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Connecting employers with the talent they need + connecting healthcare professionals with the jobs they’ll love

Headquartered in New York City with 9 additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida, The Execu|Search Group specializes in the placement of healthcare professionals in full-time and temporary roles. From Registered Nursing positions to Medical Directors and Hospital Administrators, we work with some of the best healthcare facilities and are focused on connecting candidates with jobs that are tailored to their unique qualifications.  Our Health Services recruiters have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission, which recognizes our dedication to providing our clients with qualified healthcare professionals.


The Execu|Search Group

CITY :

BRONX

STATE :

NY

COUNTRY :

USA

ZIP CODE :

10451

JOB ID NUMBER :

120583

POSTED :

02/23/2016

Director of Vendor Management - Healthcare


The Execu|Search Group


POSITION TYPE:  Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:


Director of Vendor Management - Healthcare
Director of Vendor Management - Healthcare
Location: Bronx, NY
Salary: $125,000-$180,000
Experience: 6.0 year(s)
Job Type: Full-Time
Job ID: 120583
 
   
About the Opportunity

A healthcare organization is actively seeking an experienced professional for an excellent opportunity as a Director of Vendor Management with their staff. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Provider Relations and Network Development, the Director of Vendor Management will be responsible for maintaining vendor relations that support company-wide initiatives through strong contracts, due diligence and on-going vendor maintenance.

Company Description

Healthcare Organization

Job Description

The Director of Vendor Management will:

  • Oversee vendor selection, due diligence oversight, and maintenance of vendor relationships
  • Develop materials to evaluate vendors upon contracting and annual review
  • Provide monthly reporting to measure vendor metrics and distribute to department heads or Delegated Vendor Oversight Committee as appropriate
  • Represent the organization in vendor meetings
  • Develop policies, contractual guidelines, and performance measures that are consistent with CMS and DOH requirements
  • Work with compliance and quality to ensure policies and procedures are addressed and documented as downstream entities
  • Implement new vendor arrangements
  • Coordinate meetings with vendor and support departments such as IT, MM, CS, and Claims
  • Ensure that work plan is kept on track and operational issues are identified and resolved up front prior to going live
  • Identify new vendors for required service needs
  • Identify and monitor vendor concerns, recommend solutions, and follow up during the process, as well as communicates resolution to ensure problems have been resolved
  • Conduct financial analysis and reporting to evaluate potential cost savings
  • Work with strategic planning to help senior staff make decisions on new cost saving initiatives
  • Pursue and suggest pharmacy cost savings
  • Conduct financial analysis as it relates to contract negotiations and on-going pharmacy initiatives
  • Produce innovative ideas on how to improve pharmacy benefit programs and relationships
Required Skills
  • 6+ years of experience in Medicaid/Medicare, HMO/PPO, and Pharmacy Benefit
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Vendor management experience
  • Strong Pharmacy experience
  • Flexibility in traveling for on-site annual and pre-contractual audits
  • Strong analytical and financial analysis skills
  • Broad project management experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different departments and levels within the organization
Desired Skills
  • Supervisory or Management experience