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.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 259-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Coordinator - Surgical Materials
Promotes the most effective use of hospital funds in the acquisition of medical devices and products. Remains abreast of market conditions and trends and assists in evaluating medical devices and products. Identifies and promotes through implementation specific short and long range commodity cost containment initiatives and standardization programs through the organization's Value Analysis program. Facilitates communication between Surgical Services department, materials management and the central purchasing function for material needs. Authorized agent for the hospital's equipment and product repair function coordinating shipping, monitoring and receiving repair actions. Assists with acute care clinical and non-clinical purchasing and expense management processes.
Provides quality customer service as a representative for the institution by means of communication with/through vendor representative, telephone or email. Maintains good hospital image and supplier relations through daily business contacts. Insures outside representatives follow hospital onsite visitation policy.
Manages and reviews the storeroom orders and resolution reports, as well as CPO communication regarding product shortages/backorders, substitutions, and discontinuations. Communicates with affected departments and coordinates replacement product through approved contract sources to meet the needs of the organization.
Assists the Supply Chain director with product recall management and follow up reporting.
Coordinates contract conversions that impact stock items within the storeroom and the nursing PAR distribution areas.
As part of the Materials Management team, works in liaison with the central purchasing office to resolve purchase order issues, concerns and communicates expedited requests. Coordinates between AP and the CPO to resolve invoice discrepancies and PO adjustments.
Coordination of contract approval and implementation process through the UHS contract management portal.
Edits and reviews department PAR forms. Requests new items and vendor adds through SharePoint, as needed.
Coordination of the process to ensure accuracy of the storeroom perpetual inventory by efficient utilization of Materials Management techniques in purchasing, receiving, and distribution.