Under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Supply Chain this role is accountable for the development and management of efficient and cost-effective integrated systems of Sourcing/Contracting, Clinical Integration (CI) and Recall Management to align with the strategic vision of Supply Chain leadership. This includes management, recruitment, training, and leadership of the Strategic Sourcing/Contracting team; management of system-wide Contracting process and portfolio; development, direction, and management of the Clinical Integration program and support resources, including outsourced or employed staff across Mercyhealth; management of strategic supplier relationships; and direction and management of an effective, highly reliable Recall process and program. Identifies and executes supply standardization, utilization, and sourcing opportunities while ensuring a high level of patient care. Closely coordinate the CI efforts with the leadership of the Clinical Leaders to insure product selection and standardization decisions are aligned with and support clinical care improvement efforts. Works closely with Supply Chain leadership team to insure the input of physicians and clinicians is effectively incorporated into the contract development process and the organization’s sourcing strategy is supported through these efforts. Responsible for setting and measuring performance management goals for quality and cost savings regarding Sourcing and Contracting for all supplies and services and the Clinical Integration process. Works closely with the GPO to ensure maximum benefit of all GPO contracts and services. Represents company on GPO Clinical Steering Committees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Desired qualifications:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behavior expectations:
Quality - Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manages changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness giving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time and prioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals.
Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments; Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicates information to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes and functions.
Partnering - Shows commitment to the Mission of Mercyhealth and Culture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Demonstrates a high level of participation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomes feedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork, supports and encourages positive change while giving value to individuals.
Cost - Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscal responsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue.