ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: CONTRACTS & PROCUREMENT Job Title: TH SR STAFF ASSOCIATE
Professional  Rank: SL-5 Descriptive Title: Value Analysis Manager
Salary Range: $61,621.00-$125,854.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 53561
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees.Hours of work: 9:00AM - 5:00PM; Days of week: Monday - Friday; Hours per week: 37.5
Brief Description of Duties:
Direct the identification and support implementation and monitoring of performance for all value analysis supply initiatives supporting quality patient care, process improvement, and cost savings. Establish a vision of guiding principles, set direction and goals for the Value Analysis (VAT) teams. Aid in the justification approval of VAT cost reduction recommendations. Escalate concerns to remove barriers on initiatives that are taking longer than expected to make a decision. Gather product or service information to support value analysis committees i.e. samples, data, white papers to help determine best practice for clinical and financial goals. Strategic rather than tactical focus; develop and execute strategies to deliver significant and sustainable reductions in quality cost outcomes. Build enthusiasm amongst colleagues. Build enterprise wide clinician leadership to support supply chain decision making. Instill clinical accountability, monitor results and provide metrics. Create transparency among executives, clinical stakeholders and supply chain with ongoing communication. Create ad hoc work groups to address specific product categories. Develop strategy and implementation plans for each initiative. Accountable for established goals and targets. Communicate successes. Review and approve minutes for each committee before they are loaded onto value advisor. Prep each committee chair before the sub-committee meetings occur. Also, prep the chair for steering committee on the activities seeking senior leadership approval on initiatives approved at each value analysis sub-committee. Develop procedures for and tools needed to successfully implement system procurements, and ensure data integrity of same. Hire and train employees. Plan, assign and direct work. Lead and motivate. Appraise performance and recommend corrective actions as required. Address complaints and resolve problems. Create and update policies and procedures, documents best business practice controls to track the Downstate mission, vision and goals. Comply with all State, Federal and other regulatory requirements ensuring consistent application of internal controls and adherence to DMC and NYS policies. All other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Contracts and Procurement.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university*. Ten (10) plus years of experience in Value Analysis working in a healthcare environment developing, negotiating and administering high-dollar, multi-year, complex contracts and subcontracts. Proficient with MS Office suite and a variety of electronic data base systems. Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Strong leadership, project management and interpersonal skills, with writing ability and analytic capability. *Twenty (20) years of work experience may be considered in lieu of education requirements. PREFERRED: BSN. A working knowledge of New York State Finance Law. Certified Material Resource Professional.
Posting ID: 14896 Ref #: B/PR-53561-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH SR STAFF ASSOCIATE ), Line( 53561 ) and PostingID( 14896 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.