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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Healthcare Contracts Negotiator in Nashville, Tennessee


Do you excel at negotiating purchasing contracts for medical products and services clinicians depend on to take care of their patients? Advance your career as a Contracts Manager "Negotiator" on our Strategic Sourcing team.

HealthTrust, an affiliated company of HCA Healthcare, is committed to performance improvement across the healthcare continuum. We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your rewards and benefits customizable to your needs. Some unique offerings include: * Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs * Student Loan Assistance * Paid Personal Leave * 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) * Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) * Identity Theft Protection discounts * Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options * Adoption Assistance

At HealthTrust, you have the opportunity to make a difference. Every associate in our organization has an impact on patients’ lives. We are looking for a dedicated Contracts Negotiators to be a part of our winning team.

Job Summary As a Contract Negotiator you will be responsible for negotiating industry leading national agreements for the group purchasing organization. Your objective is to ensure best in class industry pricing and contract terms and conditions for our membership. As a Contract Negotiator on the Strategic Sourcing team you will: * Translate objectives into project planning priorities, create and manage work plans and timelines for multiple projects. * Use your knowledge of suppliers, products, and healthcare providers to develop strategies that create leverage, mitigate risk, and anticipate the direction of the market. * Develop the contract strategy by formulating a clear vision that articulates steps to achieve the negotiation objectives. * Oversee supplier relationships during the sourcing process. * Participate in supplier business reviews and review new products as they arise. * Collaborate with other departments within the organization such as clinical, legal, finance, account management and others. There are multiple levels of contract negotiators within HealthTrust. A high-level summary of experience for each position level is noted below and other factors such as level of supervisor oversight expected for job duties varies depending on position level. Please note, your experience and qualifications will be evaluated to determine the appropriate position level.

Position Level Category Experience Years of Experience Education Contract Manager I Mostly low spend, complexity, risk and sensitivity 2 Bachelor’s Degree preferred Contract Manager II Mostly low spend, complexity, risk and sensitivity 3 Bachelor’s Degree preferred Senior Contract Manager Mostly low to medium spend, complexity, risk and sensitivity 5 Bachelor’s Degree required

Required Experience for our Contracts Manager "Negotiator" roles: * Bachelor's degree or higher is preferred * You must have 2 years experience in strategic sourcing and negotiating a variety of Healthcare-related contracts, preferably in one of the following product and services category:Surgical, Nursing, Medical Devices, Pharmacy and/or Capital Equipment. * Experience negotiating Healthcare contracts is required * Strategic sourcing experience * Contract management * Supply chain operations knowledge HealthTrust strengthens provider performance and supports clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. With headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, we serve over 1,600 hospitals and health systems, and more than 43,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.

We operate as a limited partnership with HCA Healthcare as the managing general partner. Our membership roster is split equally between for-profit and not for profit hospitals across the U.S. and the U.K.

As a HealthTrust associate, you will join the HCA Healthcare family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately for our Contracts Negotiator opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Healthcare Contracts Negotiator

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Capitol View Bldg 1100

Requisition ID: 10250-3605