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Penn State Health Specialist Recall Management - PENN STATE HEALTH SUPPLY CHAIN MEDICAID MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Shared Services

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p


This position is responsible to ensure all system-wide product and equipment recalls are identified, processed and appropriately communicated to affected facilities and departments to comply with patient safety and regulatory requirements.


Associate's degree or equivalent experience plus 3 years of purchasing/supply chain experience or Bachelor's degree with 1 year of purchasing/supply chain experience required.


Ability to effectively communicate and customer service skills, interfacing with clinical and technical experts.

Attention to detail, sound decision making, sense of urgency / timeliness and negotiation skills working with Suppliers and Internal Stakeholders.

Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment while handling multiple deadlines and priorities.

Word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail and scheduling application skills and working knowledge of EDI, e-commerce, FAX, mail, and phone systems for the placement of orders.

Ability to use a Materials Management Information System (MMIS) or other automated purchasing system.


Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Experience working in a large volume supply chain organization preferred.

Prior experience working in healthcare supply chain procurement preferred.

SQL/data mining skills preferred.

Knowledge of and experience in healthcare contract management and sourcing preferred.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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