Serve as a programatic and operational leader for value analysis processes across UW Health, with the goal of providing high quality, efficient and cost-effective supplies or services.
Actively engage physicians, clinicians and other stakeholders in value-based variation reduction with clinical products, devices, supplies and some limited services.
Provide clinical and strategic expertise that facilitates supply, device, and other service expense management; yet continuously improving processes that support patient care, education and research.
Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Health Administration, Nursing or related healthcare field.
Preferred – Master’s Degree in Nursing or other healthcare discipline.
Minimum – Five years of relevant work experience in a health system. This includes the leadership or coordination of teams, programs, quality improvement, analysis or operations.
Preferred – Five years of clinical experience (preferable in-hospital). Project management knowledge with ability to initiate and complete projects with measurable outcomes. Value analysis experience in a large academic or complex healthcare environment. Understanding of financial analysis and quantitative/qualitative assessment data.
Licenses and Certifications:
Preferred – Lean or other process improvement certification. Project Management Certification. Certified Value Analysis Healthcare Professional.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and facilitation skills, to include the ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts and build teams.
Ability to work collaboratively across UW Health entities and disciplines. Demonstrates a commitment to patient and family centered care.
Previous experience conducting cost benefit analysis, feasibility studies, and ROI calculations.
Attention to detail and follow-through.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills including data gathering, organization, assessment, reporting, and presentation.
Expertise in financial analysis, and supply chain/health care consulting preferred.
Previous experience with maximizing the use of a group purchasing organization (GPO), supply chain optimization and product evaluation/value analysis committees.
Previous experience in product evaluation, contract conversion, standardization and analysis of utilization is preferred.
Experience in product evaluation or value analysis processes is preferred.
Successful track record in project management, change management, benchmarking and process improvement is preferred.
Ability to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction including employees, patients, visitors, faculty, referring physicians and external stakeholders.
Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Additional hours may be required to meet operational needs.
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
About UW Health
UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW Health consists of 6 hospitals and 80 outpatient sites, including University Hospital, UW Health at The American Center, American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. UW Health partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill our shared patient care, research, education and community service missions.