Capital Buyer - Remote in Corporate at Alta Hospitals System

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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    3415 South Sepulveda Boulevard
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Job Description

Capital Buyer 

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

At the direction of the Corporate Director of Capital Procurement, the Capital Buyer is responsible for ensuring Prospect Medical Holdings corporate guidelines are followed relating to the centralized procurement of capital equipment.  Purchases equipment for acute care facilities, clinics, and corporate offices.  Processes approved requests, places orders, reviews confirmations and monitors open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of equipment to the requesting locations.  Makes significant contributions to Supply Chain Management from a service, price, and quality perspective.    

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Processes approved requisitions, issues purchase orders, tracks shipments and processes receiving documents. 
  • Reconciles price discrepancies with purchase orders, vendor price acknowledgements, and invoices.
  • Resolves disputes with vendors in a timely manner.  Escalates issues as needed.
  • Adapts quickly to new procedures and ensure adherence to corporate guidelines
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders in the requisition process
  • Undertakes ad-hoc assignments as required to react quickly and positively to new or emergent situations.
  • Prepares and provides timely and accurate progress reports on all pending and closed capital.


Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Minimum Experience: Three to five (3 to 5) years healthcare supply chain and/or purchasing experience. Capital equipment purchasing experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of medical equipment for acute care facilities and clinics. Excellent customer service skills including verbal and written communication. Proven analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Strong communication skills. Strong computer skills including MMIS (prefer Oracle Cloud). Familiar with benching marking tools such as ECRI. Ability to meet tight deadlines.

Req. Certification/Licensure: None.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

Prospect Medical Systems has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of drugs and alcohol.  Our Company is committed to maintaining a productive, drug free workplace that keeps employees and patients safe from harm.  For this reason, we require applicants to pass a screening for drug use as a condition of employment.  This includes: alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, opiates and methamphetamines.

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Capital Procurement, Buyer, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Reporting, Budgets, Vendor Management, Purchase Orders, Tracking, Shipments, Healthcare, Hospitals, Clinics.