Administrator Supply Chain Management

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Vidant Health

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 9 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing the following centralized services to virtually all Vidant entities/departments: Contracts Management, Clinical Quality Value Analysis (CQVA), Purchasing, Printing, and Courier services. Support is also provided across the system for these services: Distribution of supplies, and laundry/linen management, automated point of use supply dispensing systems (ex: Pyxis), inventory management and vendor management/relations.
  • Meet/exceed financial targets and savings goals in areas of responsibility.
  • Sustain strategies and structures to create success and meet   savings goals to include:
  • Working with UCG Groups, Vidant entities, departments and other stakeholders to develop strategies to improve performance, quality, standardization and cost reduction.
  • Manage Vidant contracts with Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO) and non-GPO related contracts (also purchasing coalitions such as the Central Atlantic Healthcare Network (CAHN)).
  • Use appropriate data mining and benchmarking tools (PriceLYNX, GPO provided spend analyses and data)
  • Leverage supply chain technology solutions to ensure maximum effectiveness.
  • MMIS, Imaging Software, Data cleansing (DataLYNX), Item master updates.
  • Automated point of use supply / scrubs dispensing system (ex: Pyxis), linen management system,  redeployed asset management system and  pricepoint benchmarking/data mining systems (PriceLYNX).
  • Provide a workplace environment that promotes teamwork, initiative, growth and proactive customer service among and for all division employees.
  • Direct and support transition of new acquisitions to Vidant supply chain.
  • Manage supply chain due diligence.
  • Manage moving new entity to appropriate GPO(s), contracts and pricing.
  • Establish savings targets and system to measure success (metrics). 

Minimum Requirements

  • College Degree of 4 years with a major in Business or healthcare related field is required
  • Master's Degree or MBA in Business or healthcare is required.
  • One year of experience as described may be substituted for one year of education with a maximum of two years substitution.
  • Five plus years experience working as a senior supply chain leader/manager preferably within a multi-dimensional geographically disbursed healthcare system or large service organization.
  • Must have:
  • Excellent analytical and persuasion skills
  • Must possess personal computer and software knowledge to include Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint;
  • Prefer experience with Lean programs such as Six Sigma,
  • Working knowledge and understanding of major ERP systems such as PeopleSoft, Lawson, etc. 

Other Information

  • 1 full time vacancy, days.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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