Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: Days



Primary manager/buyer for the purchasing department, organizes and manages the day to day operations of the materials department and medical supplies for the facility. Manages group purchasing organization contracts and maintains vendor relationships.


Researches purchasing options, monitors inventory, order supplies, and directs and recommends purchases within designated purchasing group organization relationships and authority. Establishes policies and procedures to provide administrative direction and develops and maintains a positive work environment that promotes South Peninsula Hospital’s mission, vision, and values.  Maintains and ensures accuracy of inventory records and oversees annual physical inventory count.  Works closely with Accounts Payable to resolve purchasing and invoicing discrepancies.



Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting, Health Administration, Public Administration, Nursing, Basic Science or a related field

Work Experience:

Progressive experience in materials management operations in the health care field or other related experience. Inventory control: 10 years (Preferred)

Excellent computer skills, experience with Evident/CPSI preferred.

Work experience in a Healthcare System or Integrated Delivery Network in a management/supervisory role: 3-7 years (Preferred)

Materials management: 3-7 years (Required)

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (eg Excel, Word, Outlook)

Licenses and Certifications:

Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) a plus.  If the candidate does not already possess this, certification is expected to be achieved within 1 year of employment (CMRP pre-requisite experience in the materials field depends upon level of education achieved and ranges from 3 to 7 years).


South Peninsula Hospital is a 22-bed acute care facility located at the Southern end of the Kenai Peninsula. Attached to this facility is a 28-bed long-term care facility and a separate Home Health service department along with an array of employed primary care physicians and specialty physicians.

Generally, physical demands are light, but some stooping, bending, and lifting may be necessary. Work areas will be monitored for safety and comfort. Working hours may vary but normally are within daytime working office hours.

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