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Purchasing Assistant in Coppell, TX at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

Purchasing Assistant
 
THE COMPANY: Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust.  Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company 
(HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Purchasing Assistant.

More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes across healthcare operations.
HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers improve performance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices.                                             
This is accomplished by hiring professionals like you!

A seven-time recipient of a “Champion for Change” award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust actively encourages and enables ecologically responsible 
purchasing alongside fully embracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.

THE POSITION:
Seeking a full-time Purchasing Assistant who is responsible for processing all purchasing requests for all supplies, services, and equipment. 
The Purchasing Assistant is also responsible for ensuring that invoice and price discrepancies are resolved and the back order report is current.             
•        Validate receipt, review, and correct all EDI and fax confirmations in order to eliminate any service failures        
•        Process all on-line requisitions for assigned vendors
•        Build quality relationships and effective communication with the Hospital Supply Chain Directors, vendors, Customer Service, Purchasing and internal Control teams.
•        Excellent reasoning and problem resolution skills
•        Time management skills
•        Quick learner/multiple computer program
•        Process of 165 invoices daily in a high volume environment
•        Taking quick pay discounts daily for each assigned hospital
•        Communicating clearly in written format as well as verbal (phone and face-to-face)
•        Provides quick answers on customer service logs
 
 THE LOCATION:
Medical City Healthcare – Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas

• Medical City Healthcare is one of the region’s largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 12 hospitals, more than 50 ambulatory sites, 
more than 5,500 active physicians and 12,000 employees in Dallas-Fort Worth.
• Three Medical City Healthcare hospitals rank among the best in Texas, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” 2015-2016 ratings.
• Diverse choices of living style range of housing choices, from urban lofts, to white picket fences, to rambling suburban estates, in neighborhoods and schools that are equally 
diverse and nationally recognized.
• The Dallas region was listed as either nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report.
• Whether you’re looking for fine arts, entertainment, professional sports or giving back, you’ll never run out of activities in Dallas — fun here knows no bounds.    
 
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
• To attract the best talent, HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k) plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based on years of vesting service).                                                                                                 • Tuition Reimbursement program for individuals seeking higher education.                                                                       
• Generous annual incentive bonus program.                                                                                                                                 
• Professional growth and advancement.                                                                                                                                    
 
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or GED              
• One year previous accounts payable experience.  
• Must be possess high level of proficiency with 10-key.