Purchasing Specialist Purchasing FT
Alegent Health - Omaha, NE

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Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Purchasing Specialist

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Issues and processes purchase orders.

Enter and place purchase orders with vendors.

Answers in-coming phone calls and assist with purchasing questions.

Recommends changes in department policies, procedures and objectives concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control including OSHA and JCAHO requirements.

Performs orientation, training, education and motivation of new staff.

Researches problems with back orders.


Preferred: Experience and responsibilities in purchasing in an institutional or commercial setting.

Two years Health Care experience preferred but not required.

Data entry experience required.

Education and Licensure

Required A high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Any college education and or experience will also be considered.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

Must possess good computer and typing skills, filing and facsimile operation.

Must have good communication skills, analytical skills, and hospital product knowledge.

Word Processing, spread sheets and decision-making skills to make prompt, accurate decisions.

Creative problem solving, ability to work independently.



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Alegent Creighton Health (formerly Alegent Health) pledges allegiance to medical wellbeing in its corner of the Midwest. The not-for-profit...