Develops and maintains a program of policies, systems, methods and procedures for the effective management and control of the purchasing function to reduce costs and produce additional income. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives for contract transactions. Obtains data for cost analysis studies by determining manufacturing costs within divisions of company. Prepares reports, charts, and graphs of findings. Evaluates findings and makes recommendations regarding feasibility of manufacturing or buying needed products. Recommends use of alternative parts, materials, or manufacturing methods to reduce costs. Employees in this classification typically analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities. Primary activities and decision making authority are predominantly performed independently affecting business operations to a substantial degree.
Facilitates medical device decision-making between clinical, administrative and supply chain stakeholders.
Follows the Medical Device Review process for New Product Requests initiated by Departments.
Facilitates departmental focused Value Analysis Initiatives including:
Clinical input to Contracts & Procurement during the competitive bid process
Coordination of medical device evaluations
Coordination of education programs relating to medical devices
Coordination of implementation of medical device changes
Monitoring of outcomes associated with implemented changes in medical devices
Facilitates/participates in the Value Analysis Team (VAT) committee.
Advises clinicians to report on medical device failures. Assists with supplier follow-up when appropriate.
Maintains record of implemented process improvement initiatives and documented cost savings achieved through the value analysis process.
Significant knowledge of medical device (equipment and disposables) use in a clinical setting is required.
Experience facilitating decision-making with diverse stakeholders
Demonstrated expertise of MS-Excel is required
Supply chain operation knowledge
Value and cost-benefit analysis experience
Experience reading and interpreting research articles
Recent (within last 3 years) clinical experience such as Nursing or comparable, is preferred
Bachelor Degree in related clinical field or supply chain
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm - flexibility to start/end time required based on departmental/project need.
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