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Value Analysis Coordinator-Materials Mgmt/Purchasing-40 hrs/week

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:Provides the organization with oversight of clinical products review and evaluation process in support of the supply chain management function. Leads the establishment and ongoing facilitation of the organizations clinical product evaluation and standardization committee along with value analysis processes and structures. Works with teams and individuals, to include physicians and clinicians representing all departments. Areas of particular interaction include cardiology, Perioperative services, diagnostic imaging and inpatient nursing care.Primary Duties:1. Evaluates product usage in clinical and operational support areas.2. Discerns opportunities to standardize clinical equipment, products and services across all entities and business units.3. Investigates apparent inappropriate utilization of products and services and reports information to the appropriate parties or committees.4. Serves as a liaison between Supply Chain and Education Department with regard to new product introductions.5. Collects data and draws conclusions from product evaluations to determine clinical acceptability of products and services obtained for evaluation purposes.6. Researches, determines, and reports root causes of problems associated with new or existing products.7. Works extensively with clinicians, physicians, Supply Chain, associates, department directors, vendors and Service Line leaders on product standardization and material use evaluation initiatives.8. Develops product evaluation tools and techniques to rapidly assess and evaluate the clinical appropriateness of products undergoing evaluation.9. Performs or engages Financial Services in life cycle cost and benefit cost analyses to substantiate decisions in product selection.10. Coordinates in-service education and training programs associated with appropriate use of new or existing products.Minimum QualificationsLicense, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position: * Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience* 3 years of experience working in or with clinical areas (perioperative or cardiology) with providers and clinicians* Advanced skills to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)DESIRED for the position:* Previous purchasing or materials management experience* Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse licensed in WA State* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)* Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) from the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management* Value Analysis Certificate from Association for Healthcare Value Analysis ProfessionalsPI201951749

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Value Analysis Coordinator-Materials Mgmt/Purchasing-40 hrs/week, Human Resources , Kirkland, Washington

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