The Medical Buyer is responsible for the procurement of
medical/surgical, research, academic, operational and administrative
supplies, purchased services, capital and non-capital equipment, and
related maintenance/service agreements for UAMS. The medial buyer is
also responsible for contracts and contract price integrity related to
the above supplies, equipment and service agreements. Ensures standard
methodologies for all procurement processes, contract management,
analysis and reporting are conducted and maintained for all purchases as
required. This position has delegated authority from the State
Procurement Office and is responsible for ensuring all procurement
activities are in compliance with Arkansas state law, DF&A policies, U
of A System policies, and UAMS policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field plus 1 year purchasing,
accounts payable or finance experience OR a High School diploma/GED plus
5 years purchasing, accounting or finance experience required. Must be
proficient with MS Office(Word and Excel).