Manager, Materials Mgmt

Job Description Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation's leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization's affiliates own, operate or lease 137 hospitals in 21 states with approximately 24,000 licensed beds. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings.   CHSPSC, LLC seeks an Materials Management, Manager, Strategic Sourcing for its Cane Ridge, TN, headquarters' Materials Management team.    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Lead categories in Strategic Sourcing to meet or exceed the planned category and/or department goals Learn and utilize CHS's 7 step process to create, review, amend, approve, finalize RFI, RFP, and Contract or pricing proposals Collaborate with business owners to manage company/facility contract expiration dates Draft and conduct contract strategy meetings to identify issues, facilitate pricing discussions, incorporate measureable KPI's and obtain leadership approval in a timely manner Demonstrate ability to handle multiple priorities effectively and efficiently Extract data to determine profitability and charge maximization of clinical procedures and supplies Provide education and training as needed to the hospital Materials Managers and/or corporate staff Work with Corporate Clinical teams to solicit and promote best practices and supply standardization Complete special projects as assigned by department, division, facility C-Suite, and/or corporate senior leadership Data analytics skills required for the strategic sourcing process including RFI, RFP, strategy development, and fact based negotiations Identify, communicate, execute savings opportunities; track savings thereafter Collaborate with other subject matter experts and key decision makers to develop data- driven metrics and strategies Ability to identify and solve problems; demonstrated understanding of acute healthcare setting Ability to manage internal and external communications across category team and would with key stakeholders (eg clinical, finance, operations, and legal) Contract management experience agreements working with key stakeholders; ability to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedures.  Manage supplier performance and lead business reviews to include contract compliance, rebates, product, or/or service issues Achieve annual synergy savings targets for the company as identified by senior management Work with hospital C-Suite Teams on Implementation of Savings initiatives Work with Corporate Division Management Leadership regarding Savings Programs Strong verbal and written skills and ability to communicate complex data in a way that others can easily follow     Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, or related field is preferred Experience in the Strategic Sourcing process preferred Experience in Healthcare, ideally clinical  Healthcare data analytic background preferred Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint required.  Experience with other database software (Essbase, Access, etc) preferred Experience with HPG/GPO, Insight, Medhost, Lawson and other MMIS   Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make educated recommendations Ability to adapt to multiple personalities and deliver information in different ways     Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Emotional stability is needed to deal with stressful situations Ability to stand, sit and move from place to place Ability to work efficiently independently, which maintaining work load   Education/Experience:   Education:   A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, or a related field is preferred Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of formal education in certain circumstances   Experience: Five to seven years of Materials Management experience at the Director level or higher is preferred Clinical experience a plus Corporate experience in a multi-hospital setting is preferred Lawson reporting tools a plus HPG/GPO reporting tools a plus #MANAG10771
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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