Value Analysis Clinic Specialist

Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 16, 2017
Closes
Jan 15, 2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Participates in the CNHS Value Analysis program and implements hospital-wide strategy/direction to reduce expenses and increase clinical outcomes and quality. Assists in the selection, evaluation, monitoring, analysis and implementation of cost-effective products, services and processes. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with clinical staff, Value Analysis committes and Supply Chain. Provides clinical and strategic expertise to facilitate expense management and improved clinical outcomes using a research/evidence-based analysis process. Collaborates with group purchasing organizations (GPO), vendors, internal customers and process partners.
Qualifications
Minimum Education
BSN (Bachelor of Science Nursing)

Specific Requirements and Preferences

MSN (preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
3 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 3 years of nursing experience. Preferred minimum of one year recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting.

Required Skills/Knowledge
Displays strong ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team. Consults with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers to resolve health concerns and align with Supply Chain objectives. Demonstrate skills and abilities consistent with family-centered care and evidenced based practice. Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Basic to moderate proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, data analysis and business case development.

Displays a working knowledge of Supply Chain. Lean, Six Sigma or Process Improvement Certification. Proven project management skills with small to medium sized projects (3-10 people).

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Value Analysis Program |
1 |
Assist and participate on Value Analysis Teams (VAT) . Applies multidisciplinary principles by recruiting relevant clinical specialty representatives to serve as stakeholders and decision makers.

2 |
Develops and leads new ad hoc Value Analysis Teams.

3 |
Educates on the value analysis process, including but not limited to: product/service/process evaluation, cost analysis, utilization/consumption, and standardization.

4 |
Under the direction of the Value Analysis Manager, leads projects to include introduction of new products, product conversions, product substitutions, appropriate use of products and reduction of variance across all departments of the organization.

5 |
Communicates changes across all VATs, departments, specialties and Supply Chain departments.

6 |
Manages new product request form process.

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Analysis and Clinical Evaluation |
1 |
Conducts and interprets cost and savings analyses.

2 |
Tracks relevant metrics and savings achieved on the Value Analysis dashboards.

3 |
Tracks and reports clinical outcomes impacted by Value Analysis initaitves.

4 |
Develops and facilitates product evaluations and validations in clinical areas by working closely with end-users.

5 |
Reviews and remains updated in clinical and operational evidence based literature.

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Supply Chain Operations |
1 |
Collaborates with distribution and clinical teams to identify any backorder substitute products.

2 |
Ensures safe introdcution of new products or product conversions in the organization.

3 |
Manages and responds to product recall management database.

4 |
Participates with Contracting in regular business reviews with key suppliers and internal customers.

5 |
Participates in reviewing requests for non-standard product purchases.

6 |
Demonstrates knowledge of Supply Chain contracts.

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