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Director, Contracts- Medical Devices in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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

Responsible for negotiating industry leading agreements for the group purchasing organization in the area of medical devices.Objective is to ensure best in class industry pricing and contract terms and conditions.

Position's key area of focus will be sourcing initiatives that are primarily categories with medium to high spend, complexity, risk and sensitivity.Position may have some responsibility for other types of categories for the purposes of development and workload allocation.

Individual is a seasoned negotiator with in-depth knowledge and experience in contract negotiations and understanding of contract terms and conditions. Individual must be able to use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve contract portfolio. Individual exercises judgment in selecting and/or adapting methods for obtaining solutions - taking a new perspective on using existing solutions to solve for complex problems.

Individual demonstrates project leadership for back office team members (finance, contract administration, etc.).


Job Requirements

Education andExperience
  • Accredited College Bachelor's Degree required (Supply Chain, Healthcare, Business, Finance)
  • 5 years of relevant work experience preferred. Ideal candidate will have experience in strategic sourcing and negotiating a variety of contracts in the Cardiovascular Medical Device space. Candidate must have demonstrated success in managing equivalent or similar responsibilities to include: Strategic sourcing, Contract negotiation, Contract management and/or Supply chain operations. Healthcare knowledge is strongly preferred.
  • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to create or interpret potentially complex financial models.



Benefits of working atHealthTrust

Our benefits packageallows you to select the options that best meet the needs of you and yourfamily.Benefitsinclude401k with a company match, paid timeoff, medical, dental, vision, flex spending for both health and day care, lifeinsurance, disability, tuition reimbursement andstudent loan repayment,employee discount program, employee stock purchase program.

We are an equalopportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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