Product Manager

8 - 10 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17
Nashville, TN
8 - 10 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17

Why HealthTrust?   HealthTrust is the industry's leading group purchasing organization (GPO), providing sustainable savings for supplies and expert sourcing for medical device and purchased services.
With an annual purchasing volume by our members of over $18 billion, membership includes over 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 surgery centers, alternative sites and physician practices.
Founded in 1999, HealthTrust is organized as a limited partnership. A wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of HCA Holdings, Inc. is the general partner and operates the partnership, controlling the majority of voting interest of the GPO.  All other GPO equity holders are all healthcare providers or are owned by healthcare providers.   HealthTrust is the only GPO with a truly committed model—with member-driven decision making, compliant purchasing, and a national portfolio of unparalleled value.
 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The foundation of the HealthTrust model is a patient-focused mission, led by experienced clinical leaders and member advisory boards who conduct a rigorous product vetting and approval process. This industry-differentiating process drives all procurement activities and decisions, ensuring that member requirements are addressed and that there will be a strong commitment to on-contract purchasing. HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG) IT is a Division of HCA Information Technology & Services that is responsible for designing, developing, and deploying products to internal business units with HPG.  The Division is also charged with developing and deploying products for Parallon Supply Chain division and its business units.
 
A Product Manager is responsible for coordinating across all IT functions on behalf of IT customers to ensure that business needs are captured, technology road maps are developed and align to needs, and products are delivered as planned. The employee will work closely with business leaders and the IT Customer Engagement, Architecture and Planning, Quality Assurance and Product Development teams.
 
The Product Manager may directly manage Business Analysts who focus within a common business domain. The Product Manager will be responsible for capturing the high-level business objectives of customers, crafting a product vision and then working with Business Analysts to decompose the requirements/use cases to the appropriate level of detail for delivery. In some cases, the Product Manager is also responsible for the professional development, mentoring, and career development of team-level Business Analysts.
 
This person must demonstrate an understanding of the business areas within the company, the key products and services common to the industry, and an understanding of the business goals and value proposition. They will use this understanding as a basis for gathering customer input and feedback to support meeting expectations, with the goal of achieving of customer value and initiative profitability targets.
 
The Product Manager should demonstrate an understanding of complex ideas, a forward-looking perspective, and be able to contribute to tactical decision-making processes. This role should practice attentive listening and display executive presence as they will be frequently meeting with senior-level business management and presenting to large groups.  Additionally, he/she is accountable for capturing information as it pertains to the customer and communicating it across the IT organization. The Product Manager should perform all duties with a focus on quality of work, attention to detail and a high level of self-management and self-awareness. Reports to the Director, Customer Engagement.
  GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES   • Leads gathering and translating of high level business needs
• Guides coordination across all TI functions on behalf of customer
• Oversees product releases, communicates schedule and value
• Directs development of long term plans and budgets and aligns plans with product roadmaps and business requirements
• Guides Business Analysts to be proactive in understanding the business areas, identifying potential business initiatives with technology impacts, investigating problematic issues with program management and recommending products and best practices
• Engages with all customer, business, and IT stakeholders for particular product lines to gather and translate high level business needs into technology long-term technology roadmaps which the overall IT organization uses to guide project and resource planning. Contributes to development of business initiative plans and resource plans for IT customers. (15%)
• Guides Business Analysts to be proactive in understanding the business areas, identifying potential business initiatives with technology impacts, investigating problematic issues with program management and recommending products and best practices. (15%)
• Administers defining and mapping of customer needs. Develops and delivers business cases and business value justification for business and IT initiatives. (15%)
• Helps create action plans to achieve financial or performance goals and mitigate risks (10%)
• Educates TI staff regarding business analysis methodologies, ensuring timely, accurate promotions of code and new applications into production (10%)
• Persuasively presents suggestions or ideas to business managers, internal or external (10%)     
• Designs management reports to communicate results in a clear and concise way (5%)         
• Motivates others to complete tasks in a timely manner (5%)
• Organizes and drives cross-functional team (5%)

 

EXPERIENCE

  • 7+ years w/ a year or more in a supervisory role


EDUCATION 

  • Bachelor’s DegreeRequired


OTHER/SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS  

• Certified Scrum Product Owner (SCPO) (PREFERRED)
• Pragmatic Marketing Certified (PREFERRED)


  PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS   

•  Must be able to travel on occasion for project related work and professional development

Job Code: 10207-22706

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