O.R. PURCHASING COORDINATOR
- Location: Secaucus, NJ
- Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Responds to requests from the Operating Room regarding required purchases.
Maintains knowledge of surgical supply markets and competitive opportunities in
correlation with the hospitals GPO.
Reviews incoming purchase requisitions, ensures proper authorization, clarifies
requirements and prepares/issues purchase orders.
Confirms orders are received and accepted by suppliers and obtains order fulfillment
schedules and expedites deliveries.
Coordinates with suppliers, receiving and accounts payable to ensure supplier payments
are made in accordance with payment terms.
Assists with cost containment strategies and budget formulation. Identifies potential cost savings and introduces
products for consideration.
Maintains contact with vendor sales personnel to understand market developments, ensure price competition and
improve services levels.
Works alongside the purchasing director in overseeing day to day negotiations for
implants, supplies & equipment.
Education + Experience Requirements
High school diploma
Bachelors degree preferred but not required
4+ years of Material Management experience within a hospital or ASC setting
Credentials + Qualifications:
Must be well organized with the ability to multitask.
Knowledge of surgical instruments/supplies required
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Experience with an EMR system, preferably Meditech.
- Full Time Non Union