Silver Spring, Maryland-Silver Spring
Oct 13, 2020
Nov 17, 2020
Full Time
Initiate the procurement process of assigned areas and commodities to make available materials, supplies and services that the organization requires in its operation. Other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed depending on operational needs.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree - Bachelor's or equivalent experience in a related field. At least 4 years college coursework in Merchandising or Business (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years - Related and progressive experience (Required)

Experience in health care environment (Preferred)

Functional Accountabilities

Ensure availability of supplies as expected
1. Examine and evaluate purchase requisition prior to processing; assess the need of departments; process purchase orders, follow up on back orders and other staff inquiries promptly .

Achieve cost savings for designated assigned areas/stock items and commodities
1. Familiarize with various data collection tools to identify cost saving for supplies or services.

Data analysis of proposals and bidding documents for contract award
1. Review, analyze proposals and provide recommendations prior to contract awarding.

Maintain good vendor relations serving as a liaison and resource to hospital staff
1. Act as a liaison between vendors, manufacturer representatives to make resources available to hospital staff.

1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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