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Theatre Purchasing/Materials Co-Ordinator

London – The Princess Grace Hospital
Full time
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Theatre Purchasing/Materials  Co-Ordinator

Location: The Princess Grace Hospital

Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 pa (dependent on experience) + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development) 

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Role Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Theatre Coordinator to join The Princess Grace Hospital. This role would report directly into the Supply Chain Theatre Lead and work closely together to provide a Materials Management Service to The Princess Grace Hospital theatres; co-ordinating the ordering of medical surgical products and equipment or services and the efficient and cost effective management of the allocated theatre inventories.

Duties Include, but are not limited to:

  • Day to day responsibility for the efficient running of the materials management needs for the allocated Theatre Inventories. The processing of Purchase Orders, receipts of goods into the clinic, returns and the issues of goods to the departments.
  • Working in conjunction with the Materials Team to provide a fully integrated Materials service to all departments at the Princess Grace Hospital.
  • To co-ordinate the day to day management of stock control functions within theatres. Reviewing and maintaining Inventory levels, reorder points, order quantities, stock rotations, stock locations, descriptions, management of the exchange cart routine, and revenue capture.
  • Liaise and communicate with the theatre staff regarding their requirements for goods and services following Best practice with regards to segregation of duties; including information of any vendor / supplies issues which could jeopardise the theatre operation.
  • Input and manage the high value prosthetic products regarding ordering, consignment, storage and charging – ensuring accurate records are kept electronically and are readily available.
  • To co-ordinate and meet standardisation compliance for products agreed by sites, EU Directives, upgrade in technology or change in clinical practice.
  • To manage departmental product Invoice approval and payments with agreed minimum quantity variance queries ensuring cash flow for Suppliers for business continuity.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Good level of education – to Degree level and or working towards a Purchasing Qualification would be desirable.
  • 3+ years experience in Materials management is essential with strong preference for a medical surgical products or Theatre background.
  • Computer / software knowledge including MS Excel and Word Intermediate.
  • Health and Safety Training.

About The Company:

HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year ‘ 2020 at the Health Investor Awards 

From complex care to straightforward procedures in both adults and children, HCA Healthcare UK provides exceptional care across our six world-class hospitals, clinics, outpatient and diagnostics centres, and NHS partnerships. 


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