Purchasing Agent - Surgical Services - DMC in Farmers Branch, TX at Dallas Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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The Purchasing Agent for Surgical Services is responsible for assuring accurate collection, management, distribution and analysis of the department’s data. Areas of business responsibility include Perioperative, Day Surgery, Operating Room, PACU, Endoscopy, Central Sterile Processing, Interventional Radiology and Cardiac Catheterization. The Purchasing Agent is responsible for assisting with the development and monitoring of Surgical Services budgets and associated variance reports, computerized supply functions, re-processing, building strong relationships with surgeons, vendors, and for monitoring costs. To serve in an administrative, financial, and professional capacity by assisting the Director of Surgical Services (reports to Materials Management Manager) management reporting, performance management, measuring trends, budgeting, cost analysis, and other financial activiites with a broad functional or organizational scope.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING  1. Five years of business-related experience required. 2. Knowledge of and comfort with healthcare statistical and quality tools3. Demonstrated coordination and collaboration skills 4. Computer knowledge necessary to effectively utilize hospital systems5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 6. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting preferred  


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