Contract Analyst - Laboratory/Pharmacy in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Offices

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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    4275 Campus Point Court
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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps is seeking a Contract Analyst specializing in Laboratory and Pharmacy who is a dynamic individual and can manage multiple tasks, details, and timelines while presenting exceptional written and customer service skills with a professional presence. We are seeking an individual to be self-motivated, a critical thinker, strategist, organized, flexible, goal oriented, results driven and a true team player. As a member of our Contracts Team, we require individuals who have a talent for navigating the changing currents of today’s healthcare market to support the contracting needs of our Pharmacy and Clinical Laboratory operations. As the Contract Analyst you will be responsible for representing our Supply Chain team in support of Careline Committees in Physician, Clinician, and Vendor front facing engagements. Although in your role as the Contract Analyst will be the primary contact and facilitator for Pharmacy and Clinical Laboratory contracts, you will also possess the flexibility to support numerous projects and additional department initiatives as required. The candidate we are seeking will have knowledge of the many contracting intricacies for these modalities as well as familiarity with GPO purchasing models.

The Contract Analyst should have strong working knowledge of competitive bidding processes such as; Request for Information(RFI), Request for Quote(s) (RFQ), and Request for Proposal(s) (RFP). The Analyst is also responsible for the contractual development, negotiations, and facilitation of the approval processes associated with the successful implementation of the opportunities pursued. It is our expectation that in this role, the Contract Analyst will have knowledge of benchmarking tools and processes as well as the individual ability to seek out and secure opportunities that align with our fiscal and quality initiatives. Additional responsibilities include the maintenance of the contract management program by ensuring competitive pricing of the goods, equipment and services Scripps Health acquires/utilizes. You will also be responsible for coordinating the supply and services contracting opportunities within your domain of Value Analysis. Although many of our goals may be cost management and savings focused, we seek an individual who will prioritize quality and service so that our actions will continue to improve our Patient’s care and experience.
This position is located at our Corporate Office location in the La Jolla area, which is currently being remodeling to soon offer an on-site café and gym. This is a full time, Monday - Friday position, with candidate needing to have flexibility in schedule for committee meeting attendance.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Four years or more of progressively responsible purchasing, product sourcing and contracting experience in a progressive and complex environment of a multi-hospital setting, or a large hospital.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of purchasing methods and procedures, techniques of specification and contract writing, purchasing law, purchasing ethics and healthcare regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contracting experience in Pharmacy and/or Clinical Laboratory Operations.
  • Knowledge and skilled use of excel and ERP (i.e.: Lawson/Infor) systems.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, or related health care field.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, or Health Care Administration or related field.
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.