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Claims Processor Purchasing Coordinator

Dublin, OH, 43017
March 22, 2023

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I. Patricia Starrett

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Gahanna, Ohio 43230


Management position which utilizes strengths in both written and oral communications, handling multiple assignments and meeting tight deadlines; special talent for education and training.


●Excellent spoken and written communications skills; relate easily with all types of people.

●Ability to handle multiple assignments in extremely pressured situations and meet tight deadline schedules.

●Special talent for customer service and vender relations.

●Strong team builder; able to coordinate efforts and bring projects to completion.

●Highly organized, detail-oriented, and goal-directed.


Wexner Medical Center/OSU Harding Hospital 2011-Present

Supply Coordinator

The Supply Coordinator is responsible for developing systems to support OSU Harding Hospital including but not limited to supply acquisition,maintaining oxygen, inventory control, and some maintenance of equipment including managing the supply par levels to ensure availability to prevent overstock; severs as a liaison between departments in regards to supplies, laundry, and equipment utilized, and prepares weekly and monthly reports, inventory reposts and helps maintain health and safety standards in the regards to clinical operations and patient care. The Supply Coordinator is responsible for managing the supply and inventory process for OSU Harding Hospital’s units including ordering and tracking inventor; provides training and support for equipment and instruments systems; receives and processes shipments of inventory and maintains emergency supplies as well as supplies for ECT and TMS. The Supply Coordinator is also responsible for creating cost-saving strategies, remodel of JIT and treatment rooms as well as participating in brainstorming meetings with other managers.

Franklin County Purchasing, Columbus, Ohio 2007-2011

Senior Purchasing Coordinator

Under general supervision of the Purchasing Supervisor, performs the full range of procurement functions from requirement development through contract administration. Receive and review requisitions from assigned customer agencies and assigned commodities for the purchase of supplies, equipment and services. Evaluate requirements included in requisitions to ensure appropriate vendor response and competition among vendors. Communicate with vendors/customers and assigned commodities before implementing revisions.

Prepare invitation to Bid (ITB) using specifications, knowledge of industry trends, state and county regulations to maximize changes for effective award. Design ITB with appropriate contract language to allow for logical evaluation of completing bids and for post-award contract enforcement. Select vendors or other inquiries. Prepare addenda/amendments for supervisor approval, as required. Prepare bid openings, review bids received to determine lowest overall cost and compliance with ITB specifications, applicable state and county regulations to select the lowest and best bidder. Prepare cost and price analysis. Oversee the vendors responsibility for determinations. Recommend selection to supervisor and supported agencies. Responsible for handling and securing bid and performance bonds and certificates of insurance related to contracts.

Limited Brands, Columbus, Ohio 2000 -2007

Purchasing Agent

Managed on time ordering and expediting material for build out and construction of retail stores from lease signing to opening date.

Scope of project include reading construction documents to produce take off from which to order all material

Liaison between the general contractor and the project manager. Updated teams weekly on project.

Unisource Worldwide, Columbus, Ohio 1995 - 2000

Supply Systems Buyer

Responsible for purchasing chemicals for nine regions within six states, for resale purposes, via computer based SFD on line system.

Perform perpetual updating of computer based inventory in excess of 18 million dollars.

Negotiates effectively with major suppliers on pricing, discounts, freight terms etc.

Coordinates and follows up work, meets deadlines, priorities and completes tasks, keeps files and records up-to-date and readily available.

Aetna Health Plan, Columbus, Ohio 1994 – 1995

Claims Processor

Van Dyne-Crotty, Columbus, Ohio 1993 – 1994

Sales Consultant

Responsible for making sales calls to existing customers and expanding client base.

Processing telephone orders.

Achieving sales goals.

Columbus Southern Power Co., Columbus, Ohio 1979 - 1993

Material Status Analyst

Serve as liaison between vendors, carriers and various company departments in order to track and expedite materials.

Managed inventory for three generating plants with inventories in excess of $6.8 million.


Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio Business Administration

Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio Associate of Science in Safety (1986)

Unisource Training:

8 weeks Unisource Product Knowledge Training,

Franklin Planner Time Management Training,

American Management, ABC compounding school,

“How to handle Difficult People”,

NPTA Module Completion #’s 3, 4, 9, and 10.

Columbus Southern Power, Fair Employment Practices, Accident Investigation and Leadership Training, The Buyer and the Law.

National Business Women’s Leadership Association; Leadership and Supervisor Skills for Women; Time Management.


Power Company Credit Union – Credit Committee: Member fiver years.

Operation Feed Campaign; Steering Committee Member ten years.

Columbus Southern Power Speakers Bureau Member.

Ameriaflora Corporate Team Leader.


Available upon request.

Salary requirements negotiable upon consideration of total compensation package

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