• Purchasing Clerk

    Job Locations US-AL-Daphne
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/6/2018 2:52 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    AltaPointe Site
    EastPointe Hospital
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    EastPointe Hospital is a private, free-standing psychiatric hospital for adults located in Daphne, Ala. EastPointe’s clinical and medical professionals assess and evaluate adults in psychiatric crisis. Treatment focuses on stabilizing psychiatric symptoms and preventing psychiatric commitment. Adults admitted to EastPointe will have exhibited life-threatening, destructive or disabling behavior or symptoms. Each patient completes a psychiatric diagnostic evaluation and receives 24-hour clinical care for an estimated thee-to-seven-day stay. The goal is for each patient to return to home or to the least restrictive level of care.


    Responsible for performing general purchasing functions for EastPointe Hospital and other AltaPointe facilities when needed.

    1. Orders maintains and distributes the medical, janitorial, office and linen supplies.
    2. Maintains EastPointe central supply room; controls inventory and access to inventory.
    3. Ensures that all purchasing supplies/shipments are received, properly stored and routed to correct areas within the facilities.
    4. Communicates with Nurse Coordinator, nursing staff and other applicable staff to ensure sufficient supplies are on the units and units are stocked and in compliance with set standards.
    5. Communicates with Janitorial Service to ensure proper supplies are ordered, available and stocked. Ensures that all spill kits are supplied and stocked.
    6. Coordinates with facility, vendors, and contractors on status of office machines, copiers/printers, medical equipment and coffee supplies for maintenance and service.
    7. Escorts contractors and vendors within the hospital.
    8. Displays a courteous, professional manner when dealing with the consumers, vendors, general public and AltaPointe staff.
    9. Ensures all orders are properly documented and receipts are attached for audit purposes.
    10. Receives and files appropriate forms monthly.
    11. Coordinates requests for shredding and biohazard/medical waste disposals services for the EastPointe facility. This also includes the inventory control of shred containers and biohazard documentation.  
    12. Maintains and stocks adequate supply of first aid kits and emergency supplies as needed/requested.
    13. Coordinates with remote locations to prevent shortages or complete depletion of supplies when needed.
    14. Assists in purchasing and distribution of miscellaneous household items as requested.
    15. Coordinates and properly documents all utility services (Initial and Termination) as needed for the EastPointe facility.
    16. Runs errands for special needs or purchases not available through normal delivery service when needed.
    17. Drives company vehicles in accordance with good driving skills obeying traffic laws.
    18. Assists Couriers when needed.
    19. Perform and assist with related duties as assigned by the Purchasing Manager.

    Supervision and consultation

    1. Seeks supervision weekly.
    2. Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement.
    3. Actively works to enhance skills.

    Courteous and respectful towards consumers, visitors and co-workers.

    1. Treats consumers with dignity and respect.
    2. Respects consumers’ privacy and confidentiality.
    3. Is pleasant and cooperative with others.

    Other related duties as assigned

    1. Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
    2. Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
    3. Works in a cooperative manner with other AltaPointe employees
    4. Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures


    High school graduate or equivalent. Must be 23 years of age or older; have and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license with a good driving record and must have proof of current liability insurance. Ability to lift and push 40 pounds.


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