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The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.
Works with departments and vendors to provide supplies and services for areas assigned. Coordinates routine and STAT purchases as required. Expedites all purchases to ensure timely product receipt. Supports the Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Manager and the Director of Materials Management as required.
High school graduate or equivalent
Previous patient care experience preferred
Speak and understand English fluently
Knowledge of Aseptic technique preferred
Basic Computer skills preferred
Works directly with service leads for procurement of case-specific special needs and vendor/ sales representative notification for OR case support
Works directly with sales representative for supplies and contracts as assigned.
Obtains price quotes on routine purchases.
Coordinates and sets up standing and blanket purchase orders with applicable vendors.
Coordinates STAT orders with follow up to ensure timely receipt of product.
Coordinates new technology trials with vendors and sales representatives
Co-chairs local quality value analysis (CQVA) committee with nursing management, and serves on the regional and system-wide CQVA committees.
Processes orders for off-site physician offices.
Maintains files and records of current and alternate vendors supplies and services, as well as approved product substitution.
Expedites delivery for all open purchase orders.
Verifies, negotiates changes and approves payment for Non-Capital invoices with discrepancies.
Enters data and purchase orders, downloads and transmits orders, to maintain the integrity of the Materials Management system, as required.
Maintains file for service contracts, standing orders and blanket orders. Furnishes the Purchasing Agent with orders that are due for renewal.
Coordinates repair purchase orders, exchanges and return goods authorizations
Serves as a point of contact with Biomedical Engineering for repair and evaluation of hospital medical equipment
Monitors usage, shelf-life, and stock rotation of consumable products used in the OR.
Facilitates the surgical care of the Perioperative patient maintaining an aseptic environment. Insures that all required instrumentation, supplies and equipment are readily available.
Functions as a member of surgical team, exhibiting excellent communication skills and developing positive working relationships with all team members.
Exhibits competency in surgical specialties by regularly scrubbing in to maintain skill sets.
Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications:
A.S. Degree with one year purchasing experience required. Completion of an approved Surgical Technology Program with one year related work experience as a Surgical Technologist and three years purchasing experience can be substituted for the A.S. Degree. Mainframe and personal computer proficiency required. PeopleSoft Materials Information System knowledge preferred. Critical Success Factors:
Exemplary customer service. Health care purchasing knowledge. Detail oriented. Excellent organizational skills. Self-motivated: able to work independently. Effective interpersonal/communication skills.
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
RegularStandard Hours:40Schedule:Full-time (40 hours)
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