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Manager - Contract Design Supply Chain Management

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Manager - Contract Design Supply Chain Management - Office Operations - Full-Time, Days - Presence St Elizabeth Hospital - Chicago, IL

Why Join Ascension?

The Resource Group is a business transformation services organization that specializes in non-payroll spend management. Through its User-Directed Integrated Solutions, The Resource Group transforms the resource and supply function delivering value through Operations and Logistics Optimization, Strategic Sourcing, and Change Management. Although it specializes in these areas, as its core, The Resource Group is rooted in the ideals of hospitality and believes that success is measured by the satisfaction of the customer. The Resource Group started as a Solution of Ascension, its success has allowed it to expand and serve various healthcare systems looking to decrease non-payroll expenses and increase operational efficiencies. Today, The Resource Group serves over 2,500 locations including over 165 acute care hospitals across 21 states and Washington D.C.

The Resource Group is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with The Resource Group, you will have the opportunity to manage the identification and development of national and regional strategies for contracting and procurement of supplies, instruments, services and equipment, focusing efforts in a specified area.

Responsibilities:

  • Listens to end-users to define the attributes needed in a product or service, supports the specified director(s) and The Resource Group leaders in aligning contract opportunities with participant initiatives and groups; this may include coordination and assessment of data, monitoring of vendor/market data, and determination of product implications within the organization's clinical or operational initiatives.
  • Provides or collects and coordinates clinical guidance with product categories and helps identify relevant clinical groups for input within decision teams. Engages care excellence, risk management, and decision team support as needed to determine clinically acceptable product options.
  • Helps measure and monitor cost-reduction opportunities through contract development and modifications in utilization; supports associated work plans.
  • Effectively manages assigned contract design processes, compiling and interpreting progress measures and results for leaders, sourcing, and implementation.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
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Job ID: 346384
Category: Supply Chain Management
Facility: MOSTL The Resource Group
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Chicago, IL

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