions meet with system policies and budget guidelines.
Consults with department managers to resolve supply and equipment needs, and assists with implementation of Materials Management practices in other departments.
Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital