Manager, Value Analysis - Supply Chain Management

Job Description

Location: UC Health Business Center, Cincinnati, OH
Department: UCH-761801-Supply Chain Management
Hours: Full time
Shift: HYBRID - Varies

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Manage the process and key requirements of the Value Analysis Program supporting new product / technology requests as well as ongoing product efficiency initiatives.

Responsibilities

    1. Leads and manages of the Value Analysis Program and its clinical multi-disciplinary committees consistent with UCH policy / procedure.
    2. Manages the assessment process for new product requests with introduction to Value Analysis clinical multi-disciplinary committees.
    3. Manages new product requests and projects via the UCH electronic request / repository tool.
    4. Develops strategies focused on supply cost reduction, standardization and utilization, while maintaining or enhancing patient quality and outcomes.
    5. Ensures qualitative/quantitative analyses and methodologies for product utilization and cost reduction efforts including cost containment, utilization, waste reduction, and overall cost per case. Reviews applicable financial, cost benchmarks, clinical, and operational data, as well as evidence based literature to assist teams in evaluating new supplies and new technology.
    6. Documents identified and implemented cost savings initiatives and audits related to projected utilization and actual spend.
    7. Works in collaboration with Strategic Sourcing Managers and end users to asses and analyze new product introductions and opportunities to support contracting and cost reduction strategies.
    8. Develops collaborative relationships with clinical, administrative, and healthcare system executives and staff to ensure effective, results-oriented project outcomes.
    9. Facilitates key process requirements with the established product teams to coordinate cost savings opportunities related to product initiatives, new or renewed local or GPO contracts, product trials, data / end-user feedback collection, analysis, conversions, and sustainability tracking.
    10. Through the Value Analysis teams, works with hospital/system administration, departments, and clinical staff to identify opportunities related to cost-effective selection and utilization of products including but not limited to medical/surgical supplies and capital equipment.
    11. Collaborates with the Strategic Sourcing, Distribution, GPO, Logistics and Conversion teams and other relevant suppliers for product launches for both trials and product conversions.
    12. Facilitate Value Analysis Committee meetings and deliver presentations to a variety of audiences at various levels.
    13. Supports new product requestor in preparation of information/presentations and facilitates meetings between Value Analysis Product Committees, staff, physicians, and other appropriate parties.
    14. Participates with Group Purchasing Organization(s) to identify cost savings opportunities, program initiatives and best practices.
    15. Assists and performs other duties as assigned or related to the role.
    16. Provide ongoing communication exchange between Value Analysis and clinicians/physicians regarding new product/technology entry into the health system and changes to existing products and supplies.
    17. Provide timely and efficient communication to all requestors and sponsors regarding status of product requests, trials, status updates, approvals / denials.
    18. Works with Nursing, Professional Education, Clinical Service Departments to communicate new product approvals and changes in utilization to support Nursing / Professional Educations plans for product education / in-services.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare discipline or Nursing required.
  • Master's degree not required but preferred.
  • Clinical experience preferred.