Become part of a team where quality makes the difference in the lives of patients, clients, and members, as well as the professionals who serve them. Join the team at Centegra Health System, a family of highly respected hospitals and health and fitness centers in attractive locations throughout McHenry County, Illinois. Our innovative organization has achieved Magnet® designation at two hospital locations and offers state-of-the-art facilities, top-end technologies, and exceptional opportunities to advance. Join us in this promising role:
MANAGER, VALUE ANALYSIS Woodstock, IL
The professional we select for this important role will identify process-improvement and cost-savings opportunities related to product, service, and process standardization and utilization; review and assess financial clinical, operational, and evidence-based literature; and support the lifecycle of new product and service implementations across the system. This individual will develop and maintain collaborative interactions with clinical, administrative, and healthcare system staff to ensure effective, results-oriented project outcomes. Additional responsibilities include the following:
Facilitating VATs and project teams and general project management.
Preparing monthly reports of system-wide expense reduction activities for use by administration, materials management and department heads.
Developing strategies and processes for reducing supply expense for procedure standardization and utilization, using evidence based clinical data, benchmarked best practices and data drive analysis.
Identifying opportunities for product compression and increased product quality for improved patient outcomes.
Assisting in evaluation of costs in relation to product, service and process consumption in major DRG categories/clinical pathways.
Ensuring that all product, service and process trials and evaluations are unbiased and conducted in a professional manner.
Performing cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, cost-minimization and cost-efficiency analysis, and verifying accuracy and completeness of all cost analyses that may impact product, service and process related expenditures.
Serving on committees designated to analyze and assess potential opportunities relative to clinical resource management and operational improvement, products, services and processes.
Maintaining a record of implemented process-improvement initiatives and documented cost savings achieved through the value analysis process.
Associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois
Six or more years of relevant experience in healthcare nursing and/or value analysis, and supply chain management
Experience in cost containment and expense-management activities
Ability to interact and manage relationships with vendors
Demonstrated analytical experience and strong personal computer, project-management, leadership, problem-solving, and team-building skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership in organizational change and quality management