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Business Operations Specialist - Perioperative Services

Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Jackson
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:


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    Job Requisition ID:

    Job Category:
    Health System

    Perioperative Procedural Services

    Main Campus Jackson

    Job Title:
    Business Operations Specialist - Perioperative Services

    Job Summary:
    To provide management and administration of business operations including financial planning and analysis. To plan, manage, coordinate and facilitate the pull through activity for hospital business decisions and contracts in the areas of responsibility. To maintain, formulate and recommend changes to business functions, capital procurements, and project management as it relates to business management processes..

    To oversee the approval and control of purchasing activities for assigned areas. To participate in the negotiation process for contracts and leases, make recommendations designed to reduce costs and improve quality, while ensuring compliance with State and Federal procurement law and guidelines, as well as UMMC policies.

    Education & Experience

    Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field with a minimum of (3) three years of related experience. Master's Degree preferred. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of educational requirements.


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Knowledge of procurement and contracting processes.
    Negotiating skills
    Strong interpersonal skills
    Business acumen
    Attention to detail

    • Interacts with multiple stakeholders in strategic operations, monthly variance and performance enhancement analysis, budgeting operations, capital equipment budgeting, requesting, and procurement. Develop proformas as needed. Works closely with supply chain, contracts administration and other key departments.
    • In collaboration with supply chain procurement, liaises with internal and external constituencies in order to facilitate bids, request quotes, and proposals in compliance with UMMC policies and State procurement laws.
    • Ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality.
    • Directs and coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in buying and distributing materials, equipment, machinery and supplies.
    • In collaboration with supply chain, and contracts management, plans, develops, recommends, negotiates, and administers complex transactions, purchasing agreements, and/or other proposals.
    • Confers with supply chain, accounts payable, financial services and other departments to identify and resolve procurement issues.
    • Works with supply chain procurement purchasing department, contracts management, departmental staff, accounts payable, and financial services to process purchase orders and audit payments.
    • Liaise with supply chain and vendors to ensure the accuracy, quality and cost-effectiveness of purchased goods and services.
    • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

      Physical and Environmental Demands
      Requires occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, frequent reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

      Time Type:
      Full time

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      Benefits Eligibility:
      Benefits Eligible

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