HCA, Hospital Corporation of America AVP Medical Capital Equipment Sourcing in Nashville, Tennessee

/HealthTrust (www.healthtrustpg.com) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management solutions that leverage its operator experience, scale and innovation. Members include over 1,500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 31,000 non-acute care sites./


Job Summary Responsible for developing, executing and implementing the Core GPO contracting efforts related to the entire national medical equipment and clinical IT portfolio. This individual must develop and execute innovative industry leading cost-savings strategies that deliver significant and measureable financial and operational value to members through the medical equipment and clinical IT portfolio. This individual must not only enhance the value of the existing portfolio, but is also responsible for expanding the portfolio to be the most comprehensive portfolio in the industry. This individual is required to direct and manage a team of contract negotiators and a portfolio specialist, as well as ensure collaboration with the entire sourcing functional team (financial analyst and clinical board operations). In all aspects, this individual is responsible for developing and leading the Core GPO Medical Equipment and Clinical IT team members to ensure an effective, knowledgeable, customer-focused team environment that can be effectively measured with performance-based metrics. Establishes objectives and develops/executes operational plans and strategies. Ensures business functions can support and contribute to Core GPO overall performance. This individual will receive guidance from Senior and/or Executive Leaders.



Key Interactions– HealthTrust Leadership, IDN Leadership, CEO’s, CFO’s, Clinical Directors/Physicians, CMO’s, Vendor Executives and Vendor National Account Representatives.


Duties(included but not limited to): * Responsible for maintaining various aspects of the Medical Equipment and Clinical IT Sourcing operations, specific to medical equipment, including financial and budgetary considerations, revenue, customer relationships, leadership communication. * Additional operational responsibilities include team integration, leadership and personnel development, development of critical service line offerings including the development of an industry leading contract portfolio and efficient and scalable sourcing processes. * Takes a lead role in the development and execution of Core GPO (Medical Equipment and Clinical IT) business direction and strategic plan for achievement. * Takes an active role in the development and execution of HealthTrust business direction and strategic plan for achievement. * Must gain consensus from member boards and internal departments on contract strategies and contract awards. * Leads all aspects of communications including both internal and external customers. This responsibility refers to all communication resources within Core GPO (Medical Equipment and Clinical IT), processes, collateral and medium development, and interdepartmental coordination. * Must possess capabilities to ensure strategic vision can become a viable, value-based solution that is executable. * Responsible for managing initiatives and teams in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment that demands strong capabilities to come in to projects and initiatives without much guidance and deliver them to completion. * Must exceed contracting goals established in annual contracting work plan.

Bachelor’s Degree Required 7-10 years of related healthcare or industry experience

Job: *Executive

Title: AVP Medical Capital Equipment Sourcing

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Capitol View Bldg 1100

Requisition ID: 10250-2331