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The Value Analysis Director is aligned to a hospital of Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS) and physically located at the hospital. The position reports to the Sr. Director of Supply Chain Value Analysis at JHHS with a dotted reporting line to the Hospital CNO. The Value Analysis Director at is responsible for leading the implementation of system-level value analysis decisions at the designated hospital to enhance system-integration, across clinical and non-clinical improvement initiatives. This includes, but is not limited to, product review, evaluation, selection, and implementation as well as clinical value and utilization analysis, evidence-based medicine and cost containment. It will also include managing new product request queues and identifying clinically viable substitutions for discontinued products. In addition, this position will sit on system-level Value Analysis committees and will provide the leadership and training necessary to achieve desired system-driven changes at the hospital level. It may also include chairing system-level Value Analysis committees across all entities. The Value Analysis Director will work closely with Value Analysis Directors at other hospitals to ensure standardization and a common Value Analysis approach across JHHS. The Value Analysis Director may also work with Analysts at JHHS when necessary for value analysis projects. The overall aim of the role is to support the optimization of patient care and to enhance patient safety and satisfaction, physician satisfaction and supply chain performance.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Master’s in business or health related field preferred or equivalent experience
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of products used in the clinical setting as well as purchased services, facilities, support services and capital functions. Knowledge of product optimization for financial, operational and quality improvement. Knowledge of analytical concepts and strong change management and organizational knowledge. Knowledge of contemporary health care environment, standard clinical and operating procedures. Knowledge of supply chain in a healthcare setting and Supply Chain applications (e.g. SAP, Lumere) is preferred but not required.
Dynamic, adaptable and quick learner
Ability to lead a value analysis portfolio for a hospital including clinical and non-clinical improvement initiatives
Proven track record of overseeing the identification and implementation of financial, operational and/or quality improvement initiatives
Demonstrated experience in analysis and interpretation of complex data sets, including cost-benefit analysis and financial feasibility studies to develop value analysis strategies, priorities, and plans
Experience in change management, quality management, process analysis, data analysis, problem solving, and team building
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with leaders across designated hospital, and ability to work in a team environment with diverse groups of both clinical and non-clinical staff, including purchased services, facilities, support services and capital functions
Ability to effectively present information to management to physician groups and other stakeholders
Analytical, problem-solving and conflict management skills
Strong interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
Ability to design, implement and influence change
Work concurrently on multiple projects with several (multi-disciplinary) teams
Familiarity with ERP Supply Chain applications and Lumere to support value analysis projects and product requests
Required Licensure Certification, etc. Registered nurse licensure in the state of Maryland or compact state licensure.
Work Experience: Seven years of clinical experience in an acute care hospital environment and a minimum of three years of value analysis experience. Leadership or supervisory experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of health system purchasing and contracting preferred but not required. Knowledge of purchased services, facilities, support services and capital functions preferred but not required.
Machines, Tools, Equipment:
ERP Supply Chain Applications
Advanced Microsoft Office
General office machines
Various patient care equipment
Budget Responsibility: Conducts cost analysis, collaborates with departmental personnel to develop program plans; responsible for making recommendations and product decisions that have substantial budget impact.
Authority/Decision Making Level: Serves as a consultant/liaison for product related issues. Makes recommendations and decisions regarding standardization and selection of products; prioritizes and organizes work to meet changing priorities as needed.
Supervisory Responsibility: Assigns work to support staff as required. Ensures the accuracy and completeness of analyst work.
Requires critical thinking skills to evaluate cost and benefit, and to recommend selection and strategy decisions.
Must be able to develop and interpret data regarding product utilization, quality and performance. Must be able to interpret contract language.
Most work will be in a normal office environment. Local travel may be required.
Experience above and beyond the work experience requirement will be considered in lieu of degree on a 2 years of experience for 1 year of education basis
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.