Kara F.

Sr. Director of Strategic Sourcing | Healthcare

United States of America
EN

I have built my career in healthcare industry. I have expertise and knowledge in healthcare and hospitals for more than 30+ years. Currently I am working at Community Health Systems as a senior direct...see more

  • Healthcare Wellness & Fitness
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Public Sector & Regulatory

300

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Sr. Director of Strategic Sourcing

Community Health Systems
3 years
Current position
Jun 2019 - Present
Community Health Systems is a Fortune 500 company based in Franklin, Tennessee. It was the largest provider of general hospital healthcare services in the United States in terms of numb...see more

Divisional Director of Contracting

Community Health Systems
6 months
Dec 2018 - Jun 2019
Community Health Systems is a Fortune 500 company based in Franklin, Tennessee. It was the largest provider of general hospital healthcare services in the United States in terms of numb...see more

Director of Sales

MedCost Inc.
2 years
Mar 2017 - Nov 2018
MedCost, Inc. provides a complete procurement solution for physician offices, surgery centers and others in the non-acute care market.

System Director, Clinical Contracting

Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners)
11 months
Sep 2015 - Aug 2016
Mercy Health, formerly Catholic Health Partners, is a Catholic health care system with locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Cincinnati-based Mercy Health operates more than 250 healthcare or...see more

System Director, Purchasing Affiliate Operations

Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners)
6 years
Feb 2010 - Sep 2015
Mercy Health, formerly Catholic Health Partners, is a Catholic health care system with locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Cincinnati-based Mercy Health operates more than 250 healthcare or...see more

Contracted Employee

Mercy Health (formerly Mercy Health Partners)
5 years
Jul 2005 - Feb 2010
Mercy Health, formerly Catholic Health Partners, is a Catholic health care system with locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Cincinnati-based Mercy Health operates more than 250 healthcare or...see more

AVP, National Agreements

HealthTrust Purchasing Group
4 years
Dec 2000 - Apr 2005
HealthTrust is a leading healthcare performance optimization and group purchasing organization (GPO). We improve providers' financial and clinical performance by leveraging the scale, i...see more

Director, National Agreements

HealthTrust Purchasing Group
2 years
Aug 1998 - Nov 2000
HealthTrust is a leading healthcare performance optimization and group purchasing organization (GPO). We improve providers' financial and clinical performance by leveraging the scale, i...see more

Contract Manager, National Agreements

HealthTrust Purchasing Group
1 year
Jun 1997 - Aug 1998
HealthTrust is a leading healthcare performance optimization and group purchasing organization (GPO). We improve providers' financial and clinical performance by leveraging the scale, i...see more

Contract Analyst

HealthTrust Purchasing Group
5 months
Jan 1997 - Jun 1997
HealthTrust is a leading healthcare performance optimization and group purchasing organization (GPO). We improve providers' financial and clinical performance by leveraging the scale, i...see more

MM Supervisor

Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens
7 years
Dec 1988 - Dec 1995
Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens offers comprehensive care for patients and residents. The medical center serving an area that reaches from Manhattan to the end of Long Isla...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Healthcare Wellness & Fitness
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Public Sector & Regulatory

Expertise

  • Management
  • Procurement
  • Sales Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Strategy Development