Oversees the research and analysis related to cost containment strategies with a focus on utilization, waste reduction, and overall cost per service reduction, working through and effectively managing traditional barriers to improvement, analyzing to identify problems, formulate alternative solutions, understanding cost models, and determining clinical acceptability.
Minimum Required Education
Graduate of nursing program: Diploma, ADN, BSN or MSN. BSN preferred.
5 years of relevant experience
Licenses and Certifications
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Skills and Abilities
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Duties and Responsibilities
Leads and manages multi-disciplinary project teams responsible for product selection. Develops strategies and identifies process improvements that are focused on substantial supply cost reduction, supply standardization and utilization, and product quality.
Oversees research and analysis focused on cost containment, utilization, waste reduction, and overall cost per service. Reviews and assesses applicable financial, clinical, and operational data, as well as evidence based literature to assist teams in evaluating new supplies and new technology, using evidence based clinical data, bench marked best practices and data driven analysis.
Supports new product requestor in preparation of information/presentations and facilitates meetings between staff, physicians, and other appropriate parties in support of projects. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with clinical, administrative, and healthcare system executives and staff to ensure effective, results-oriented project outcomes.
Serves as clinical liaison to executive leadership to maintain and communicate Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for clinical and financial performance measurements related to clinical value analysis.
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