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Manager Contracts II

Company: HealthTrust
Location: Nashville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description This position is incentive eligible. IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Manager Contracts II? At HealthTrust, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsHealthTrust, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Manager Contracts II like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsThe HealthTrust GPO Sourcing organization is responsible for a contract portfolio totaling $48 billion in volume. HealthTrust is responsible for negotiating contracts on behalf of a 1,600 acute care hospitals (approximately 1/3 of the entire US acute care market and 5 of the largest healthcare systems), 44,500 non-acute sites and a significant customer base of private equity firms, and other commercial companies including multinational corporations.What you will do in this role includes:Negotiation/Category Portfolio
    • Responsible for negotiating industry leading national agreements for the group purchasing organization in the area of Nursing. 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 low complexity, risk and sensitivity. Individual will own the negotiation of a portfolio in the spend range of $50m-$100m annually.Sourcing Process and Member Alignment
      • Under supervision, the individual is responsible for the sourcing process for their assigned portfolio. The process includes market research, strategy development, RFI/RFP/Bid preparation, contract negotiations (pricing and terms), gaining consensus on award decisions, and launching the contracts.
      • Individual is responsible for presenting contract strategies and final award recommendations to internal stakeholders via the Functional Team Meeting and Dry Run meetings. Internal stakeholders include HealthTrust Senior Leaders and Functional Team members including finance, legal, clinical, portfolio specialists and others.Strategy Development, Validation and Risk Mitigation
        • A key step in the sourcing process is strategy development. Individual must identify potential risks, challenges, and opportunities of the category.
        • Must understand member needs/requirements. Individual is responsible for developing the contracting strategy (in collaboration with their manager) that will mitigate risks, address member needs, and maximize the best outcome. Category and Supplier Knowledge
          • With guidance and oversight from manager, Individual must be able to use knowledge about suppliers and category to executive strategies, create leverage, and mitigate risks. What qualifications you will need:---
            • Accredited College Bachelor's Degree required (Supply Chain, Healthcare, Business, Finance)
            • Ideal candidate will have some experience in strategic sourcing and negotiating contracts. HealthTrust Supply Chain is a critical part of HCA Healthcare's strategy. Our focus is to improve performance and reduce costs. We do this by joining non-clinical and administrative functions. HealthTrust Supply Chain best practice methodologies. We develop, apply and monitor cost-efficient initiatives and programs for HCA Healthcare. By improving facility efficiency, medical professionals can focus on our mission - patient care. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Manager Contracts II opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.HT-AFHP

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