The Senior Director of Contracting is responsible for providing leadership for a defined portfolio of client contracting or supplier contracting for all Conifer Health service lines. The Senior Director of Contracting is responsible for the implementation and continuous improvement of Contracting procedures, processes, and special projects to support Coniferï¿½s achievement of its goals and key initiatives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborate with all Conifer Health service lines and Conifer Health shared services to support initiatives requiring support from contracting (e.g., change in vendors to reduce costs, support revenue growth with new client contracts, and compliance with new regulatory requirements).
For supplier contracting only, design and direct contract initiatives for new and existing Conifer suppliers and Conifer client suppliers including:
Identification of cost savings from supplier consolidation
Driving best value by replacing suppliers or enhancing services delivered
Engaging suppliers to define initiatives in support of Coniferï¿½s strategies and goals
Define and implement client contracting, supplier contracting, and governance processes and procedures to support Conifer Health strategic initiatives and contractual and regulatory requirements. (e.g., acquisitions, compliance with EPIC contractual requirements, TCPA requirements, 501(r) requirements, etc.)
Design and direct continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and templates to ensure:
Coordinate 3rd party spend initiative and Vendor Consolidation initiative
Continually improve commercial strategies to mitigate risk for Conifer
Continually monitor / govern key suppliers to mitigate Coniferï¿½s risks, and resolve any continued key supplier service delivery issues timely.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelorï¿½s degree required. (Preference for Business or Healthcare Administration)
Masterï¿½s degree preferred but not required
Minimum of 10 years of experience in contract development and negotiation of large dollar value complex contract portfolios
Minimum of 5 years leading/managing contracting professionals responsible for a portfolio of multiple large dollar complex contracts
Minimum of 5 years of experience in performing an account management and/or vendor management role is preferred by not required. (e.g., responsibility for successful delivery to contract terms, as well as, responsibility for delivery of financial objectives).
Experience in the healthcare industry is preferred but not required
Some consulting experience is preferred but not required
Experience in project management preferred but not required
ABOUT CONIFER HEALTH SOLUTIONS
As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare.
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
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: 1905022512
About Conifer Health Solutions
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.