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OR Buyer, Seattle, WA

Virginia Mason Medical Center


Seattle, WA

April 13, 2018

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OR Buyer

Professional (non clinical) | Fulltime - Regular | Seattle, WA, US | 40 hours per week

Job Number: 180487
Department: Organizational Procurement
Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

This position ensures supplies, equipment, and services are available to provide quality patient care and support for the entire Medical Center, including satellite clinics.


Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in healthcare.
Minimum of 5 years of healthcare purchasing experience required.
Utilize and apply technical knowledge in various supply categories and requires the use of initiative and independent judgement.
The ability to operate computers and understand computerized workflow; aptitude to utilize Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word products.
Excellent communication skills; strong organizational skills, the capability to manage multiple tasks.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or equivalent experience in healthcare purchasing setting, Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) certificate.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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