Responsible to manage the system wide portfolio of contract categories across the assigned service line including Sourcing, Value Analysis, Contracting, Implementation and Maintenance. The Manager serves as business adviser, gathering market knowledge and assisting in the development of non-salary cost management goals and processes on behalf of the organization. Manager facilitates the assigned service line Value Analysis committee to ensure maximum value in the acquisition of new technology, sourcing, contracting, utilization management, supply standardization, and maximization of GPO services and opportunities. Under the leadership of Director, Clinical Value Analysis and Senior Legal Counsel, Managers support and educate department customers to maximize system wide contract management and cost reduction opportunities, facilitate product conversions, standardizations, evaluations, trials, resolves backorder and defective product issues. Works closely with Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Analysts and provides coaching and mentoring to ensure compliance with contract pricing and maximize use of informatics, benchmarking, and GPO membership resources.
Required College Degree ( BA/BS ) from an accredited university or equivalent combination of education and experience as RN, PA, CAN or LPN/LVN.
Required Minimum of seven years’ experience in clinical value analysis, strategic sourcing, analytics and project management.
Possess extensive knowledge of hospital business operations and related medical supplies and services, service-line leadership experience in OR, Cardiology or Pharmacy preferred
Possess good understanding of the principles, practices, equipment and terminology associated with materials management, product standardization and value analysis in a healthcare setting
Possess good knowledge of GPOs, RFPs and Purchasing Contracts
Working knowledge of clinical practices, patient safety initiatives and clinical procedures
Ability to coordinate detailed presentations, product trials and implementations.
Must possess strong leadership, facilitation and organizational skills
Must have experience facilitating large diverse groups from multiple disciplines to reach consensus and make decisions
Must have a proven track record of strong project management skills, leading, facilitating and organizing large meetings with high visibility implications
Strong communicator in all forms of media
Must have strong experience using Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Excel skills
Masters / M.B.A degree preferred
Respective certifications in Materials Management, Lean Management
Internal Number: MEM003898
At MemorialCare, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Health Care. Across our family of Medical Centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center is a major regional provider of medical and surgical services. A Magnet®-designated teaching hospital, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Womens’s and Children’s Hospital have more than 775 beds. We consistently achieve national accolades for our quality care, including ranking as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Our unique environment allows for a range of medical services, from childhood to adulthood, to be structured under one roof. With our technology, our vision, and especially our talented professionals, we ensure our patients receive the best possible care.