Location: Boys Town National Research Hospital-East
In a career at Boys Town National Research Hospital, you join us in changing the way America cares for children and families. We are currently expanding services. Come grow with us!
Under the general direction of the Director of Finance, is responsible for organizing and supervising the ordering of supplies, equipment, and cost reduction functions of all Medical, Surgical, Clinical and Ancillary areas of the Hospital.
Oversees the daily activities of the Materials Management Department.
Works with hospital departments and vendors to facilitate daily activities such as requisitioning of supplies, services and equipment.
Acts as a resource for the acquisition of capital equipment and ensures appropriate approval processes are followed.
Works with the Surgery Centers, Clinics, and other areas of the hospital at centralizing the purchasing process.
Participates in the annual budget process, value analysis teams, and disaster preparedness.
Promotes a collaborative culture between Materials Management, Nursing, Medical and Ancillary departments.
Oversees the Value Analysis Team and delegates duties to the buyer.
Notifies Surgical Services RN Admin Manager on billable supply price changes and on new products ordered.
This individual is expected to identify material resource savings through analysis of supply utilization practices, delivery systems and contract compliance. This is done in conjunction with the VAT committee, Premier Group Purchasing contracts and local contracts when needed.
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Excellent critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills.
Good computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external business contracts in an articulate, professional manner.
Ability to work independently in a collaborative environment, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Knowledge of purchasing practices, trends, and techniques.
Bachelor's degree, required.
Minimum of five years of experience ordering medical supplies and medical equipment, required.
Previous supervisory experience, preferred.
Previous experience in reviewing and developing contractual agreements with suppliers.
About Boys Town National Research Hospital:
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. The hospital annually serves more than 44,000 children and families from across the United States. With 28 research labs and $7.1 million annually in extramural funding, the Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research, and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: November 12, 2019
Job ID: 14607
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 14607
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.