At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Director of Value Analysis Process Improvement is responsible for field level standardization efforts as well as
field level process improvement and program implementation efforts. The incumbent will spend the majority of time in
our hospitals successfully implementing product and process standardization efforts, new product implementation
efforts, and new solution (software, process, training, etc.) initiatives. All of these initiatives and efforts are designed to
implement and sustain ongoing savings and value to WellStar’s acute and non-acute facilities.
This Leader will be reposnsible for identifying savings and value initiatives, and managing these initiatives via
professional grade project management tools and methodologies. This Leader will maintain an ongoing “job jar” of
opportunities and will report status of projects and programs to the SVP of Supply Chain and the heads of our VA
Service Line Leaders. The incumbent and their Team Members will be responsible for status reporting at VA Service
Line meetings and ensuring all Stakeholders are aware of ongoing project status and impact.
This Leader will be responsible for leading a small group of highly skilled professionals who will work in the field
implementing these projects. As their Leader, this individual will be repsoonbiel for all performance management
responsibilities for his/her area of responsibility.
This leader will build and maintain a supportive relationship with leaders, medical, supply chain and clinical staff to
ensure consensus and a collaborative decision –making process.
This leader will be accountable for aligning supply and service spend with system-wide local or group purchasing
organization contracts. This leader shall utilize contract leverage to secure favorable terms and costs.
This leader will be responsible to oversee implementation of approved initiatives, coordinate staff education and
monitor project completion dates and metrics to achieve sustainable improvements.
This leader will aim to build mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers/vendors in order that the entire supply chain
and value analysis team works in a cooperative manner. Instead of constantly changing suppliers/vendors to find the
lowest prices, supply chain leaders and value analysis leaders will build longer term relationships with
suppliers/vendors that offer quality, value, a willingness to collaborate and the flexibility to meet changing supply
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in a Clinical field such as Nursing, Surgical Technician, or the like.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum 10 years experience in a clinical field; to include at least 5 of those in an integrated, multi-site healthcare system, and 5 years in a leadership role.
Required Minimum Skills: Must be high energy and results oriented. Must demonstrate extensive experience in developing supply chain strategies across a large health care system, specifically in the areas of cost savings, product standardization, and process improvement. Effective in collaborating with senior leaders across a complex and diverse health system. Demonstrates expert understanding of supply chain information systems and the interrelationship of clinical systems. Effective in ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams at a high level in a large hospital or multi-hospital system. Proven management skills and demonstrated knowledge of hospital and clinical staff functions, medical/surgical supplies, capital equipment, purchased services, diagnostic testing, etc. Effective leadership, organizational, and mentoring/educating skills. Ability to facilitate work groups in a team environment. Strong written and verbal communications. Strong analytical, contracting, supplier relationship management, value analysis, and negotiation skills.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
DepartmentDirector Value Analysis Process Improvement (PI)
FacilityWellStar Shared Services
|Location:||United States Georgia Marietta|
|Salary:||Highly Competitive USD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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