Healthcare Purchasing Specialist needed ASAP

Los Angeles, CA | Temporary

Job ID: MM-JZ-PurSpec01 Category: Professional Services Pay Rate: $22-30 / hr

Our client, a large hospital in Los Angeles, seeks an experienced purchasing specialist for a long-term temporary position paying up to $30/hour based on qualifications.

About the Position:

  • Issue PO numbers and forms
  • Prepare invoices
  • Submit Purchase Orders to 3rd party vendors
  • Arrange purchase approvals
  • Place orders for new or replacement supplies
  • Place orders for equipment repairs
  • Fulfill orders received from other departments
  • Monitor inventory
  • Place inventory reorders
  • Track order acknowledgements
  • Manage scheduling and tracking tools
  • Track aging POs – with vendor updates and communication
  • Track POs to ensure timely deliveries
  • Coordinate weekly backorder and system cleanups
  • Prepare and distribute reports for backorders
  • Purchase office and kitchen supplies
  • Track courier shipments
  • Distribute order and returns paperwork
  • Classify invoices for payment
  • Resolve paperwork errors

About the Candidate:

  • 3+ years’ experience tracking, shipping, warehouses, product inventories, procurement, supply chain (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience in the purchasing for healthcare (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience in the healthcare industry (PLUS)
  • Advanced computer/software skills including Microsoft Suite: MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook; and Oracle (MUST)
  • Paragon or Lawson (PLUS)
  • Personality, Characteristics and Skills: advanced written and oral communication, able to multi-task, able to work independently, self-directed work mentality, detail oriented, problem-solver, organized, efficient, team player

Equal Opportunity Employer considering qualified candidates in accordance with state and federal laws, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


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