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HCA Healthcare Director of Contracts in Charleston, South Carolina


This position is incentive eligible.


Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Director of Contracts today with HCA Healthcare.


HCA Healthcare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.

  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock

  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.

  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more

  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts

  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits (https://careers.hcahealthcare.com/pages/employee-benefits-and-rewards)

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Director of Contracts. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

This position will work closely with the Senior Director, HCA Contracting to develop, direct, lead and execute on division, regional or HCA national agreements related to specific service lines as assigned. This role works closely on a team of professionals including Contract Directors, Contract Managers, Contract Analysts, Financial Analysts, and other technical and subject matter experts. Help to execute on key strategies to reduce HCA’s Non-Contracted Spend. Work with HCA Senior Director of Contracting, Healthtrust GPO, specific target vendors, etc. to identify new contracting opportunities and to maximize cost reductions for existing Division/Regional and National Contracts. Work closely with the Director of Capital Bulk Buy Programs, Healthtrust and HCA Divisions to make sure equipment and bulk buys savings are maximized. Analyze and implement best practices, policies and procedures across HCA Contracting. Coordinate, communicate and share intelligence with other service line contracting teams to assist and improve upon cost savings opportunities and to minimize redundancies or duplication of efforts. Review and prepare all division/regional custom agreements to ensure they are not in conflict with Healthtrust or national HCA agreements. Establishes team objectives, directs team operations and contributes to overall team strategies and processes to accomplish. Decisions are guided by strategic and operational objectives established by HCA Contracting Leadership. Receives guidance from Senior and/or Executive Leaders.

Major Responsibilities:


  • Operational support and execution responsibilities include, leadership and personnel development, development of strategic contracting savings plans including analytics, implementation strategies, and savings tracking.

Strategic Development:

  • Participates and takes a supportive role in the execution of the HCA National and Regional/Division strategic contracting plan.


  • Participates in all aspects of communications including both internal and external customers. This responsibility refers to all communication resources within the HCA Contracting Processes.


  • Must possess capabilities to ensure strategic vision can become a viable, value-based solution that is executable.

  • Responsible for managing contracting team initiatives in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment that demands strong capabilities to come in to projects and initiatives without much guidance and deliver them to completion.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Required

  • 5-7 years of related healthcare or industry experience - Preferred

  • Contracting experience in healthcare - Preferred

HealthTrust Supply Chain (https://healthtrustpg.com/) is a critical part of HCA Healthcare’s strategy. Our focus is to improve performance and reduce costs. We do this by joining non-clinical and administrative functions. HealthTrust Supply Chain best practice methodologies. We develop, apply and monitor cost-efficient initiatives and programs for HCA Healthcare. By improving facility efficiency, medical professionals can focus on our mission - patient care.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Director of Contracts opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.