What you will be doing:
As a Strategic Sourcing Consultant, you will be responsible for leading strategic sourcing initiatives at Lumere’s health system clients. With the help of Lumere’s analytics solutions and subject matter experts, you will apply your expertise in physician preference item (PPI) sourcing and project management to help health systems to reduce unwarranted variation and unnecessary costs in medical device purchasing.
The successful candidate is a collaborative, energetic problem solver with a passion for transforming healthcare. They should have a successful track record of leading medical device utilization and cost-reduction projects in a hospital supply chain setting, with a focus on driving both business impact and stakeholder satisfaction.
- Manage multiple concurrent consulting engagements focused on using evidence-based strategies to significantly reduce cost and unwarranted variation in physician preference item (PPI) use; includes:
- Apply expertise in PPI sourcing practices to prioritize spend categories, develop evidence-based savings strategies, and develop vendor award scenarios to generate significant cost savings for our clients
- Understand client current state strategic sourcing processes and recommend best practices
- Manage workplan and development of high-quality client deliverables
- Lead client discussions and meetings to present analysis and facilitate client decision making
- Build relationships with senior clients (VPs, department leaders, physician leaders) by presenting and discussing industry trends, best in class strategies, and gaining buy in for work
- Collaborate with Lumere colleagues (sourcing experts, device research experts, analysts) to ensure clients are successful in achieving cost saving goals, influencing resourcing as appropriate
- Actively troubleshoot and solve challenges that arise during engagements
- Hold client stakeholders accountable for expected engagement contributions while maintaining high client satisfaction
- Ensure clients hit or exceed their savings goals
- Shape Lumere’s consulting engagement model by developing high impact processes and reusable tools
- As needed, serve as a liaison to Lumere’s sales, marketing, and product teams to represent our clients’ needs and the value Lumere delivers
- Serve as a positive, energetic role model for fellow colleagues by demonstrating and celebrating Lumere’s impact and values
- At least 7 years' experience as a hospital strategic sourcing leader, with expertise in market-leading best practices
- Preference for at least 2 years' experience as an external consultant to hospital supply chain teams
- Track record of leading complex medical device utilization and cost-reduction initiatives with successful stakeholder engagement and business outcomes
- Preference for experience in managing risk-sharing arrangements
- Obsessed about impact -- ability to quickly identify underlying drivers of problems, quickly develop hypotheses, and execute on a path to solve
- Ability to effectively influence and communicate complicated ideas to senior leaders in health system, especially physician and other clinical leadership
- Strong organization and collaboration skills; ability to manage multiple initiatives
- Strong customer service focus to enhance satisfaction, demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external stakeholders
- “One team” mentality -- excited to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, learning-focused organization
- Bachelor’s degree; science or healthcare focus preferred
- Ability to travel to client sites as necessary (approximately 60% travel)
GHX: It’s the way you do business in healthcare
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) enables better patient care and billions in savings for the healthcare community by maximizing automation, efficiency and accuracy of business processes.
GHX is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using our world class cloud-based supply chain technology exchange platform, solutions, analytics and services. We bring together healthcare providers and manufacturers and distributors in North America and Europe — who rely on smart, secure healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate their business processes and make more informed decisions.
It is our passion and vision for a more operationally efficient healthcare supply chain, helping organizations reduce – not shift – the cost of doing business, paving the way to delivering patient care more effectively. Together we take more than a billion dollars out of the cost of delivering healthcare every year. GHX is privately owned, operates in the United States, Canada and Europe, and employs more than 800 people worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is in Europe, Louisville, Colorado, just outside of Denver, with additional offices in Europe, Chicago, Illinois, Atlanta, Georgia and Omaha, Nebraska.
GHX provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. GHX complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
GHX expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GHX’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)