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Job ID CWP-2119164 Date Posted 10/20/2021 Location Roseville, California Schedule/Shift Temporary/Contract/ Day

Thank you for your interest in temporary contract opportunities with RightSourcing at Sutter Health and wanting to assist our team that proudly cares for more than 3 million of our neighbors across Northern California.


Position Overview:
Primary contact for all service and supply purchases, capital and minor equipment including acquisition of quotes and file/pricing maintenance. Ensures timely and accurate procurement from requisition to payment processing including invoice resolution and vendor credits. Performs Tier 3 customer service duties related to purchasing in order to respond to and resolve open service tickets and meet established customer service levels.

As a team member in Sutter Shared Services, establishes and maintains strong, collaborative relationships with all customers to identify additional ways to be of service and ensure customer satisfaction.

Supports the success of a high-performing shared services organization by helping to champion and drive the long-term Sutter Shared Services vision. Helps foster an environment in which continuous improvement in business processes and services is welcomed and recognized. Participates in programs and in using tools in support of building a high performance culture via the standard Sutter Shared Services responsibilities (e.g. performance measurement, people development, customer relationship management, etc.).


Qualifications:

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent education/experience

Experience
Experience in a Buyer role as would typically be acquired in 6 months to 2 years required.
Experience in Supply Chain, procurement/purchasing environment in a shared services/internal service deliver role strongly preferred
Experience in the healthcare industry preferred
Experience working with a Supply Chain ERP system preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel preferred

Knowledge
Familiarity of a healthcare environment specific to supply chain, materials, supplies, and equipment strongly preferred
Knowledge of Supply Chain practices, policies and procedures strongly preferred
Knowledge of applicable state and local sales tax laws required
Working knowledge of rules and regulations regarding Stark Laws
Knowledge of legal contract terms/language
Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred
Knowledge of medical supplies and equipment is strongly preferred
Knowledge of accounting principles and general ledger is preferred
Familiarity with performance metrics and ability to meet identified targets is preferred
General understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and shared services enabling technologies (e.g. contact center technologies) is beneficial

Skills
Strong customer service skills
Ability to maintain requisitions and purchase orders, including expedite backorders and acquire suitable product substitutions
Ability to provide constructive feedback to team members to support continuous improvement
Ability to communicate ideas both verbally and in writing
Ability to assess problems and resolve or escalate to appropriate team to resolve
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work and collaborate with the Sutter Shared Services organization as needed
Strong time management skills and ability to manage individual assignments
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong attention to detail



Organization:Sutter Shared Services
Employee Status: Temporary
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Temporary/Contract
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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