Value Analysis Coordinator - WellSpan Supply Chain Services

York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 54394

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General Summary:
Provides project support for Value Analysis Team (VAT) initiatives including trials, new products and outcomes tracking. Works independently and exercises independent judgment and discretion. Requires project management skills. Administers/coordinates programs, projects and/or processes as assigned, and may act as a liaison between executive leadership and Supply Chain Management project teams during report-outs. This position supports projects that improve the care and safety of patients and employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Coordinates the oversight and management of assigned initiatives. Ensures that all project plans are developed and executed using methodology consistent with System performance improvement and Value Analysis methodology.
2 Monitors and maintains records of VAT initiatives including all product reviews, trials and evaluations.
3 Serves as a liaison and clinical resource between Hospital/System administration, departments and clinical staff to ensure cost effective utilization of products, services and processes including, but not limited to, surgical supplies, capital equipment, technology and process related activities.
4 Participates on Value Analysis Teams. Participates or leads sub-groups of the VATs.
5 Oversees the acquisition and implementation of newly approved products to include communication to all involved departments and/or facilities
6 Will complete review of requested products which will include review of literature, search of federal databases, and search for any alerts and recalls.
7 Leads system trials of new products. . Collects and analyzes data from the trials.
8 Monitors patient outcomes for different initiatives when indicated.
9 Interacts with all appropriate system wide department managers to assist with data collection, analysis, implementation, monitoring and follow-up with assigned projects.
10 Maintains regular contact with all staff levels: clinical, administrative, professional and support.
11 Assists in managing substitutes for back ordered items, customer complaints or problems with products.
12 Promotes cooperation and communication among all team members. Knowledgeable regarding conflict resolution and effective communication. Mentors others.
13 Administers/coordinates programs, projects and/or processes within the Supply Chain as assigned.

Required Skills

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Education:  Master’s Degree

Minimum Experience:  3 - 5 years in clinical healthcare setting

Required Certification/Registration:  Registration and current RN license in PA

Intermediate computer skills; project management skills; knowledge of statistical analysis, spreadsheet and other software programs; ability to work independently and exercise independent judgment and discretion

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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