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Director Contracts- Purchased Services in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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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.
JOB SUMMARY – Responsible for negotiating industry leading national agreements for the group purchasing organization in the area of Purchased Services. 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 services applicable to healthcare and non-healthcare clients. Sourcing categories will be 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

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 contract categories. Healthcare knowledge is strongly preferred.  Candidate must have demonstrated success in managing equivalent or similar responsibilities, including: Strategic sourcing, Contract negotiation, Contract management and/or Supply chain operations.


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