One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Corporate Supply Chain Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Buyer.
The Buyer sources and purchases capital equipment and services requested by facilities. Works with assigned facilities to ensure GPO and UHS contract compliance and standardization. Assists them in the procurement process. Provides extensive customer service and responsiveness to customer's needs. Works in McKesson on PFM funding and problem solving. Resolves invoice discrepancies on a daily basis. Handles multiple tasks and provides efficient response turn around for all communications.
Key Responsibilities include:
Processes CAR/PAC approved requests to meet established department standards. Funds all orders in McKesson in a timely manner. Works on PAC's. Pays apps and requisitions for projects on assigned facilities. Works with Value Analysis, PPI and Legal teams as needed. Continues to educate and update by attending vendor meetings.
Responds to voicemails and emails within department standards. Acts as a resource to the process for the customer. Works closely with facility staff/C-Suite to assist as needed.
Identifies cost savings opportunities. Identifies products or services that can be contracted or group buys negotiated.
Reconciles invoice discrepancies and ensures accuracy of invoices. Matches invoices for payment. Works closely with A/P team daily.