Value Analysis Nurse Coordinator - Supply Chain

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: D60391

Position Summary:

General Summary:

 

 


Under the general supervision of the Manager-Value Analysis, 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:


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.

 

Department Description:

The WellSpan Health's Materials Management department operates as a Centralized function located in York, PA and supports all owned entitities locatted in York and Adams counties. Material Acquisition, Supplier Contracting, Operating Room Inventory Management, Central Sterile Supply processing, Medical Supply and Mobile Patient Care Equipment Distribution, Value Analysis coordination, Supplier Negotiations, Process Improvement/Implementation, Group Purchasing Organization monitoring, and Capital Equipment(Medical and Facility) negotiations are some of the many functions performed by this department. Lawson/Infor is the Materials Management Information System that supports all related Supply Chain activities.
Required Experience

Minimum Education:

 

Bachelor’s Degree

 

 

Preferred Education:

 

Master’s Degree

 

 

Minimum Experience:

 

3 - 5 years in clinical healthcare setting

 

 

Required Cert/Registration:

 

Registration and current RN license in PA

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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

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WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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.

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)