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    Posting Date 4 months ago(4/3/2018 10:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10923
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Non-Exempt/Non-Union
    Department
    Procurement
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • ABOUT US

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies: Reviews requisitions.
    • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
    • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
    • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
    • Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid.
    • Prepares purchase orders and bid requests.
    • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
    • Maintains computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
    • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
    • May expedite delivery of goods to users.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Bachelor's Degree and 2 - 3 years of related experience is preferred.

    • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups;
    • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately;
    • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate;
    • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees;
    • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion;
    • Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action;
    • Effectively manages own time and resources;
    • Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems.
    • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs.
    • Dependable, able to work independently, respectful, even tempered, assertive, in-depth knowledgeable of Excel, willingness to learn newtechnologies, punctual, technologically savvy

    Skills and Qualifications

    Supply Management, Vendor Relationships, Organization, Customer Service, Documentation Skills, Supply Management

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