Clinical Resource Director - Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary – The position is responsible for establishing and leading the supply expense agenda for the clinical resource management program for a hospital(s). The Clinical Resource Director is responsible for driving positive change through program definition and leading initiatives that support the health care organizations’ clinical expense agenda. The position is responsible for reviewing and optimizing the group purchasing organization’s contract portfolio and developing and executing product standardization with the value analysis committees. The Clinical Resource Director has a broad enterprise and segment influence and will need to build alliances with Hospital Leadership, Physicians and Supply Chain to successfully execute their clinical supply expense plans. The position requires confidence, independent action, initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to make decisions and take responsibility for them. A well-suited candidate can react and adjust quickly to changing conditions and come up with practical ideas for dealing with them.

Job Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

• Develops and implements facility or division based strategies and processes to reduce supply expense per adjusted admission

• Develops, implements, monitors and verifies facility(s) based product standardization, contract compliance, product utilization, cost data, process improvements and waste

• Identifies and implements supply expense margin improvement with a primary focus on high cost of good departments - surgical services, cath lab, ep lab and special procedures

• Utilizes clinical product value analysis committees to reduce the number of stock keeping units (SKUs) through standardization, maintains or increases product quality, evaluates processes and introduces new products

• Interacts with facility leadership and supply chain to identify improvement opportunities and develop/implement continuous quality improvement processes regarding supply/labor practices and recommends cost reductions

• Participates and communicates with facility medical staff and clinical staff to monitor, communicate and make improvements to utilization profiling


• Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Health Administration, Nursing, Pharmacy or other Allied Health Profession)

• Will consider a graduate of a Professional School of Nursing with related experiences in healthcare value analysis, clinical supply chain, or acute care hospital performance improvement

• Master’s degree highly preferred

• Demonstrated passion for continued, lifelong learning


• Clinical/healthcare experience, minimum of 2 years

o Acute care setting preferred

o Patient care experience highly preferred

• Experience with computer skills for Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Progressive experience demonstrating ability to accomplish objectives through a multi-disciplinary team

• Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously, and demonstrated personal time management/project prioritization skills

• Demonstrated passion for building a clinically integrated supply chain