Purchasing Clerk, St. Luke's Center (full time)

St. Luke's University Health Network - Allentown, PA3.9

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Purchasing Clerk/Receptionist handles reception area in Materials Management department. Answers all telephone calls and routes all inquiries to the proper person. Files and maintains all Purchasing records.

Maintains reception area keeping it clean and organized.
Greets sales representatives, inquires to their intent, and advises all appropriate Purchasing staff of scheduled visits and appointments.
Enters data from requisitions into computer system creating purchase orders.
Supplies and tracks emergency purchase orders as needed.
Places orders and maintains records for specialty beds, Electricool pumps, bariatric equipment Handles ordering, tracking and coordinates all appropriate information with departments for specialty equipment.
Assists all appropriate Purchasing staff with spreadsheets.
Maintains vendor representative data for department.
Files purchasing information as needed.
Makes changes to Purchase Orders as directed by Buyers or Purchasing Clerks such as receiving, deleting duplicates,
Transmits purchase orders through Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) to various companies. Generates reports and information from EDI service. Verifies and edits reports including back orders and pricing and send to appropriate Buyers and Managers.
Maintains inventory and orders supplies for the department.
Assists with care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies.

Standing for up to 4 hours a day, up to 1 hour at a time. Walking for up to 4 hours per day, 1 hour at a time. Sitting for up to 8 hours per day, 4 hours at a time. Frequently uses fingers for data entry, etc. Frequently uses hands for filing, telephone and loading printers with paper. Uses upper extremities to lift up to 30 pounds. Stoops, bends or reaches above shoulder level. Hearing as it relates to normal and phone conversations. Seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, peripheral vision and visual monotony.

Associates Degree in Business Administration desired and/ or High School Graduate with six-months of experience or equivalent required.

Experience with computers. Must be accurate in dealing with figures and data entry.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.