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Contract Manager of Lab Services

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Grimes
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewThis position is open to remote/work from home with strong preference for candidates residing within the UPH geographies of Iowa, Illinois, & Wisconsin. -SummaryThe Contracting Manager is responsible for supporting the contracting needs of UnityPoint Health in primarily the Lab services general medical/surgical product space. This position requires experience and in depth knowledge in contracting strategy and processes in laboratory. The Manager will facilitate the execution, ongoing management, and renewal, extension or termination of GPO and non-GPO agreements across a wide variety of support related products and services required in an acute and/or non-acute setting. -COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. - -Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team Weve been named aTop 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 -by Beckers Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement Be an essential part of our core purposeto improve the health of the people and communities we serve. -Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. Management
    • Responsible for working with laboratory leaders and other system leadership to maximize standardization opportunities under system structured agreements and minimize the need for local agreements
    • Works closely with business owners, project management, and special project teams to develop Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents by utilizing existing or creating custom templates
    • Facilitates discussion with key stakeholders to understand the business needs and articulate those needs through RFI and RFP documents and coordinates with the Director of Value Analysis.
    • Works with analytics to identify and put savings opportunities into operation
    • Ability to use contract management tools and GPO tools to produce a variety of reports for internal and external customersQualificationsEducation
      • Bachelors Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field required.Experience
        • Previous experience in healthcare operations, or healthcare supply chain is required with a functional understanding of the healthcare industry, healthcare service and vendor market, and an in depth knowledge of contracting processes and strategies.

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Des Moines , Contract Manager of Lab Services, Executive , Grimes, Iowa

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