Job Summary

Assists Coordinators with the operation of the procurement function of the department. Maintains the computerized materials management system. Monitors and enforces procurement-related policies and procedures. Performs all tasks in a manner that recognizes the value of positive customer relations.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas

  • Reviews and checks for accuracy, specification and need and processes all approved orders and requisitions.
  • Places all orders with distributors utilizing phone or automatic order entry.
  • Verifies all packing slips against purchase orders and forwards to Accounts Payable.
  • Interfaces directly with Accounts Payable in instances where price discrepancies exist between the purchase order and invoice. Approves short payments to distributors for the invoiced price.
  • Reports all major or consistent price discrepancies to the Materials Management Director.
  • Coordinates all product returns with various vendors.
  • Provide customer service by answering questions; explaining polices and procedures; researching purchase questions, and resolving any customer-related need.
  • Communicates with all departments in relation to requisitions and orders that are in progress.
  • Reviews backorders and expedites these orders.
  • Updates item master files as needed.
  • Updates, catalogs, price lists and product vendor files as needed.
  • Exercise good judgment in determining priority of orders.
  • Maintain files and records in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the overall functions of the Materials Management Department.
  • Requires minimal supervision in performance of job duties.
  • Completes duties in a time efficient manner.
  • Understands how to prioritize responsibilities to ensure completion of duties.
  • Is a self-starter; meets responsibilities without prompting.
  • Demonstrates the values of team concept on a consistent basis.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Provides coverage for departmental team members during their absence.
  • Perform other tasks or special projects as requested

Regulatory Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • At least one (1) year experience with an inventory control system in the healthcare environment

Why Crescent Regional?

At Crescent Regional Hospital, our goal is, and always has been, to cultivate a community of doctors, Nursing, and administrators to breathe new life into a previously dying hospital as to provide a continuum of care for the communities of Lancaster, DeSoto, and all surrounding areas. Unwavering in our vision and determined to not just be a choice in healthcare, but the choice in healthcare we need to hire the best from the community as to give the best care for the community.

Being of relative size to the communities we serve, both in staff and structure, allows us the ability to collaborate with and learn from one another as a means to provide treatment which is extensive, thorough, and specific to each patient. And because our internal culture is one of recognizing individual strengths and accomplishments, everyone gets their deserved moment to shine. As members of the Crescent Regional Family, we build one another up because we understand when we strive, our patients and community thrive which perpetuates us all into excellence.

We thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Crescent Regional Hospital and look forward to working with you when you become part of the Crescent Regional Family!