This position is responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing opportunities in strategic sourcing for Tenet Healthcare, DIR, STRATEGIC SOURCING oversees day to day contracting activities such as the monitoring of contract performance, the development, evaluation and management of vendor relationships, the drafting and negotiating of contracts, the building of relationships with Tenet clinical and operational stakeholders as well as the implementation and monitoring of contracts with hospitals. In addition, in collaboration with other Supply Chain and Procurement team, DIR. STRATEGIC SOURCING oversees benchmarking activities, the reviewing of industry best practice, and other initiatives to achieve cost savings and increase quality. The process of leading and developing a contract portfolio for clinical service lines should must aligned with sourcing high quality products at an effective cost and focusing on supply chain excellence.
A Bachelorâ��s degree in any health or business area is required. A Masterâ��s degree in any health or business related area is preferred. Sourcing and contracting experience in procedural areas (Cath Lab, EP, IR, etc.) is preferred. At least 5-7 years of relevant and proven work experience in Healthcare, Finance, or Supply Chain. The role requires a deep understanding of Supply Chain functions, including, but not limited to, knowledge of GPO and local contract sourcing as well as related procedures pertaining to contracting strategies and contract management across clinical departments as well as non-clinical and purchased services sourcing. Knowledge of strategic sourcing including analyzing spend, benchmarking, reviewing industry best practices and achieving cost reduction whilst maintaining or improving quality. Supply chain experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
Ability to develop and execute against a contract strategy to support clinical program development; this includes scanning the market and proactively identifying contract opportunities
Ability to perform and leverage analytics to inform sourcing/contracting strategies (e.g., benchmarking, industry/market analysis, spend analysis, contribution margin analysis, cost/benefit analysis)
Track record of identifying and implementing cost reduction and quality improvement initiatives across various areas (e.g., pricing, standardizing, utilization)
Ability to manage internal customer and supplier relationships to ensure successful contract implementation and operational effectiveness
Exceptional relationship building, interpersonal and communication skills that translate into strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ability to work in cross-functional teams (e.g., physicians, clinical staff, administrative support staff, business planning)
Ability to create strategic business plans for various contract categories and clearly communicate ideas to senior leadership for input and support
Understanding of contract management and contract risks/gaps in the healthcare provider industry as well as understanding of how to coordinate with legal
Primary Location: Dallas, Texas
Facility: 979-Dallas, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.