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Purchasing Coordinator

Company: LifeLong Medical Care
Location: Oakland
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Come join a dynamic care team at LifeLong Medical Care. We are looking for a full time Purchasing Coordinator -in Oakland. The Purchasing Coordinator will be responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures, placing material orders for sites to maintain effective company operation. This individual will also be charged with conducting regular price comparisons and negotiating deals with potential vendors to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased. -This is a full time, 40 hours/week, benefit eligible position. Compensation: $20/hour. -LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have over 15 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition. -BenefitsWe offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan. -COVID-19 Vaccine PolicyIn accordance with LifeLong Medical Care's commitment to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we have adopted a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our patients and visitors; and the community at large from infectious diseases, that vaccinations may reduce. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Order of the California State Public Health Officer. Unless a reasonable medical or religious accommodation is approved, all employees must receive COVID-19 -vaccinations.

Responsibilities:
Develops and maintains ordering system for medical and office supplies, and equipment through a variety of sources and vendors, per the policies of LifeLong Medical Care.Trains LifeLong staff involved in the purchasing process.Conducts price reviews and comparisons on an ongoing basis.Maintains Purchase Order system with linkage to accounts payable.Ensures that all supply-related paperwork flows from sites to account for orders and that invoices are processed in a timely manner.Collaborates with directors and identified staff regarding site supplies including Processes returns and ensures accurate account credit.Supplies and equipment inventories. Maintains the inventory logs for each site and updates annually.Maintains vendor contracts and agreements for vendors and also a strong working relationships.Stay up to date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company.Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies.Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors.Develop an active process for measuring supply inventory and determining purchasing needs based on quarterly and annual numbers.Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies.

Qualifications:
Skills in organization, supervision, communication (both oral and written), and interpersonal relationships.Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds.Strong computer skills with ability to navigate and utilize internet medication and product ordering websites effectively. Word-processing, Spreadsheet, and Data Entry preferred.Ability to lift ten pounds and move items that may be heavy or awkward in a safe manner.Education/ExperienceHigh School diploma or GED.Two years work experience in a Purchasing/Ordering Department preferably in a medical setting. Excellent communication and negotiation skills.Proven history of effective supply management.Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company needs.

Keywords: LifeLong Medical Care, Oakland , Purchasing Coordinator, Other , Oakland, California

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