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Swedish Health Services System Program Manager Value Analysis - Perioperative Administration in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish is calling a System Program Manager Value Analysis (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) in the Perioperative Administration at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.

The System Program Manager Value Analysis leads efforts to reduce costs and improve quality through evaluating and implementing clinical resource and practice variance opportunities. Responsible for coordinating supply expense management initiatives and targets utilizing the value analysis process. Leads the Swedish Value Analysis Team (SVAT) working in collaboration with appropriate Swedish-level team meetings, system resource council meeting, CAT teams, clinical staff and Supply Chain Materials Management to achieve cost savings by focusing on appropriate supply standardization, utilization, and process improvements to seek high quality and cost effective products and services with maximum supply investment value. Provides leadership, clinical and strategic expertise to facilitate expense management via a research-based analysis process. Interacts with individuals at all levels of Swedish Medical Center and Providence Health Systems including physicians, allied health professionals, administrators, finance department staff, vendor representatives and other individuals internal and external to the Swedish and Providence systems.

In this position you will:

  • Organize and lead regular Swedish Value Analysis Team (SVAT) Meetings and be responsible for researching the clinical quality data in preparing for these meetings. Participate in appropriate Swedish-level team meetings, system resource council meeting, CAT teams, regional excellence councils, etc. and represent product decisions from a clinical user viewpoint. Work in concert with system OSCM Strategic Sourcing team members as needed to provide appropriate input and feedback on clinical viability of products. Interact with key regional Swedish clinical, quality leaders and system OSCM pillar teams to serve as a resource when clinical data and information is requested. Provide consultation to the Regional OSCM Strategic Sourcing team members during contract negotiation as needed.

  • Responsible for implementing and executing strategic system Value Analysis policies, procedures, and plans. Directly interface with key clinicians and other clinical professionals to engage them into the value analysis process and service as a resource for them. Ensure a consistent process for the clinical evaluation of all potential contracted product awards. The process will include the collaboration of supplier clinical experts with Swedish clinicians and the Director of Medical Product Analysis, Resource councils, CAT teams, regional excellence councils, etc. Identifies clinical resource opportunities, implements changes in supply products, and monitors ongoing savings initiatives.

  • Oversee the validation process of product viability within the region or in support of a system-wide evaluation. Interact with and support Regional Strategic Sourcing team members to provide input and feedback on clinical viability of products being considered for regional contracts. Approves minor product changes and patient specific requests as needed.

  • Provide consistent and standardized support for all product conversions to include coordination with vendor clinical support teams, internal distribution networks, procurement services, and internal education departments. Disseminate timely communication to all regional clinicians, physicians, and administrative teams on product changes regionally and system wide. Report and present to appropriate individuals and/or committees, the results on new clinical products evaluations. Gain regional consensus on product selection.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Applicants without a BSN degree must actively pursue and attain a BSN within six (6) years of hire.

  • Registered Nurses hired between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2015 must actively pursue and attain a BSN within seven (7) years of hire.

  • In the event that the employee does not acquire his/her BSN by the above deadlines, there will be a labor/management review process and discussion on the nurse’s individual circumstance.

  • Registered Nurses employed by Swedish prior to January 1, 2013 are encouraged to pursue the BSN degree, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.

  • Five (5) years overall nursing and/or supply chain experience.

  • Two (2) years collaboration and implementation experience with supply chain or value analysis with extensive knowledge of clinical products and service lines in a surgical arena.

  • Current License to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Washington.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous experience with product evaluation processes, product trials, or product evaluation.

  • Previous experience in project management, change management, team facilitation, benchmarking /or process improvement.

About Swedish Shared Services.

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, , a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound area. Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — https://caregiver.ehr.com

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nursing - Other

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 347392

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