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Company: Tri-City Medical Center
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: November 23, 2022

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Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.

Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our community's needs.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for processing direct order requisitions and selected non-stock orders. Requisitions must be reviewed for all procedurally required approvals prior to purchase order composition and release. The incumbent is responsible to recognize and prioritize the requirements of requisitions received and to commit purchase orders within the authority to ensure availability of equipment, supplies and services according to the requirements of the organization, and in accordance with appropriate procedures. May work in Supply Chain, Pharmacy, Lab or other department.

Major Position Responsibilities:

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

* Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
* Process direct order requisitions or non-stock orders to provide for the timely availability of equipment, supplies, items, medication, repairs, and non-personnel services on a routine and emergency basis.
* Purchase the selected items, repair of selected equipment, and completion of selected non-personnel services through the accurate and complete recording of data in system.
* Expedite purchase orders and resolve discrepancies.
* Be responsive to special care and short lead-time requirements to ensure the timely completion and availability of materials and services.
* Perform other duties, as assigned. Duties may be unique or specific to assigned department.


* Minimum of Five (5) years buyer experience, required, with a preference in healthcare, pharmacy, or lab procurement.
* May consider Bachelor's degree or higher with major in business, management, or related field in lieu of experience.


* High School diploma or GED, required.
* Bachelor's degree, preferred.

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

To protect the health of patients and staff, and to comply with the new State of California mandates, all job offers are contingent on the successful engagement in the TCMC COVID-19 vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral.)

TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Keywords: Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside , Buyer, Other , Oceanside, California

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