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VIRTUA HEALTH,INC. Purchasing Assistant in Marlton, New Jersey

HELPING YOU BE WELL, GET WELL AND STAY WELL
As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.

Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.

A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.

Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the \#1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.

Employment Type:Employee

Employment Classification:Regular

Time Type:Full time

Work Shift:1st Shift (United States of America)

Total Weekly Hours:40

Location:Stow - 20 W Stow Rd

Marlton, NJ

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Job Information:
Summary:

Responsible for all activities relating to the procurement and management of inventory products.

This includes placing orders, expediting and resolution to accounts payable discrepancies.

Maintains daily contact with all department personnel, administrators and supplier representatives and co-workers.

Position Responsibilities:

\* Handles backorder situations for any item that is stocked in the Distribution Center and works to obtain substitute items to avoid any adverse impact to our customers. Informs customers of delays in their orders.

\* Places all orders by utilizing EDI, faxing, or by phone in a timely manner as determined by the requestors need.

\* Reviews order confirmations for exceptions, and responds to/resolves any discrepancies according to established guidelines.

\* Monitors and reviews open PO report and PO confirmations (faxed and internet) and validates information i.e. pricing, delivery dates, unit of measure, quantity, etc., then updates information in appropriate database.

\* Works closely with receiving to ensure accurate processing of items. Expedites past due orders by contacting vendors, receiving and end users.

\* Assist with product recalls, product failures, procurement card orders, etc. and is responsible for obtaining credits on returned items to ensure timely processing.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

2 years progressively responsible experience in purchasing/procurement activities.

PC skills and experience in a windows based environment is required.

Required Education:

HS diploma and 3 years progressive experience.

Associate's degree preferably in a business related area.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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