Purchasing Contract Administrator

Open Date 8/4/2017
Division Reading Hospital
Description The Contract Administrator in Supply Chain Management is responsible for creating reports and analyzing large datasets to support business decisions throughout the Reading Hospital. Responsibilities include oversight of Reading Hospital's Service, Capital and Supply contracts and negotiation with vendors to secure best in class pricing. The Contract Administrator provides data driven recommendations to reduce supply expense and aid in standardization while providing the highest quality products for patient care. BS preferred, MBA a plus. A strong background in analytics, healthcare, Supply Chain or Clinical background is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including Vlookup and Pivots/Slicers).
Position Requirements 1.BS preferred, MBA a plus. 2. Experience in a fast-paced environment is required, with demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, analytical skills, and interpersonal skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities. 3. Experience analyzing large data sets to aid decision making. 4. A strong background in analytics, healthcare, Supply Chain or Clinical background is preferred. 5. Must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. 6. Demonstrated professional and ethical behavior. 9. Must possess and demonstrate high integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 10. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including Vlookup and Pivots/Slicers), Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access and willingness to learn new applications is required.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes Department awarded "2017 Infor Progress Makers Award for Operational Excellence" and "ECRI 2016 HealthCare Supply Chain Achievement Award"
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Hours Bi-Weekly 80

Reading Shift Day