Responsible for all processes included within materials management, capital purchasing, and contract processes for the facility. This includes but is not limited to managing capital purchase procurement, supply purchases and receiving. Responsible for review, analysis, coordination, and administration of any hospital GPO or local contracts, including tracking hospital compliance and savings.
Bachelors degree required
Minimum Work Experience
5-7 years of supply chain experience in a Healthcare setting required.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
5-7 years of purchasing and contract management, including management or supervisor experience preferred.
Proficient computer knowledge.
Strong knowledge and abilities in inventory supply processes and distribution functions of Supply Chain Management.
Worknig knowledge of Meditech's Material Management module preferred.
Knowledge of hospital finance operations.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 7657
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.