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Buyer

Pay Range: Min: $25.46 Mid: $31.82. Pay is based upon relevant education and experience.
 
 
POSITION PURPOSE: 
Responsible for the "direct" procurement activities for Vail Health and Surgery Center Supply Chain.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
  1. Orders and expedites stock and non-stock supplies/services/equipment.
  2. Assures contracts/pricing are correct from time of order to invoice.
  3.  Assist in item file/Vendor Maintenance.
  4. Checks Departmental requisitions for accuracy before ordering.
  5. Helps direct related inventory management functions. Member of Materials Admin On-Call team and will be responsible for filling in for non-productive coverage in a cross-trained environment.
  6. Trouble shoots fall outs and non-typical issues related to procurement.
  7. High degree of windows sub systems (excel, word, e-mail) and specialty MMIS software.
  8. Directs/coordinates communication with ordering departments.
  9. Works with Finance on invoicing discrepancies.
  10. Suggests improvements in Supply Chain Methods and process.
  11. Role models the principals of a Just Culture.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Experience:
  • Knowledge of purchasing in medical facility. Multi task and ability to prioritize based on daily tasks.
License(s):
  • n/a
Certification(s):
  • n/a
Computer / Typing:
  • Microsoft Office experience. Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
 
Education:

As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

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