Clinical Purchasing Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512365-672720
    • Job Location: Petaluma, CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 11, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Petaluma Health Center’s mission is to provide high quality health care, with access for all, in Southern Sonoma County. The Center accomplishes this mission through collaborative, innovative programs, services and referral resources that meet the economic needs of the entire community.

The Petaluma Health Center is a nine-time award winner in the North Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work for 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2009 and we were named as one of '2015 Healthiest Companies in the North Bay' by the North Bay Business Journal.

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides primary medical care and mental health services to residents of Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Penngrove and surrounding areas. We are organized as a private, non-profit corporation and governed by a consumer and community led Board of Directors.

For more information about us, please visit us at


Position Title: Clinical Purchasing Coordinator


Summary: The Clinical Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for clinical supplies and services purchases made by the company. This includes the duties of preparing and processing purchase orders or requests, keeping records of purchases, and keeping vendor information up to date. The Clinical Purchasing Coordinator will guarantee that materials, supplies and equipment orders are placed in a timely manner. The Clinical Purchasing Coordinator will assure proper levels of inventory are stocked in proper inventory locations as required. The Clinical Purchasing Coordinator will work closely and under the direction of the Clinical Purchasing Manager.


Areas of Responsibility:

  • Coordinates the ordering, receipt, reconciling of all clinical supplies
  • Maintains an accurate supply of inventory, par levels, and just-in-time material flow as appropriate
  • Use various computer programs to ensure accurate inventory of materials to avoid any clinical supply and material shortages
  • Maintains up-to-date electronic supply lists from vendors
  • Keeps abreast of new sources for supplies and materials
  • Work with Finance to accurately code supplies and/or services for budget reconciliation
  • Other duties as assigned


Experience and Skills:

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a purchasing support role (purchasing, receiving, inventory control)
  • Experience using purchasing software programs, highly preferred


Desired Skills:

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively support PHC & RPHC medical teams


Language Skills: High Level of competency in verbal and written communication (English).




Petaluma Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.


Please apply directly through our career page at