Live and work in beautiful South Lake Tahoe, CA! Barton Health is seeking to hire a Full-Time Purchasing Agent. For more information about Barton Health, please visit the website at https://www.bartonhealth.org/tahoe/home.aspx
Summary of Position:
The Purchasing Agent performs price quotes, product comparisons, monitors delivery commitments, qualifies vendors, researches product substitutions and facilitates FDA recalls. Performs routine contract terms and conditions review and evaluates vendor performance in support of the contracting team, as necessary. Submits approved catalog orders to vendors in accordance with the contract portfolio. Places Non-Standard Purchase Orders in support of the Health System departments’ requirements, as necessary based upon contract and standardization initiatives. Communicates effectively with department managers on purchase policy, product availability and acquisition costs.
High school diploma or equivalent education/experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of two years of recent experience in Materials Management, Supply Chain Management and/or Purchasing and Distribution which includes using a computerized materials management information system; Healthcare specific highly preferred
Experience managing supplier performance, contract compliance, and capital purchasing are highly preferred.
Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills including intermediate or better experience in Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Supply Chain practices, policies and procedures required.
Knowledge of applicable state and local sales tax laws preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology and product specifications preferred.
Working knowledge of Anti-kickback and Stark Laws.
Working knowledge of accounting and general ledger principles required.
Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP), Purchasing Manager (CPM), Purchasing Professional (CPP) Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) or Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (APP) preferred.
Internal Number: 23164
About Barton Health
Barton Health is a community-based, not-for-profit, hospital and integrated healthcare system located in beautiful Lake Tahoe, California.
Barton Health has been proudly serving the Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley and surrounding communities for over four decades. Our healthcare system is comprised of a 71-bed acute care facility, 48-bed skilled nursing center, community clinic, urgent care centers, pediatric, surgical, ENT, internal medicine, rheumatology and family practice groups, as well as home health and hospice services. We are both honored and privileged to not only meet the needs of our local community but to exceed their expectations with consistently exceptional care.