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Equipment Planning Specialist

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job. We ask that you Live Your Legacy by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have achieved four-years of Magnet ® status with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

3080 Materials Management

Supervisory Organization

Supply Chain & Logistics




Location: This position is located in Lancaster, Pa

HOURS: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide major and minor equipment and furniture planning, acquisition and project management services to all departments for new, expansion, renovation or relocation projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Lead multi-disciplined work groups in the development of equipment and furniture needs assessment and budget plan.

  • Coordinate development of specification for equipment and furniture utilizing internal and external resources to identify requirements and standards available.

  • Provide equipment specifications and cut sheets to Facilities Management and/or architects/planners necessary to support design and construction planning.

  • Conduct competitive bids within established guidelines, where applicable. Coordinate review of bids with project work group; award business and issue Purchase Orders to the marketplace.

  • Develop and implement schedules and services for equipment and furniture installation and delivery, coordinating with Facilities Management Project Manager and other necessary internal and external resources, to assure project timelines are supported to successful outcomes.

  • Develop and publish reports on project activities and status, assuring effective communication throughout all stakeholders.

  • Manage multiple projects and develop resources (both internal and external) to resolve any conflicting requirements for resources and services.

  • Attend all project planning meetings.

  • Update budgets and track and report status and any corrective actions required.

  • Coordinate capital and equipment requisitions with Senior Buyer to identify project related activities and balance non-project related equipment purchase needs.

  • Work with furniture and equipment suppliers to identify current technology standards and trends and identify opportunities to assess new technologies and selections.



  • High School diploma or equivalent required. 
  • BA, BS or equivalent 4 year preferred.
  • Minimum three years experience in Purchasing/Materials Management as a Buyer with specific experience handling capital equipment and furniture.
  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.


  • Five years related business experience in hospital settings. 


Lancaster General Health invests in the Employee Total Rewards by providing our employees with a competitive comprehensive packaging inclusive of:

Generous paid time off, Health, Dental, Vision, Wellness and Prescription, Retirement with an employer match and basic contribution, Tuition discounts and a tuition free affiliation with Pennsylvania Health Sciences. We also provide subsidized childcare, life insurance and career advancement opportunities for long term career growth.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

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LGH Full Time Posted on 07/31/2020