Effectively participate in a strategic role in process improvements and value analysis initiatives with key
stakeholders to develop effective strategic and operational cost reduction objectives, and implement
those objectives. Acts as a champion for business process change, organizational change, and cultural
change while resolving operational obstacles and differing stakeholder priorities. Provides facilitation and
negotiation leadership, and analyzes costs/financial impact, services and contracts with the goal of
attaining the best value, quality and service decision. Researches marketplace to identify and promote
potential new opportunites for improved efficiency and savings. Utilizes all available tools to gain market
knowledge, evaluate and negotiate best pricing of assigned categories. Resolves problems associated
with vendor relationships. Coordinates with Supply Chain to ensure that all agreements are properly
loaded within systems and products or services are properly implemented operationally. Effective
communications to key stakeholders including but not limited to medical staff, clinicians, executive
leaders and supplier executives.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
A Bachelors Degree from a recognized college or university in Business or Health Administration, Nursing
or a closely related field is required or in lieu of degree and in addition to the minimum required
experience, Eight (8) years of experience in a Supply Chain or related role where financial analysis,
contracting, and clinical analysis is required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience in a Supply Chain or related role where
financial analysis, contracting, and clinical analysis is required. Experience applying project management
methodologies and practices, including developing a project plan, including charter, scope, project
management approach and management plans, such as statement of work, cost estimates and schedule
products and services utilized in a hospital setting. Working knowledge of automated materials
management information systems. Proven ability to independently collect and review data to support
contracting efforts. Knowledge of contract law and/or uniform commercial code preferred but not required.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Experience in a multi-facility setting is preferred. Documented completion of a project management
training course is preferred. Experience presenting and reporting on project plans to appropriate
stakeholders, executives and senior management is preferred.