Surgical Clinical Resource Manager in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 8/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HealthTrust ( is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management solutions that leverage its operator experience, scale and innovation. Members include over 1,500 hospitals and health systems, and more than 31,000 non-acute care sites.
Job Summary – The Surgical Clinical Resource Manager is responsible for supporting and leading surgical Value Analysis program and process improvement of complex, large to small scale organizations within Surgical Services and related functions.  This position will serve as the subject matter expert for identifying process improvement and cost savings opportunities related to surgical services. 
Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess and assist in providing leadership in the area of surgical services operations and expense improvement that support the organization’s strategy. These behaviors include engaging people, driving towards success, sustaining a positive outlook, showing discipline, and inspiring confidence.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist in developing and achieving established targets, e.g., SKU reduction, expense reduction, and improving operations within surgical services
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement, and coordinate within the hospital or system processes, policies and procedures related to implementation of a surgical services improvement program or Value Analysis
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead and collaborate with a multidisciplinary project team in a variety of functional settings.
Customer Service
  • Demonstrates the ability to support teams in preparation of information/presentations and facilitating meetings between staff and physicians, and other appropriate parties in support of projects
  • Demonstrates responsibility for solving customer challenges, ensures commitments to customers are met by soliciting opinions and ideas from customers for improvements in products and services.
  • Demonstrates effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and serves as a clinical liaison for surgical services and Value Analysis.
Solutions Development
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess, research and analyze applicable data from a variety of sources that may include clinical, financial, and operational, as well as evidenced based literature to assist teams in evaluating new supplies and technology and making a decision specifically in surgery
  • Assimilates information from variety of sources, able to analyze data and make recommendations and executes a course of action.
  • Identifies supply and operational saving enhancement strategies for surgical services
  • Demonstrates knowledge and expertise within Surgical Services as it relates to operations, patient throughput, supply chain operations and expense management. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to conduct interviews with a variety of stakeholders related to data analysis, data interpretation, and processes within surgical services.
  • Demonstrates effective problem solving skills which includes understanding issues, able to simply and process complex issues, understanding the difference between critical details and unimportant facts.
  • Demonstrates a track record of success with emphasis on successful execution of solutions.
Project Management
  • Demonstrates the ability to initiate and complete projects with measureable outcomes
  • Demonstrates the ability to led and participate in multiple projects and tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop and update work plans and coordinate daily field work and project team activities.
  • Develops milestones for projects to determine outcomes are achieved.
  • Assisting project leader to identify goals and monitor goal achievement.
General Knowledge/Competencies
  • Provides effective communication which includes verbal and good listening, writing, and presentation skills to a variety of stakeholders from executives to staff.
  • Able to assist in performing a cost benefit analyses for projects and initiatives
  • Demonstrates continuous learning orientation and inspires confidence with clients and colleagues.
  • Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct philosophy and mission and value statement.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Business, Healthcare Administration or a graduate of a Professional School of Nursing preferred.   Minimum requirement will include a Certified Surgical Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, or other acute care allied health certification.
5 years’ experience in an acute care hospital related role with experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Previous experience in supply chain, value analysis, or clinical supply expense management, and surgical services. Software skills with data warehouse, MicroStrategies, and/or Tableau highly preferred. 
As appropriate to education