Contracting Manager, Medical Devices

Open Date10/25/2016 DivisionAllSpire Health Group Purchasing Organization Description
Interested candidates should apply to Thomas Clarke at Deloitte Consulting LLP:
Job Summary
This individual is responsible for assisting in all aspects of a sourcing engagement, including meeting with members, the solicitation, evaluation, negotiation and implementation of vendor agreements for contract areas involving medical devices.
He/she will be responsible for working with the Clinical Collaborative Committees, Value Analysis Steering Committee, Director of Medical Devices, Medical Devices Financial Analyst, and others to facilitate the finalization of pricing, contract documents and amendments managed by the Medical Devices Sourcing Team.
In addition he/she will provide project support to the Medical Devices Sourcing Team and assist in facilitating contract resolution on customer service related issues for medical device contracts as well as providing on-going contract maintenance and support to our members during the length of the contract.
Decisions are guided by strategic and operational objectives established by the Value Analysis Steering Committee, the Non-Clinical and Clinical Collaboratives, the Operating Committee and the AllSpire GPO Board.
Supervisor ? Director, Medical Devices
Supervises ? Financial Analyst, Medical Devices
Key Interactions ? Suppliers, Members, Non-Clinical and Clinical Collaborative Committee Members
Duties (Included but not limited to):
Perform all duties in accordance with internal contracting policies and procedures
Manage a portfolio of medical device contracts
Coordinate loading of all managed contracts into AllSpire's contract management system
Prepare presentations, executive summaries, reports, etc.
Finalize all required document preparation for new contracts
Research information as requested by Clinical Collaborative Teams and the Value Analysis Steering Committee and provide assistance when needed
Meet or exceed contracting goals established timeline
Communicate negotiation status and results with internal stakeholders
Resolve vendor product or services issues
Maintain strict confidentiality
Perform other duties as assigned
Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"
Position Requirements
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
In-depth, up-to-date knowledge of healthcare economics.
Ability to understand common contractual language.
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to plan, implement, follow up, the ability to focus, and exceptional time management.
Demonstrated communication skills, including listening and validation, written and spoken skills, tact, diplomacy, and excellent presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively as a team member.
Complete professionalism including the qualities of confidence, motivation, accountability, integrity, and humility.
Effective skills in conflict management.
High energy and willingness to work in an environment where priorities and focus can change routinely.
Analytical and problem-solving skills, including basic knowledge of financial and statistical information.
Sense of vision, creative imagination, and motivation towards the future of healthcare.
Analytical skills in Excel and potentially in Access
Ability to put cohesive presentations together in PowerPoint
Be able to present confidently in large groups and in front of superiors
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree (or 5 years equivalent experience)
Experience Required
3 ? 5 years of relevant healthcare or industry experience
Certificates/Licenses Required
Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-Time Special Notes About the OrganizationReading Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare center providing comprehensive acute care, post-acute rehabilitation, behavioral, and occupational health services to the people of Berks and adjoining counties. Established as The Reading Dispensary in 1867, the Hospital has since expanded into a leader in tertiary care for this region of Pennsylvania.
Located in scenic Berks County, Reading Health System consists of a 22-building complex located on 36 suburban acres in West Reading. It is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for 665 acute care beds providing inpatient care for adults, children, and newborns.
Outpatient services of Reading Health System are extended through facilities located throughout the community, including 16 laboratory and 15 imaging centers, Occupational Health Services in Muhlenberg Township, physician office complexes in West Reading, Exeter Township, and Spring Ridge. The latter campus also features a surgicenter, weight management center, and hyperbaric and wound care programs.
Our Mission is to provide compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost effective health care to the community; to promote health; to educate healthcare professionals; and to participate in appropriate clinical research.
Hours Bi-WeeklyNone Specified
Reading ShiftNone Specified

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