Mercy Health

  • Contract Analyst I

    Requisition ID
    2018-771632
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Medical Surgical Contracting
    Location
    US-MO-Saint Louis
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Support the Director of Group Contracting and the Medical/Surgical and Pharmacy Contract Managers in the development, analysis, maintenance and standardization of contract pricing and terms throughout the group purchasing contract portfolio. Provide Mercy utilization data and comparative summaries of analysis of competitive contract proposals and against current

    pricing, terms and conditions. Analysis is focused on determining the best contract options for maximizing quality and service while achieving standardization, cost control and performance improvement. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

     

    • Supports the Director of Group Contracting and the Pharmacy Contract Manager in the development, analysis, maintenance and standardization of contract pricing, terms and condition.
    • Provides Mercy utilization data and comparative analysis of proposed pricing, terms and conditions comparing against competitive proposals, current user pricing and terms, industry benchmarks and competitive market information.
    • Supports the development, maintenance and compliance monitoring of contracts as requested by the contract manager.
    • Assists in the analysis of contract savings.
    • Interacts with internal and external customers and with vendors as directed by the contract manager.
    • Works collaboratively with the Resource Optimization Group throughout Mercy and other co-workers engaged in performance improvement activity across Mercy as requested by the contract manager.
    • Communicates with the Contract and Revenue Management Team to coordinate the implementation of support services contracts and the management of resulting savings and revenue.
    • Performs all work in accordance with the mission and values of Mercy.

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

    Experience: 3-5 years contracting experience in healthcare supply chain.
    -Five years of applicable materials/resource optimization or business experience
     Other skills & knowledge:
    (skills, knowledge, abilities)
    -Proficiency in data-base management with business software
    tools including Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
    -Proven skills in contract and data analysis
    -Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    -Capability of successfully handling multiple projects
    simultaneously.
    -Demonstrated superior organization skill with orientation to
    detail

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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