Kettering Health is a not-for-profit network of nine hospitals, Kettering College, and over 160 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio's leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 14,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.
Kettering Health recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Kettering Medical Center.
As a faith-based organization we are dedicated to treating all patients with love and respect regardless of religious preference. Multi-denominational Spiritual Services are offered at the network every day.
Responsibilities & Requirements
- This position supports the strategic sourcing team of the Supply Chain Management department and is accountable for interacting with suppliers to secure contracts for cost-effective, high quality supplies and services for assigned categories. This position will work through the various phases of the contract management process including: creating request for proposal, reviewing's solicitations, and preparing routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications.Also responsible for analyzing contract requirements, terms and conditions to ensure compliance at all levels. Drafts and negotiates contractual instruments. Prepares, organizes, and maintains contract records and files. The position utilizes the process improvement, decision-making and value analysis processes including clinical efficacy, safety and the impact on organizational resources for Supply Chain Management to achieve network-wide cost reduction and standardization in cooperation with the Network Expense Teams (NET). Performs other duties as assigned
Top Job Duties:1. Develop and implement contract strategies using Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP), bid and GPO processes - competency2. Review supply benchmarks to identify price targets – competency3. Negotiation of contract rates for assigned supply categories4. Monitoring of non-catalog supply spend for identification of contract opportunities.
Education: Bachelor's Degree with concentration in Supply Chain, Healthcare Management, Business or Clinical preferred. In lieu of degree, 5-10 years progressive responsibility within a Healthcare Supply Chain department may be considered.
Proven track record on cost reduction and process improvement required.
Critical thinking skill required. Strong interpersonal skills (verbal and written) required.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously (multi-task) required.
Knowledge of RFP/RFI contract processes, contract analysis, negotiation, contract management and healthcare purchasing preferred.
Experience in business analytics, contract negotiations or supply chain management preferred.
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