Irving, Texas

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Summary:

In this role, you will be a strategic sourcing resource that serves multiple pharmacy aggregation groups.  You will deliver best-in-class contracting strategies and expertise that provide supply chain cost reductions with a focus on pharmacy and pharmacy-related service lines.  You will contribute to all aspects of the supply chain strategic sourcing processes, including opportunity identification, strategy, contract development, negotiations, documentation, and implementation.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a contracting agent to negotiate enhancements and custom agreements.
  • Review hospital purchases and contract information to create a common contracting plan for multiple health care systems.
  • Assist in facilitation of group discussions, brainstorming, and contracting strategy development.
  • Present identified savings opportunities to hospital formed committees and task force teams.
  • Interpret financial analysis and market dynamics to formulate contract strategy recommendations.
  • Conduct ongoing price monitoring and contract maintenance to assure market relevant pricing.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with hospital key stakeholders and suppliers across numerous pharmacy product lines and related services.
  • Interpret data and information to identify supply chain cost reduction opportunities through standardization of products and purchases across multiple suppliers.
  • Conduct financial analysis and quantitative/qualitative assessment of data.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree preferred. Master’s degree desired.
  • 2 or more years’ experience in contracting required.
  • Must have strong negotiating, project management, strategic partnering, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Prior experience in the development of contracting strategies with health care suppliers.
  • Willingness to travel.

Equal Opportunity Employer:   Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.

Irving, Texas

Vizient (the new brand identity for VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation) is the nation’s largest member-owned health care services company whose expertise spans across the continuum of care. We serve thousands of health care organizations across the nation, from independent, community-based organizations to large, integrated systems including acute care hospitals, academic medical centers, non-acute community health care providers and pediatric facilities. Our purpose is to connect members with the knowledge, solutions and expertise that accelerate performance to ensure they deliver exceptional, cost-effective care. We exist to help members adopt world-class practices and solutions more quickly and effectively, while balancing the demands of clinical care and financial performance.

Specialties: Analytics Consulting Contracting Performance Improvement Revenue Cycle Management

 

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