Focuses on processing and validating requests for supplies made by specific and assigned client departments to procure requested supplies and create Purchase Orders in accordance with Tenet and Abrazo policies/processes. The Buyer II is generally dedicated to processing bill only, non-file and specialized purchase orders (repairs, service, auto-ship) or for purchasing capital equipment across a variety of departments. Works closely with Accounts Payable to resolve invoice exceptions
Must be able to communicate effectively through phone and email, provide excellent customer service, negotiate effectively, be highly organized, pay attention to detail and execute tactical plans. Strong organizational and time management skills, along with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload. Ability to work under tight deadlines and work overtime as needed. Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. Experience buying products using Materials Management Information System (MMIS). Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment that requires quick turnaround and quality output.Must have working and practical application knowledge of principles, methodologies, and liabilities related to Supply Chain Management. Ability to communicate at a high level to interact with Administrative Teams, Department Directors, nurses, physicians, and other departmental staff . Broad knowledge of medical and surgical products.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma; College degree preferred for career advancement opportunities.
Preferred Education: Associates Degree
Minimum Experience: 3-5 years relevant experience
Preferred Experience: Five plus years in healthcare purchasing.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Region
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.