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Purchasing Assistant - Supply Chain - FT - (25349)

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Purchasing Assistant - Supply Chain - FT - (25349)

Facility Name
Northwest Texas Healthcare System
AMARILLO, TX 79106 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Supply Chain
Job Description

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

The Purchasing Assistant purchases supplies and equipment for hospital departments and the Storeroom/Central Supply inventory. Orders requested products from vendors. Communicates order status to requesting departments. Coordinates with the CPO buyers for final purchase order numbers. Monitors backorders and obtains substitutes from other sources in emergency situations. Monitors requests for contract compliance, pricing and reduced or free freight. Maintains computer files with updated information.  Assists with vendor program and visitation compliance.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Join us and make a difference!

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements


  1. High School Diploma or equivalent required
  2. Some experience in the hospital setting preferred



  1. Ability to read, write and converse in English
  2. Ability to communicate with staff, support agencies, vendors and others
  3. Ability to cope with and remain calm under stress
  4. Ability to tolerate prolonged standing and sitting
  5. Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
  6. Ability to discriminate color
  7. Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  8. Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
  9. Bending, lifting (50 lbs. maximum), grasping, fine hand/eye coordination, pushing, pulling (100 lbs. maximum) and squatting
Posted: 2018-10-18 Expires: 2018-11-16

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