At St. Tammany Health System, delivering world-class healthcare close to home is our goal. That means we are committed to attracting and retaining the very best professionals for every position in our health system.
We believe the pristine beauty of St. Tammany Parish adds to our attractive compensation package. The health system is nestled in the heart of Covington on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. It is a peaceful, scenic, community-oriented area with an abundance of amenities to suit every taste.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Summary of the Job:
Procures quality supplies for hospital and satellites by entering into Lawson system and using best procurement practices. Promotes the most efficient use of hospital funds for the various stages of purchase and management of supplies and equipment. Identifies cost savings and cost avoidances for all applicable departments and communicates with Department staff to perform product conversions. Communicates through various means on a daily basis with all levels of hospital and satellite staff and vendors.
Minimum Qualifications:High School diploma, College graduate preferred. Three to five years of experience in a hospital setting or formal training in Materials Management. Computer skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must have customer service and excellent communication skills.
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 50 pounds is required. Must be able to work with a moderate level of noise.
Physical Effort required:
Constant (67%-100%) – handling/feeling, talking, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%)– reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%)- lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, stooping, crouching
Each St. Tammany Health System staff member is expected to conduct himself or herself according to our mission , before applying for employment. If you feel you are unable to demonstrate those characteristics, we respectfully request that you do not proceed with the application process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
St. Tammany Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Tammany Health System is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.