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Universal Health Services

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Corporate Buyer

Job Code:  232325
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: KING OF PRUSSIA, PA US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Category: Professionals
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

The Corporate Supply Chain Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Corporate Buyer.

The Corporate Buyer sources and purchases capital equipment and services requested by facilities.  Works with assigned facilities to ensure GPO and UHS contract compliance and standardization.  Assists them in the procurement process.  Provides extensive customer service and responsiveness to customer’s needs. Works in McKesson on PFM funding and problem solving. Resolves invoice discrepancies on a daily basis. Handles multiple tasks and provides efficient response turn around for all communications.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Processes CAR/PAC approved requests to meet established department standards.
  • Funds all orders in McKesson in a timely manner.
  • Works on PAC’s.
  • Pays apps and requisitions for projects on assigned facilities.
  • Works with Value Analysis, PPI and Legal teams as needed.
  • Continues to educate and update by attending vendor meetings.
  • Responds to voicemails and emails within department standards. 
  • Acts as a resource to the process for the customer.
  • Works closely with facility staff/C-Suite to assist as needed.
  • Identifies cost savings opportunities.
  • Identifies products or services that can be contracted or group buys negotiated.
  • Reconciles invoice discrepancies and ensures accuracy of invoices.
  • Matches invoices for payment.
  • Works closely with A/P team daily.

Position Requirements:

  • Great communication and customer support skills a must. 
  • Knowledge of excel and word helpful. 
  • Must be a team player and work well with others.

 Travel Requirements: Minimal US domestic travel.

This opportunity provides the following:
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off


If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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