Within guidelines established by the hospital and Purchasing department, performs activities related to the procurement of products through the Pathways MMI System, and utilizes contracts and the bid process. Establish relationships with vendors for new product introduction, back order issues, and price changes.
Utilization of contracts and price agreements for products, services and equipment, through ROI. Product comparison to determine best product, best price, and cost savings analysis report once savings have been identified.
Weekly working of invoice discrepancies, through the invoice module of Pathways, to aid in reconciliation of invoice issues so that payment can be made to vendor within the NET 30 time frame.
Monthly working of the Open Order Report for determination of those orders that have not been received, to bring closure to those receiving issues, which then allows Accounting to pay vendor
H.S. Diploma/GED required.
Associates Degree in Business preferred.
Some hospital purchasing experience preferred. At least One year in Healthcare Purchasing Department.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.