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Procurement Contract Analyst

Material Management 
Full Time - 40 Hours
AM Shift 
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

The primary focus of the Procurement Contract Analyst position is to support the Procurement Contract Manager by providing support in implementing the GPO and hospital-wide contracts. This position will include researching GPO contract opportunities, calculate market share penetration for tier level suggestions, use benchmark data tools to analyze pricing as compared to national benchmarks and provide the resources necessary for activations decisions of contracts. Identification and analysis of opportunities to establish contractual relationships with suppliers of products and services used by the organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Management Science, Business Administration, or Other Related Field 
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 Years of Related Experience
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): The following combinations will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree with 5 Years: 
Associate’s Degree in Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Management Science, or Business Administration with 10 Years of Experience in Health Care Supply Chain Management;
Master's Degree in Related Field.
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and strong computer skills and in-depth knowledge including Excel, Work and PowerPoint.

Essential Functions

  • Provide analysis for contract compliance, supply utilization and opportunities to maximize standardization for necessary actions taken by Value Analysis Committee.
  • Assisting the Contract Manager in working with GPOs, vendors and customer requests.
  • Researching information on products to provide support for discussion on proposed contracts.
  • Ability to work with vendors in obtain information on products and services being discussed.

Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Using GPO websites tools to identify, benchmark and extract relevant information.
  • Working with our legal department to answer and requests for information off of GPOs website or directly with the vendor.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina