Children's Hospital Colorado Buyer - 59283 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Purchasing_Contract MgmtHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: day shiftJob OverviewFacilitates the purchase of a wide variety of supplies, equipment, andservices in support of the all functions of the hospital, both clinical andnon-clinical. Effectively counterbalances and manages, in consultation withinternal customers, the need for clinical and/or performance effectivenessand quality, superior economics and timely provision of product andservices. The individual in this position will, as necessary, need tomanage vendor backorders and transaction discrepancies and engage in othertroubleshooting activities.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNo Direct Patient CareEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all the followingessential functions. These examples do not include all the functions which theemployee may be expected to perform.Among other deliverables, the individual in this position will:Use GHX and other EDI tools to place and manage ordersEmploy various strategies to minimize freight, installation and otherancillary expensesFacilitate the return of misdelivered or non-conforming productIn partnership with Strategic Sourcing, leverage the hospital's GPOarrangements.In partnership with AP, reconcile invoice discrepancies and match exceptionsOther InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelinesare generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to thework assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by generaloral or written instructions.Complexity: Falls between the entry and full performance/senior level.Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope but may be ofsubstantial intricacy. Employee primarily applies standardized practices.Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardizedsituations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases.Brings non-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered byguidelines or that are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.Communications: Contacts with team members, clients or the public whereexplanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, orpresented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within theparameters of the job function.Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardizedwork situation, the employee performs duties common to the line of workwithout close supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject tocontinual review.QualificationsEDUCATION - High School Diploma or GEDEXPERIENCE -Three years of buying experience in a healthcare setting. Musthave knowledge of an Enterprise Resource Planning system.Prefer five to seven years of previous buying experience in healthcare,evidencing increasing responsibility. Should have knowledge of healthcaremarket trends, changes in business practices in the assigned markets, andnew types of supplies entering the mark