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Purchasing Assistant

Company name
HCA Holdings, Inc

Nashville, TN

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Purchasing Assistant

Job Summary

The Purchasing Assistant is responsible for processing all purchasing requests for all supplies, services, and equipment, ensuring all orders are processed in an accurate and timely manner and identifying / sourcing viable substitute products to minimize the impact of backorders on our customers. The Purchasing Assistant is also responsible for ensuring that invoice and price discrepancies are resolved and the back order report are current.

Essential Duties Include the following:

Process all assigned special purchase requests in a timely and accurate manner Process all on-line requisitions for assigned vendors within twenty four hours Review OREC report weekly to ensure it remains current Work closely with Accounts Payable staff to resolve and avoid any and all invoice discrepancies within forty-eight hours Validate receipt, review, and correct all EDI and fax confirmations in order to eliminate any service failures Maintain a high degree of communication, cooperation and coordination with assigned departments regarding purchases Report any supplier or customer performance issues in accordance with the policies and procedures Work closely with the Purchasing Manager to ensure that EDI, on line requisitioning, electronic faxing, and file item additions are being optimized Comply to and enforce the Market Purchasing Policy Maintain expedited log (courier) to track emergency deliveries.


Company info

HCA Holdings, Inc
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Company Profile
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.

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