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Providence Health & Services Contract Administrator, Sourcing in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Contract Administrator, Sourcing to our Southgate 1 location in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Contract Administrator, Sourcing who will support the Medical Surgical (Non Physician Preference) contracting segment of Strategic Sourcing, focusing heavily on managing & maintaining various contract cycle activities. To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of and is able to process and summarize complex data sets, using said data to provide direction on contracting strategies with an emphasis on cost effectiveness and operational efficiency

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensuring contract expirations are managed and up to date

  • Research and answer contract related questions for Caregivers in the field, escalating to the Contract Manager(s) and/or Executive Director as needed

  • Interact with vendors to ensure contract accuracy

  • Provide support to Contract Manger(s) and Executive Director for larger, more complex projects as needed

  • Partnering with Value Analysis and Data teams to complete projects that maximize system utilization opportunities

  • Interact with GPO (Group Purchasing Organization) program leaders as needed

  • Interact with various internal business and operational stakeholders, including but not limited to – Clinicians, Physicians, and Leadership teams

  • Review of contracting legal terms and conditions as needed


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites – with emphasis on Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint; Ability to understand and use/write basic excel formulas, pivot tables& Vlookups

  • Ability to review, comprehend & summarize complex information and present to a variety of audiences

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with supporting Project Management; Experience supporting strategic plans for complex initiatives; Supply Chain, business operations and/or finance experience; Experience with strategy development and/or program management

  • Experience with contract, RFP and vendor relationship management in healthcare setting

  • Experience with ERP systems Oracle, Lawson and PMM.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence St. Joseph health from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Contracting

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 246341