York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 67738

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Director – Supply Chain Purchasing, oversees the purchasing activities of the WellSpan Supply Chain Procurement Specialists. Also performs a variety of duties to purchase supplies, equipment, and service according to System guidelines for cost, quality and delivery.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Provides supervision and support for their assigned purchasing region and specialty, including oversight of policies and procedures, documentation of standard work, and auditing of purchase orders/processes.
  2. Under the direction of the Director – Supply Chain Purchasing, performs purchasing responsibilities for assigned areas.
  3. Participates in the hiring, training, evaluating and counseling of staff.
  4. Coordinates staff PTO requests and purchasing coverage within their assigned region and specialty.
  5. Supports assigned region and specialty by monitoring supply levels on a daily basis and coordinating purchasing activities to meet the needs.
  6. Works with suppliers to better understand market trends and backorders and directionally guides staff to appropriately procure needed supply levels.
  7. Ensures compliance with Clinical Equipment Review (CER), New Product Request (NPR) and other system policies.
  8. Rounds with departments within assigned region and specialty to better understand how to serve them and to help build and maintain positive relationships.
  9. Develops Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and monitors purchasing staff for compliance.
  10. Monitors non-catalogued items and escalates to Contracting and Value Analysis as required.
  11. Works closely with Contracting and AP to ensure invoice issues are reviewed and reconciled in a timely manner to avoid any late fees or charges from supplies.
  12. Promotes WellSpan Values, including Respect for All, Working as One, Assume Positive Intent, Do the Right Thing, and Find a Better Way.


  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 – 3 years


  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate’s Degree


James Kane
James Kane
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)