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Contract Design Agent

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Sourcing Agent - Office Operations - Full-Time, Days - Westport Center Drive - St Louis, MO

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 be responsible for the identification and development of national strategies for contracting for supplies, instruments, services and equipment that support The Resource Group, Ascension health ministry objectives developed in close collaboration with senior leadership and key stakeholders. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Works within the collaborative model toward the most respected, credible and effective contracting processes in the industry

  • Engages the specified manager(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 connections with clinical or operational initiatives

  • Provides or collects and coordinates expert guidance with contract categories and helps identify relevant groups for input within or in addition to Decision Teams

  • Coordinates communications, agendas, and follow-up with Decision Teams as directed engaging multiple internal and external stakeholders as necessary

  • Helps measure and monitor cost-reduction opportunities through contract development and modifications in utilization; supports associated work plans

  • Facilitates communication of clinically or operationally relevant information such as related product recalls/alerts, contract announcements and other communication strategies

What You Will Need

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 369020
Category: Supply Chain Management
Facility: MOSTL The Resource Group
Ministry: Ascension
Location: St Louis, MO

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