Contract Management, Materials Management, Value Analysis
4 Year Degree
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The Value Analysis Director identifies non-labor expense reduction opportunities, assesses financial value, facilitates conversations with key stake holders, facilitates meetings and the decision making processes, and coordinates the implementation of expense reductions for patient care and other health system operations. As an internal consultant to the client, this position is responsible for working collaboratively with the client and the Vizient team as they drive cost reduction through the Value Analysis process. This position is responsible for functioning within the scope of individual education, licensure, and competence.
Ensure client value analysis process is managed effectively, facilitating savings initiatives through the committee structure.
Assist the client healthcare organization to develop processes that focus on cost, quality and outcomes through the value analysis process
Ensure that priorities set up by the client and Vizient are managed effectively
Facilitates Value Analysis Committee and subcommittee meetings in collaboration with hospital leadership
Serves as a product consultant within and across the organization. Actively facilitates communication with physicians, patient care and operations staff
Utilizes knowledge of clinical practice and patient care processes to develop and implement product/services management strategies leading to expense reductions
Educates others on the utilization of products and services to support the delivery of quality care, while supporting the decrease in overall hospital resource utilization and cost
Leads analytical process for all initiatives, including reporting, savings analysis and savings sign off
Tracks implementation of cost reduction initiatives, reports on same
Develops written policy/procedure standards for Value Analysis, as needed
Complete and deliver client facing reports such as the A-3 and MBO documents
Participate in Vizient business reviews with the client
Seven years diverse health care experience required
Previous value analysis experience preferred
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, clinical documentation, and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clinicians, physicians, executives and vendors
Proficiency in use of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are required
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage deadlines
Critical thinking, decision making and leadership skills
Ability to support change management
Strong conflict resolution skills
Ability to clearly understand the priorities of the Client and Vizient and make adjustments to tasks as appropriate to achieve overall objectives
Must be able to meet and establish positive working relationships with all levels of a customer’s organization, including but not limited to employees of the purchasing department, clinicians, physicians, and executive level leaders
Must be able to articulate the value of Vizient products and services in multiple forms, from written and verbal communication to formal presentations
Working at Vizient means making a difference in today’s dynamic health care industry, every day. Our mission is to connect providers with the knowledge, solutions and expertise that accelerate their performance. We have 3,100 employees with a breadth of expertise and experience tailored to innovative approaches and solutions that advance health care for the greater good.
Based in Dallas with ...offices in Chicago and across the United States, our national strength and local presence give us a deeper understanding of our members and customers. We work with hospital executives, physicians, nurses, materials managers, pharmacists and others to implement solutions that promote exceptional, cost-effective care and make a difference in people’s lives.