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Cerner Program Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Program Specialist

Business Unit:

Associate & Organizational Dev

Job Description:

As a Program Specialist, you will be responsible for the activities supporting new hire orientation, program management, and including some moderating. As Program Specialist, you will also support other global onboarding programs, events, or projects through process execution, service to team and program participants, and maintenance of materials and documentation. Additionally, you will support program requirements at multiple stages through successful completion, meeting all deadlines, executing project related tasks, and accomplishing defined deliverables. You will provide service and support for the program participants in the form of troubleshooting, data analytics, processes, strategies, and dashboards. You will maintain accurate documentation, updates to collaterals and reporting to support program operations and goals. You will research processes and best practices to determine an appropriate course of action. You will manage small scale projects or parts of larger programs.

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Additional Information:

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, covid-19 vaccination, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Career Level:

Entry Level/ Junior Professional

Company Overview:

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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United States

Org Unit:

Global Services


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 4 years total combined related work experience and completed higher education

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 1 year experience supporting various programs in virtual & classroom settings

  • Preferred location is in Kansas City, MO

  • Proficient Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills

  • Works independently in a fast-paced environment


  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within the scope of the position

  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned



Associate Type:


Relocation Assistance Available:


Job Level:

Operational 2


Kansas City

Working Environment:

Hybrid or Remote

Job Function:

Project & Program Management

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Working Environment Description:

This position offers a Hybrid or Remote working environment. Meaning if you live within a metro area of a Cerner office, you will split working time between a Cerner office and remote. If you are not within a metro area of a Cerner office, you can live and work in your current geographical location and work primarily remote. #LI-Hybrid #Remote