Vendor Management Consultant

Kindred Healthcare Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 1 week ago

We are recruiting for a Vendor Management Consultant to join our Hospital Division in Louisville, Kentucky.

Summary:

Manages external vendor relationships within Hospital Division Revenue Cycle.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages external vendor relations within Operations Department.

  • Perform as functional bridge amongst external vendors as well as internal stakeholders.

  • Coordinate all vendor management tasks inclusive of working with external vendors and internal employees.

  • Ensure enterprise-wide needs for due diligence, risk assessment and continuing vendor monitoring are being accomplished.

  • Help and coordinate vendor processes and methods to approve vendors.

  • Ensure to track, measure, report and evaluate vendor performance.

  • Troubleshoot all vendor problems and present to management as required.

  • Identify improvement areas internally as well as perform closely with all internal stakeholders to prepare solutions.

  • Identify and implement continuously enhance efficiencies associated with vendor management plus produce fulfillment.

  • Participate to formulate workflow processes, methods and policies for applying vendors.

  • Ensure to collaborate with IT areas to assure vendor partners effectively manage plus contracts are completely leveraged.

  • Prepare processes for as well as manage analysis, selection and transition.

  • Monitor contractual agreements for all IT function's vendors.

  • Stimulate steady process enhancement to present increasing operational efficiency in entire business partner processes.

  • Support to explore expansion across new business lines.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Possesses strong leadership capabilities.

  • Team management.

  • Ability to negotiate with positive end results.

  • Risk Management

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; computer savvy with the desire to learn all company systems and software.

  • Ability to analyze data and communicate analysis, ideas, findings, and recommendations.

  • Effective and strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Progressive thinker; creative approach to solving problems in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Desire to make a positive impact with the ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities.

  • Team player with a strong sense of ownership and accountability.

  • Detail oriented, organized, and motivated.

  • Basic understanding and application of internal control concepts, techniques, and data analytics preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Healthcare Management, or other business-related field required.

Experience:

  • 3 years of accounting and financial analysis required. 3 years in healthcare, patient accounting, and/or financial applications preferred.

Licenses/Certification:

  • Lean Six Sigma training preferred.

Depending on a candidate's qualifications, this position may be filled at a different level.

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