Responsible for working with the Division Supply Chain Team to implement the strategic direction of Supply Cost Management within a facility. This position is responsible for reviewing and optimizing the current GPO contract portfolio, developing and executing product standardization with a facility in conjunction with the Division Supply Chain Team. This position is responsible for building strategic alliances with Hospital Executive staff with emphasis on the COO, CNO and Clinical Department Directors as it relates to successfully executing the Supply Chain Operations Plan. Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
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- Develops and implements strategies and processes for reducing supply expense/adjusted admission.
- Develops and implements product standardization and utilization.
- Monitors utilization and cost data and identifies waste.
- Develops and facilitates clinical product committees to reduce the number of SKUs by standardization, increase product quality, evaluate processes and introduce new products.
- Actively interacts with the clinicians performing the departmental tasks to identify improvement opportunities and develop/implement continuous quality improvement process regarding supply/labor practices and recommends cost reductions.
- Actively participates and communicates with Medical Staff and clinical staff to monitor, communicate, and make improvements to utilization profiling.
- Actively participates, communicates and educates all affected departments, physicians, and medical management personnel regarding product and procedure changes.
- Maintains and communicates financial and performance measurements as gauge of standardization/utilization success.
- Collaborate with physicians in identifying and implementing improvements and standardization.
- Measures and continuously verifies process improvements and cost savings.
- Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues.
- Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement."
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required (Business, Health Administration, Nursing, or Pharmacy)
- Will consider a graduate of a Professional School of Nursing with related experiences in healthcare Value Analysis, clinical supply chain, or acute care hospital performance improvement
- Master's degree highly preferred
- Clinical/healthcare experience, minimum of 2 years
- Acute care setting preferred
- Patient care experience highly preferred
- Progressive experience demonstrating ability to accomplish objectives through a multi-disciplinary team
- Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously, and demonstrated personal time management/project prioritization skills
- Demonstrated passion for building a clinically integrated supply chain
- LPN/RN, Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP), Certified Value Analysis Health Professional (CVAHP), or similar credential preferred
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom