Division Clinical Resource Director in Coppell, TX at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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    Coppell, TX
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Job Description

Division Clinical Resource Director

JOB SUMMARY – The position is responsible for establishing and leading the supply expense agenda for the clinical resource management program across multiple hospitals or an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN). The Division 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 for the entire division. The position is responsible for recruiting, directing, mentoring, managing and evaluating the facility Clinical Resource Directors and coordinating activities within the facilities. The Division Clinical Resource Director has a broad enterprise and segment influence and will need to build strategic alliances with Supply Chain and Hospital Executive Leadership at the Corporate, Division and Facility level to successfully execute our Supply Chain Operations plan. 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.

SUPERVISOR – Division Supply Chain Chief Executive Officer

SUPERVISES – Clinical Resource Directors and a Clinical Analyst, if applicable

•        Develops and implements division based strategies and processes to reduce supply expense per adjusted admission
•        Develops, implements, monitors and verifies division based product standardization, contract compliance, product utilization, cost data, process improvements and waste
•        Develops division or facility based clinical product value analysis committees to reduce the number of stock keeping units (SKUs) by standardization, increase product quality, evaluation of processes and introduction of new products
•        Interacts with supply chain, division and facility Leadership to identify improvement opportunities and develop/implement continuous quality improvement processes regarding supply/labor practices and recommends cost reductions
•        Participates and communicates with division and facility medical staff and clinical staff to monitor, communicate and make improvements to utilization profiling
•        Ensures communication and education regarding product and procedure changes occurs in all affected departments, to include physicians and medical management personnel
•        Participates, develops content and facilitates a Clinical Value Analysis Team (CVAT) meeting; similar responsibilities may apply to Supply Management Action team (SMAT) meetings
•        Identifies division based supply expense variance, and participates in monthly operating reports, supply expense planning and HCA’s supply general ledger structure
•        Maintains and communicates division financial and performance measurements as a gauge of standardization and utilization success
•        Collaborates with physicians in identifying and implementing improvements and standardization
•        Builds relationships at the corporate, division and facility level to include supply chain and hospital executive leadership, chief medical officer, clinical directors, physicians, value analysis teams and supply chain leadership
•        Responsible for the division supply expense management program, and the leadership, development and execution of initiatives for the clinical resource directors and if applicable, the clinical analyst
•        Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues
•        Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
•        Performs other duties as assigned
DUTIES (included but not limited to) –
•        Demonstrates the traits, inclinations, and dispositions that characterize successful leaders, exhibiting behavior styles that meet the demands of the leader role. The key actions are engaging people, driving toward success, sustaining a positive lookout, and inspiring confidence
•        Aligns systems and processes to support project implementations
•        Drives toward success by actively seeking competitive advantage and proactively seeking business opportunities
•        Demonstrates continuous learning orientation and inspires confidence with clients, colleagues, and employees
•        Develops effective working relationships with direct reports that elicits their trust, provides coaching, feedback, instruction, and development to help others excel

Customer Service
•        Interacts and develops relationships with internal and external stakeholders to better understand needs and challenges
•        Creates external and internal customer confidence, committed to increasing customer satisfaction, and sets achievable customer expectations
•        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
•        Ability to meet financial objectives of the business line
•        Manage projects within scope, time, and budget
•        Collaborates with organizations to track and analyze financial data
•        Performs data mining to quantify financial impact of supply and operational savings enhancing strategies to the customer

Project Management
•        Assign goals to direct reports and monitors goal achievement
•        Determines action steps and milestones required for each project and works directly with key stakeholders to implement a specific business initiative
•        Adjusts activities or timelines as circumstances warrant

•        Provides effective communication, which includes verbal and good listening, writing, and presentation skills to a variety of stakeholders from executives to staff
•        Coaches and mentors colleagues at all levels
•        Demonstrates effective problem solving and time management skills
•        Demonstrates knowledge and expertise within the Perioperative Services line by servicing as a facilitator, technical advisor, subject matter expert and analyst to key stakeholders and team members
•        Practices and adheres to the Code of Conduct philosophy and mission and value statement
•        Critical Demands: This individual must demonstrate the ability to:
•        Work independently and handle stress appropriately
•        Communicate and execute in a matrix organizational structure
•        Adapt to change in workload and work schedule

Skills and Abilities
•        Building Relationships and Communication
•        Builds strong relationships with internal stakeholders, especially physicians, clinicians, and C-suite leaders
•        Maintains strong working relationships with external stakeholders
•        Communicates clinical, financial, and outcomes information to key stakeholders at all levels

Driving Skills and Abilities
•        Provides balanced clinical and financial analysis for appropriate decision-making
•        Supports decision-making through interpretation of financial and clinical data
•        Serves as the “clinical conscience” for supply related decisions
•        Leads multi-disciplinary teams toward consensus
•        Identifies opportunities for efficiency and cost containment (either as contracting, operational, or utilization management)
•        Develops plans to execute strategies, including business cases supporting financial and clinical results for key initiatives
•        Drives performance (efficiency, value generation, execution of strategies, etc.)
•        Developing and Aligning Talent
•        Supports leadership and staff development strategies and plans
•        Supports Human Resource and Education initiatives
•        Recruits and mentors clinical resources in supporting supply chain initiatives
•        Implements measures to retain clinical resources in supply chain operations
•         Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Health Administration, Nursing, or Pharmacy)
•         Master’s degree highly preferred
•         Demonstrated passion for continued lifelong learning

•         Clinical operational hospital or healthcare related experience (Operating Room, Cath Lab, or Critical Care, for example), minimum of 5 years
•         Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•         Significant proven/successful leadership experience (CNO, ACNO, Director, etc.)
•         Multi-facility (Integrated Delivery Network, IDN) experience desired
•         Supply Chain background/experience from a clinical perspective preferred
•         Supply Chain understanding preferred (if no direct supply chain background/experience)
•         Demonstrate passion for building a clinically integrated supply chain
•         Passion for supply chain operations

•        Appropriate for Education Level
•        LPN/RN, Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP), Certified Value Analysis Health Professional (CVAHP), or similar credential preferred 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Work is performed in a normal office environment. Requires sitting for long periods of time. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a telephone, keyboard, calculator, and other office equipment. Work is often performed under stressful situations. Some travel required.

OSHA CATEGORY – The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids.) Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.