Registered Nurse Clinical Supply Program Director

Banner Health - Phoenix, AZ3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $180,000 a year
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Corporate Supply Chain Services is responsible for assuring an efficient, effective and accountable procure-to-pay process. This includes all facets of supply chain management including strategic sourcing, clinical alignment, and logistical operations across the enterprise. Supply Chain Services is focused on improving cost, quality and outcomes.

As an RN Clinical Supply Program Director, you will be responsible for acting as the clinical liaison between the corporate supply chain and the impacted clinical staff including physicians, nurses, patients as well as providing quality assurance over any product and supply changes.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

About Banner Health Corporate
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

Job Summary

This position provides system-wide leadership (both acute and non-acute) to drive supply chain cost reduction across the system assuring achievement of the Supply Chain Strategic Initiative goals.This position directs and leads the overall strategy, development and implementation of all clinical cost improvement plans for assigned service lines. This position provides system-wide leadership and direction to company facilities in the contracting, procurement, and use of supplies, products, services, and equipment for assigned service line. Leads multi-disciplinary teams, including physician value analysis teams, to decrease product use variation and costs through the development of consensus supply utilization programs and initiatives. Responsible for clinical and related operational financial performance improvements and outcomes in the areas of Perioperative Services, Cardiology, Cardiac Cath/EP Lab, Womens and Infant Services, Interventional Radiology and various procedural areas.

Essential Functions

Provides system-wide leadership and consultation to company facilities in the contracting, procurement and the utilization of supplies, products, and equipment for assigned service line. Leads multi-disciplinary teams, including physician value analysis teams, to decrease product use variation and costs through the development of consensus supply utilization programs and initiatives. Communicates with risk management on product recalls and FDA alert notices and acts as a resource for the medical staff, legal, and hospital departments as necessary.

Performs initial clinical assessments of new products and equipment to determine clinical efficacy and potential cost/benefit to company. Gathers product information and introduces targeted new products, services, and equipment to the Supply Formulary Executive Team. Directs the creation and implementation of the supply formulary in accordance with the supply formulary policy.

Provides technical and clinical skills, support and knowledge in the product selection process. Facilitates validation, evaluation and final recommendations by the System Standard Teams, physician value analysis teams, clinical discipline team, physician clinical consensus groups, and other clinicians and operations staff involved in the product selection process.

Promotes positive interpersonal connections with System leadership, employees and colleagues and other system leaders, physicians, patients, and customers. Promotes win-win negotiations with suppliers. Develops and maintains the general purchasing organization relationship and the vendor relationship in support of achieving quality, cost-effective solutions.In conjunction with business representatives and company staff, coordinates new product in-service education and clinical product validations and evaluations. Prepares, distributes, collects and tabulates product evaluation/validation forms and provides feedback to Supply Chain Management Board, System Standards Teams, physicians, and clinicians.

Works with group purchasing organization (GPO) to optimize contract value and contract compliance. Supports contract professionals in review and renewal of contracts to improve standardization, cost, and utilization. Maintains current professional and technical knowledge relating to the healthcare market by attending educational workshops/conferences, reviewing professional publications, establishing a professional network, and participating in professional societies.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a current RN license in the state of residence.

Requires Bachelor's degree in nursing, business, or a related field or equivalent experience. Requires substantial nursing experience in Medical/Surgical, Operating Room, Cath lab, Respiratory and/or Pediatrics, depending upon the assigned service line. Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong business, presentation, analytical, planning, organizational, and financial skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once. Needs ability to handle critical issues and solve problems in a complex environment. ; Requires the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization, as well as present findings and recommendations as needed to effectively direct and manage comprehensive plans.

Preferred Qualifications

Past successful experience in nursing leadership, economics, financial, and/or marketing fields.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.