Hospital Buyer Resume Samples

Hospital Buyers are charged with the most crucial duty of procuring stock and materials on behalf of the hospital management. Working closely with the inventory team and department heads, the hospital buyer completes the following tasks as mentioned on the Hospital Buyer Resume – identifying the buying needs of each department, sourcing suppliers, negotiating prices, managing contracts, and maintaining an accurate record of procured items. Checking the inventory level, and ensuring the timely delivery of goods are also part of the job description.

To provide high-quality patient care, and to ensure there is no overstocking/understocking of goods, the applicant should possess the following skills and abilities – the ability to multitask, work prioritization skills, the ability to work under pressure, a keen eye for detail, familiarity with procurement regulations and standards, and the ability to analyze data and market trends. Typically, a bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or business administration is required. However, prior work experience in procurement or supply chain management is appreciated.

 

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Hospital Buyer Resume

Objective : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for evaluating requisitions and department requests using judgment and prudent purchasing concepts to procure supplies for departments on a timely basis,Evaluating purchase history and cost variances to understand changes in usage history or technology to explain variances in departmental supply expenses.

Skills : Negotiation, Communication, and Knowledge Of Procurement Processes And Practices.

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Description :

  1. Utilized data to develop contracts or utilize group-purchasing agreements.
  2. Solicited vendor community for capital equipment working in concert with Information Services, Biomedical, and Engineering, and requesting departments to meet health district needs.
  3. Communicated within the health district and vendor community in a timely and professional manner exhibiting the values of the health district in all they do.
  4. Maintained electronic catalogs, price lists, and product literature to assist departments in making supply decisions.
  5. Handled returns from user departments and/or employees on a timely basis.
  6. Met with sales representatives to discuss purchasing policies and/or to discuss new products and contract development.
  7. Reviewed any invoice discrepancy from Accounting and made a determination on how to resolve the discrepancy, i.e. vendor needs to credit amount or our price needs to be increased/decreased and why.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BBA


Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Expediting orders that have not been filled by their expected delivery dates as necessary, Researching contracts and warranties to determine who is responsible for the repair or replacement of equipment, i.e. surgical instruments, copiers, and major medical equipment.

Skills : Attention To Detail and Organizational Skills.

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Description :

  1. Protected the hospital against unnecessary billing, i.e. verifying freight charges, and restocking fees.
  2. Authorized purchase/replacement/repair of equipment. Investigate the benefits of replacement costs vs. repair costs to the hospital.
  3. Assisted with the orientation of new employees to the policies, procedures, and systems of the Materials Management area.
  4. Provided PeopleSoft training to new requisitioners within the District.
  5. Assisted with troubleshooting issues that may arise with the software system. Helps with testing and validation of upgrades.
  6. Maintained Excel spreadsheet database on all Capital purchases.
  7. Annually identified 2-4 or more product categories that offer significant cost reduction potential. Demonstrated success in achieving estimated reductions/savings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA


Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Acting as a buyer for the Warehouse, ensuring that LMC maintains on-hand metrics in the benchmark database, and liaising with Directors and V.P.s on construction and renovation projects to ensure equipment needs are met. Attends Construction meetings.

Skills : Planning, Knowledge Of Healthcare Products And Equipment.

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Description :

  1. Liaisoned with practice managers of newly acquired practices.
  2. Ensured Materials Management needs were met.
  3. Maintained and updated monthly dashboard for the purchasing area that demonstrates the quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness of the department.
  4. Demonstrated the WMH Customer Service Values, which are key in providing quality service to patients and customers. 
  5. Conducted market research, product research, and product evaluation.
  6. Identified and applied business techniques to the operation of the hospital’s organization to eliminate excess costs.
  7. Initiated routine supply orders, both manually and electronically, including bill-only and consignment inventory according to established procedures and protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Managing controls on receipt/acknowledgment of materials, supplies, equipment, and maintenance of receiving records. Coordinated all product returns and maintained adequate inventory. Documented and authorized all institutional purchases.

Skills : Familiarity With Purchasing Software And Systems.

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Description :

  1. Notified and ordered from appropriate sources when stock decreases from optimal level.
  2. Researched alternate material and/or supply sources as applicable.
  3. Coordinated capital acquisitions and service contracts as assigned by the Director of Materials Mgmt, Regional Contract Director, and/or the Surgery Director. 
  4. Maintained and updated master contract/lease files.
  5. Assisted in monitoring and maintaining established supply stock levels. Implement procedures, both manual and electronic, that monitor inventories.
  6. Served as primary contact for physicians and their staff coordinators regarding instruments and equipment coordination needs.
  7. Acted as the lead person for the Surgery physical inventory process and all related preparation measures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Interacting with vendors, store managers, and other stakeholders to maintain on-time deliveries, Creating a hands-on training program for newly hired employees to acclimate each person to company policies and procedures, and individual job duties, Placing orders for merchandise consistent with quality, quantity, and other specification requirements.

Skills : Negotiation, Communication,Knowledge Of Procurement Processes And Practices.

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Description :

  1. Prepared departmental reports (financial, personnel, budget). Organized, interpreted, and reported management data regarding hospital purchases.
  2. Assisted with budget preparation as needed. Worked with Surgery department staff to determine needs, establish specifications, and review contracts. 
  3. Advised clinical staff on procedures and methods that provide the best value to their expenditures. 
  4. Solicited and analyzed bids from vendors. Administered department's information systems resources, and identified opportunities to enhance the capabilities or operations of those systems.
  5. Attended in-house and outside meetings to keep abreast of product developments, and trends., thus maintaining support among the facility’s departments and industry peers.
  6. Developed and formulated spreadsheets for cost analyses, capital tracking, inventory trending, and other various R.O.I. determinations.
  7. Applied discretion over fiscal issues relating to budgetary and operating initiatives. 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA

Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Coordinating and negotiating with vendors for the purchase of various supplies, Performing investigations for alternate sources provided substitutes as per requirement, and Ensuring compliance with hospital policies and procedures as per HIPAA regulations.

Skills : Knowledge Of Healthcare Products And Equipment; Familiarity With Purchasing Software And Systems.

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Description :

  1. Documented that authorization for purchases conforms with the Hospital’s policies for budgetary commitments.
  2. Conformed to the established Standards of Behavior.
  3. Monitored purchases and maintained control of inventory in a hospital environment.
  4. Managed relationships with vendors and monitoring the supply chain.
  5. Purchased systems and material management process.
  6. Maintained multiple information systems and navigated through them efficiently.
  7. Developed and maintained professional relationships with vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA

Hospital Buyer Resume

Headline : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Preparing reports to be presented to the purchasing manager and ensuring the achievement of objectives, and Evaluating price confirmations from vendors as per hospital contracts, Assisting in the monthly reconciliation of MMIS invoices for vendor orders.

Skills : Knowledge Of Procurement Processes And Practices; Attention To Detail.

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Description :

  1. Coordinated with materials management departments and assisted in procurement of materials.
  2. Assisted with daily scans and refills to replenish O.R. inventories.
  3. Maintained O.R. database of stock and non-stock items and ensured that TEST and production systems matched one another.
  4. Created all purchase orders for O.R. products (both consignment and non-consignment).
  5. Followed up on backorders, including researching suitable substitutes with the vendor.
  6. Set up chargeable items to bill patients in all applicable systems.
  7. Researched and resolved invoice discrepancies, including tracking down whether or not items have arrived and where they may currently be.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BBA

Senior Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Senior Hospital Buyer, responsible for Administering and processing purchase orders and requisitions as per hospital policies, Supervising efficient hospital processes and resolving every account payable issue, Providing an optimal level of customer service, and ensuring compliance with hospital regulations.

Skills : Administrative Skills, Account Payable.

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Description :

  1. Demonstrated and encouraged team behavior and exceptional patient/guest experiences.
  2. Upheld and promoted patient safety and quality.
  3. Established effective PAR levels and adjusted as necessary.
  4. Assisted with maintaining physical shelf space in the O.R. Made space for new items, removed items that are no longer necessary, and updated bin labels.
  5. Maintained vendor check-in kiosk. Coordinates physical inventories in the Surgical Services area on a periodic and annual basis.
  6. Assisted Purchasing Agents with non-O.R. tasks for the hospital at large, as time allows.
  7. Wored the backorder report, open order report, match exceptions, and the receipt not invoiced reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BBA

Hospital Buyer Resume

Summary : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Monitoring inventory levels and assisting in the procurement of appropriate drugs for usage and storage, Preparing inter-departmental reports and documenting any shortfalls occurring in inventory, and Purchasing for over 22 Hospitals and 230 Clinics. Managed supply and demand requests that covered Engineering to NICU.

Skills : Knowledge Of Procurement Processes And Practices; Attention To Detail.

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Description :

  1. Collaborated with internal departments to better understand needs and determine purchasing requirements.
  2. Assisted as needed with all areas of Material Management. Controlled costs to ensure hospital financial stability.
  3. Prepared requests for proposals (RFP). Partnered with GPOs area hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to negotiate the best tier pricing.
  4. Performed analysis across multiple line items to determine the best pricing and quality.
  5. Negotiated contract terms with new and existing vendors. Maintains supplier database and catalogs in the ERP system.
  6. Trained new and current hospital staff on the purchasing functions of the ERP system.
  7. Processed and confirmed purchase orders for approved vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BBA

Hospital Buyer Resume

Objective : As a Hospital Buyer, responsible for Establishing relationships with vendors to secure competitive pricing and discounts,Managing and maintaining purchase orders and invoices, and also Analyzing sales and inventory data to determine purchasing needs and reorder points.

Skills : Organizational, Planning, and Knowledge Of Healthcare Products And Equipment.

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Description :

  1. Planned and conducted negotiations for products, equipment, and contracts.
  2. Prepared cost comparison of new and/or changing products.
  3. Researched and identified qualified suppliers. Insured adherence to all purchasing policies and procedures.
  4. Coordinated trials and evaluations. Monitored contract performance, expedited on-time deliveries, and ensured the accuracy of deliverables. 
  5. Managed recalls. Resolved invoice discrepancies. Conducted training of hospital staff in the Database Inventory Module. 
  6. Participated in Committee Meetings. Maintained a fully executable contract file.
  7. Provided as-needed position coverage for the Purchasing Assistant. Acted as a resource to staff and provided orientation of new staff. 
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA