Ascension Health Vendor Coordinator, Data Quality Control in St Louis, Missouri

Job ID: 254020

Vendor Coordinator, Data Quality Control

St Louis, Missouri


Additional Job Information

Title: Vendor Coordinator, Data Quality Control

City, State: St Louis, MO

Location: Westport Center Drive

Department: Office Operations

Additional Job Details: FT, Days

About Us

The Resource Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascension, is a business transformation services organization that specializes in non-payroll spend management. Through the Integrated Change Management Model, The Resource Group delivers value through change management, operations and logistics, sourcing and contracting, analytics, and continuous process improvement.

This model challenges the status quo by:

  • Developing an innovative new approach to contracting, where practicing caregivers from our Participants guide all decision-making, and products and services are contracted for based on attributes rather than brand preference

  • Standardizing and optimizing operations and logistics by closing warehouses, improving inventory management, and improving operational key performance indicators

  • Elevating resource and supply management from the basement to the boardroom by recruiting top talent from a multitude of industries beyond healthcare

The collective implementation of these components has delivered over $1 billion in annual savings, improving Ascension's Supply Expense as a percent of Net Patient Service Revenue from a baseline of 19.6% in FY2007 to 15.5% in FY2017.

This success enabled The Resource Group to expand outside of Ascension to serve all healthcare systems looking to decrease non-payroll expenses and increase operational efficiencies. Today, The Resource Group serves 2,500 locations including 160 acute care hospitals across 24 states and Washington D.C.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Vendor Coordinator, Data Quality Control proofs, enters, and extracts data using department-specific applications.


  • Prioritizes, corrects and batches data in order to locate missing information in preparation for entry.

  • Enters information from a variety of sources into computer database(s).

  • Verifies data entered into computer by checking printouts/reports for errors and correcting as required.

  • Extracts information out of clinical and/or non-clinical databases.

  • Prepares reports, presentations and other documents as instructed.

  • Works with contracted vendors to develop and maintain contract data download capability. This includes data synchronization in support of The Resource Group contract management system.

  • Supports system that can transform and normalize data across multiple dimensions.

  • Use database programming languages to transform, schedule and automate transformation of the data.

  • Use Business Intelligence Reporting Tools to create the proper roll-up and detail reports.

  • Use of Object Oriented Programming and SQL is essential prior to use of the Business Intelligence Reporting Tool.

  • Uses variance analysis to look for usage anomalies by purchase classification.

  • Develop alternate product classifications that can be used to analyze usage.

  • Add categories, analyze, and create alternate scenarios that can be used by Value Analysts to negotiate.

  • Leverage UNSPSC coding where available.



  • Bachelor's Level Degree

Work Experience:

  • 2-4 years experience required in Customer Service, Collections, Vendor Management or a related field.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Health is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: ”

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E -Verify (link to E-verify site)