Full Job Description
At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.
Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
The Supply Chain Value Analysis Manager is responsible for driving organization-wide product and service selection and evaluation. This individual is an advocate for production standardization and utilization reduction efforts through effectively working with clinicians, care providers, contracting specialists and vendors. This individual will coordinate new product or service introduction, trials and overall change initiatives on behalf of end users at all MHHS facilities. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Sourcing and Contracting.
Education: Bachelors degree in healthcare field (i.e. Healthcare Administration, Nursing, Business Administration, Finance or related field)
Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse preferred
Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
Five (5) years of experience in supply chain, project management, or a clinical role
Project management experience with ability to initiate and complete projects with measurable outcomes
Understanding of financial analysis and quantitative/qualitative assessment data
Effective oral and written communication skills: Must be able to produce corporate presentation materials appropriate for medical staff and senior executive review
Knowledge of new trends in the industry and new products/ technology introductions
Familiarity with budget analysis sufficient to develop impact analyses consistent with Finance Department requirements and practices
Good time management skills, able to prioritize tasks and assignments to meet deadlines
Knowledge of contracting and negotiations, including Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), contract accession, and implementation
Familiar with project management concepts and Lean Six Sigma processes
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann
Coordinates supply chain project management functions with clinical teams, materials management teams within MHHS, including presentations key stakeholders, coordination of discussions, and implementation of decisions.
Assures all information provided for clinical and other decision making is accurate, comprehensive, and addresses all business topics involved.
Leads and manages multi-disciplinary project teams or clinical specialty committees responsible for product/service introductions, value analysis and utilization review consistent with MHHS policies and procedures.
Develops strategies and identifies process improvements that are focused on substantial supply/service cost reduction, standardization, and utilization while maintaining or enhancing quality.
Oversees opportunities and develops qualitative and quantitative analyses methodologies for product/service utilization and cost reduction efforts focused on cost containment, utilization, waste reduction, and overall cost per service.
Reviews and assesses applicable financial, clinical, and operational data. as well as
Reviews evidence based literature, clinical data, and best practices to assist teams in evaluating new supplies and technology.
Supports new product/service requestor in preparation for information and presentations while facilitating meetings between staff, physicians, and other appropriate parties.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with clinical, administrative, and healthcare system executives and staff to ensure effective, results-oriented project outcomes.
Documents cost savings initiatives and audits projected utilization and actual spend.
Participates in developing new programs, training efforts, product/service trials, departmental or organizational goals, etc.
Facilitates communications and applicable clinical literature to support product utilization, product conversions, additions, trials and committee activities.
Serves as intermediary between Strategic Sourcing Managers and end users, helping to screen and analyze new product introductions.
Coordinates in servicing end users for new product introductions, trials and product conversions.
Work with Group Purchasing Organization(s) to identify cost savings opportunities, program initiatives and best practices.
Ensures safe care to patients, staffs and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned.