Tenet Healthcare is searching for a Director of Materials Management to support the USPI business. The candidate must have **HEALTHCARE** materials management experience with an emphasis on Orthopedic implants. Under minimal supervision, this position negotiates, directs and implements regional purchasing agreements, processes, contracts and materials management initiatives. This position will report to the USPI VP of Procurement with a dotted line to the Market Presidents of the covered regions. The candidate will have responsibility for approximately 50-60 healthcare facilities. These facilities may include both Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCï¿½s) and Surgical Hospitals. The position will be based in either Dallas, Texas, South Florida or St. Louis, Missouri. Approximately 65% travel is required.
Supporting market cost savings objectives and implementing Best Practices in support of budgeted procurement and productivity initiatives
Leading the negotiation of regional and facility level contracts
Analyzing financial information and implementing strategic solutions to meet budgeted case cost and EBITDA targets
Managing market compliance to USPI and GPO national contracts
Actively participating on the USPI Corporate Procurement Team to stay abreast of industry reforms and corporate initiatives, and providing communication and implementation of those initiatives to the Market.
Providing market focused prioritization and support for the implementation of new contracts, contract conversions, and procurement initiatives
Performing new acquisition integration including capability and competency assessment of materials management personnel and transition support to include system transition, contract conversions, and personnel training.
Performing Materials Management Operational Reviews, audits and monitoring on purchasing and inventory control processes within the Market.
Participating in Home Office Quarterly Business Review (QBR) Meetings.
Strong negotiation experience required
Excellent understanding of Orthopedic Implants
Ability to successfully negotiate with implant vendors
Experience in driving value through rebates and tier level contract negotiation required
3-5 years healthcare materials management experience with at least 2 years supervisory experience
Knowledge of healthcare purchasing, inventory management systems, procurement, supplies distribution/operations and contracting, capital equipment and automated systems.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, Strong problem solving skills.
Proficient in the Microsoft Product Suite.
Acute Care Hospital procurement knowledge strongly preferred
Knowledge of IOS/ENVI, Cerner, and HCIQ systems preferred.
Primary Location: Florida
Facility: USPI Executives
Other Locations: St. Louis,Dallas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005042602
About USPI Executives
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.