Purchasing Agent

  • Exeter, NH
  • Exeter Hospital
  • Materials
  • full time
  • Req #: 9012
  •  Day Shift - 7:30-4:00
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Performs a variety of duties to purchase material equipment merchandise and supplies according to hospital guidelines for cost quality and delivery.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years experience

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures,objectives, quality assurance program, and safety standards.
  2. Ensures that hospital standard procedures are followed in connection with purchases of material and services.
  3. Prepares materials and supplies purchase orders; analyzes quotations and expedites deliveries and shipments.
  4. Obtains certifications of delivery and conducts check against order; checks and approves payment of invoices.
  5. Maintains purchase order and invoice files and related purchasing records.
  6. Follows up with vendors to ensure they meet required delivery dates.
  7. Prepares materials and supplies purchase orders for pre-mixed IV medications; solutions; syringes and needles for patient care areas.
  8. Maintains files and records of current and potential suppliers; material; prices; delivery dates and inventories.
  9. Prepares documentation to process requests for repairs; adjustment for damages; and incorrect shipments. Purchases materials; equipment; and supplies from vendors.
  10. Researches and selects products according to quality; price; and serviceability standards. Contacts vendors and hospital personnel to ensure actions are completed.

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