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Procurement Assistant

Posted 2-May-2024

Category: Facilities
Schedule: Part-time/Full-time
Facility: Blue Mountain Hospital

Job Description

Blue Mountain Hospital, located in Blanding, Utah, is seeking a Procurement Assistant.

The Procurement Assistant plays a pivotal role in supporting the efficient operation of Blue Mountain Hospital's supply chain by assisting with procuring, stocking, and distributing medical supplies across various departments. This position requires meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders to meet the hospital's standards of care.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Learn and understand the hospital's Procurement System, including the process for ordering and tracking medical supplies.
  • Familiarize oneself with Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contracts to optimize purchasing decisions and cost-effectiveness.
  • Assist in purchasing, ensuring timely and accurate procurement of required supplies for different hospital departments.
  • Develop a general understanding of the functionality and usage of medical products and devices to facilitate informed purchasing decisions.
  • Support the tracking of inventory levels to prevent stockouts and minimize excess inventory, utilizing appropriate inventory management techniques.
  • Assist in placing orders for medical supplies per departmental needs and complying with established procedures and protocols.
  • Collaborate in efficiently stocking inventory in designated storage areas, ensuring proper organization, and adherence to safety standards.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong organizational skills to assist in managing inventory and procurement processes effectively.
  • Proficiency in basic mathematics for supporting inventory calculations and order placement.
  • Computer literacy, including familiarity with inventory management software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge of phone etiquette for supporting communication with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy in supporting order placement and inventory management
  • Understanding of medical supplies and their usage within a hospital setting.


To be considered for this position, the candidate must have a high school diploma, computer and organizational skills, be friendly and demonstrate telephone etiquette. This position requires interaction with all staff and will require research of materials for a better understanding of specific materials related to specific procedures.


Blue Mountain Hospital is a Medicare participating provider. In order to be employed at BMH, you must either receive the full series of the COVID-19 vaccine or request and get an approved exemption before starting work.

This position will remain open until filled.