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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Contract Manager, Purchased Services in Brentwood, Tennessee

/At HealthTrust we are committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage its operator experience, scale and innovation. We are headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and serve over 1,500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 31,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites./ / / /HealthTrust is part of the HCA family, a Fortune 100 company with more than 200,000 employees and one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services. HCA operates over 170 locally managed hospitals and over 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. HCA has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for eight years in a row. At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life./

Job Summary The position is responsible for developing, negotiating and implementing a strategic purchased services portfolio for an integrated delivery network (IDN). This includes reviewing and optimizing the current GPO contract portfolio and other purchased services opportunities. This individual will collaborate with the HealthTrust contracting team to lead strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiation as applicable. This position is also responsible for building strategic alliances with key stakeholders as it relates to a successful purchased services expense management program.

DUTIES (included but not limited to) – * Provides sourcing expertise in the area of purchased services expense management to contribute to the facility or IDN’s overall strategic plan, especially as it relates to purchased services (i.e., medical and non-medical categories). o Assess and provide leadership in the area of purchased services expense to guide and support organization’s strategy. o Manages purchased services project plan working with key stakeholders from all IDN facilities to drive and achieve savings for all identified purchased services categories o Assimilates required information from variety of sources to include contracts, invoices and volume data o Working with internal team and resources to analyze data, make strategic recommendations and execute a course of action for purchased services savings opportunities o Participates in calls and meetings with all stakeholders to review all active contracting projects, etc. * Develops, implements, and coordinates within the hospital or IDN system: o A system’s approach to an effective purchased services program o Policies and procedures related to purchased services expense management o Participates in development of the agenda, follow up on action items assigned through the IDN’s Leadership o Standardization of Service vendors and service level agreements as appropriate o Coordination with the HealthTrust Purchased Services contracting teams o Tracks service contract execution, implementation, savings and supplier service levels on an on-going basis to ensure high quality service delivery and savings achieved o Negotiates custom contracts for service categories

Education and *Experience* * Bachelors Degree Required * Requires a minimum of three years in a healthcare related role with experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified to include previous experience in supply chain, value analysis, purchased services and/or sourcing that includes purchased services knowledge and experience. * Demonstrated successful experience with project management and coordination and measurement of project deliverables. * Advance computer skills with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Software skills with data warehouse and/or Micro Strategies highly preferred.

Benefits of working at HealthTrust Our benefits package allows you to select the options that best meet the needs of you and your family. Benefits include 401k with a company match, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flex spending for both health and day care, life insurance, disability, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Contract Manager, Purchased Services

Location: Tennessee-Brentwood-Lawson-HTI

Requisition ID: 10250-2812