Opening: 1826 – Purchasing Agent


Reference #: 1826

Hours per two-week pay period: 80

Overtime classification: 40 -hour week



POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible of all medical supplies, equipment, and miscellaneous department needs.  Maintains the accuracy of the computerized materials management system, the accuracy of the purchase orders, and item master.  Assists Material Management Manager as necessary. 


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics or a related field is preferred. At least two (2) years of experience with the procurement function in the healthcare environment. Must have strong computer skills. Knowledge of MRP systems. MEDITECH experience preferred. Candidate familiar with hospital supplies and medical terminology preferred. Newport Hospital & Health Services (NHHS) is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date

This position closes when it is filled.