DUTIES: Direct the identification and support implementation and monitoring of performance for all value analysis supply initiatives supporting quality patient care, process improvement, and cost savings. Establish a vision of guiding principles, set direction and goals for the Value Analysis (VAT) teams. Aid in the justification approval of VAT cost reduction recommendations. Escalate concerns to remove barriers on initiatives that are taking longer than expected to make a decision. Gather product or service information to support value analysis committees i.e. samples, data, white papers to help determine best practice for clinical and financial goals. Strategic rather than tactical focus; develop and execute strategies to deliver significant and sustainable reductions in quality cost outcomes. Build enthusiasm amongst colleagues. Build enterprise wide clinician leadership to support supply chain decision making. Instill clinical accountability, monitor results and provide metrics. Create transparency among executives, clinical stakeholders and supply chain with ongoing communication. Create ad hoc work groups to address specific product categories. Develop strategy and implementation plans for each initiative. Accountable for established goals and targets. Communicate successes. Review and approve minutes for each committee before they are loaded onto value advisor. Prep each committee chair before the sub-committee meetings occur. Also, prep the chair for steering committee on the activities seeking senior leadership approval on initiatives approved at each value analysis sub-committee. Develop procedures for and tools needed to successfully implement system procurements, and ensure data integrity of same. Hire and train employees. Plan, assign and direct work. Lead and motivate. Appraise performance and recommend corrective actions as required. Address complaints and resolve problems. Create and update policies and procedures, documents best business practice controls to track the Downstate mission, vision and goals. Comply with all State, Federal and other regulatory requirements ensuring consistent application of internal controls and adherence to DMC and NYS policies. All other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Contracts and Procurement. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university*. Ten (10) plus years of experience in Value Analysis working in a healthcare environment developing, negotiating and administering high-dollar, multi-year, complex contracts and subcontracts. Proficient with MS Office suite and a variety of electronic data base systems. Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Strong leadership, project management and interpersonal skills, with writing ability and analytic capability. *Twenty (20) years of work experience may be considered in lieu of education requirements. PREFERRED: BSN. A working knowledge of New York State Finance Law. Certified Material Resource Professional. Additional Info: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees.Hours of work: 9:00AM - 5:00PM; Days of week: Monday - Friday; Hours per week: 37.5Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges o...f investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.