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Procurement Specialist - TEMPORARY

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
**Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!** When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and its just one of the many reasons weve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing perfection. From working with a team of outstanding healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, youll have everything you need to do something incrediblefor yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of Americas Best Hospitals! **What will you be doing in this role?** Under the direction of Contract Administrator/Purchasing Supervisor (CA/PS), you are responsible for prudent purchase of commodities, equipment, services and contracts and follow-up with suppliers to assure compliance with prices and deliveries as promised. Provides telephone assistance and information as requested by Health System departments and vendors. This is a TEMPORARY position. Position could be 12 - 18 months. Full time with beneifts \#Jobs-Indeed **Education:** + High School/GED diploma (college preferred). **What else are we looking for?** + Two years Procurement experience (healthcare experience desirable) + Interpersonal skills necessary to develop cooperative working relationship with a wide range of medical Center personnel and vendors when placing, expediting, verifying orders and resolving purchasing discrepancies. Relates favorably with others. + In-depth knowledge of contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms. + Able to calculate discounts, and prepare cost savings reports requiring use of mathematics. + Able to negotiate with vendors to obtain the best value for money expended. + Great written and verbal communication skills + Must be able to make sound and accurate judgements in emergency situations. + Must treat all vendors with equal justice. + Must be tactful when dealing with vendors and user departments. + Must have familiarity with computerized purchasing systems including basic keyboard skills (40-50wpm), spreadsheet and word-processing. + Possess excellent computer skills. + As applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must additionally possess a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation development, e-mail, browsers and online reporting. Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2021-03-01 Expires: 2021-05-19

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