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Program Director Clinical Service Line - Medical

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Summary:

This position reports to the System Director, Clinical Supply Chain. The Program Director Clinical Service Line - Medical will be responsible for providing management, and development of the Medical clinical utilization program and service line while providing support for the implementation of medical projects either identified by the internal Supply Chain team, Clinical Leadership or the GPO. This position will be responsible for the coordination, and management of clinical projects as well as representing the service line expertise to all CHRISTUS Health facilities and staff including C-Suite and physicians. To be an effective part of the team; must be a self-sufficient person who can interpret facility needs, be able to effectively manage projects from beginning to end, translate objectives, execute outcomes and present project deliverables to both line staff and executive staff.

Follows the CHRISTUS Health guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)
Consistently supports CHRISTUS Health's Spirit of Serving Standards, in line with the Mission, Vision, and values of CHRISTUS Health.
Serves as the subject matter expert to all CHRISTUS Health facility department directors, C-Suite and physicians.
Assists in implementing CHRISTUS Health Resource Utilization Clinical Standards of Business practices, market standardization, consumption minimization management system wide while supporting the Supply Chain Vision and Mission.
Establish, track and monitor the service line's annual performance objectives - both qualitative and quantitative - and report these on a regular basis (minimum quarterly) to the Team and System Director.
Develops, maintains and updates the service line projects on annual project/work plan.
Provides leadership and serves as clinical expert to the System Value Analysis Teams and all CHRISTUS Health facilities for the service line.
Serves as the clinical expert for the service line to the contracting team.

Identifies opportunities for custom contracts to fill gaps and increase contract coverage for the CHRISTUS Health System.
Assess and quantify clinical utilization opportunities available to CHRISTUS Health.
Presents project rationale, timeline and opportunity impact for approval and updates annual work plan.
Manages, tracks and regularly reports on status of service line projects.
Identifies opportunities within service line that assist system in lowering not only cost of supplies but also utilization of supplies and process improvement.
Serves as the subject matter expert in the assigned service line and is able to develop tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the process.
Collaborates with the other team members to develop overall clinical utilization strategies and effective implementation plans.
Sets and achieves savings targets for service line working with GPO (Group Purchasing Organization) and clinical groups.
Interfaces with various levels of management and requires external contacts with important end users, hospital executives, internal customers and suppliers to develop solutions.
Uses research, data analysis and modelling to gain support for project implementation and development of project plan.
Uses evidence based practice to support system and facilities with value analysis committees
Designs and creates charts, graphs, tables, and reports to support findings and develop recommendations.
Assists with evaluation of new products in the facilities coordinating with facility based implementation teams and suppliers. Establishes timelines, use of CHRISTUS evaluation forms and communication tools to ensure smooth product evaluation.
Cultivates and develops both new and existing relationships in the facilities.
Provides system-wide Clinical Resource Utilization & Contracting activities and direction for the advancement of enterprise contract compliance, contract integrity and support for all National, System or Regional Strategic Sourcing strategies.
Develops and plans for any mitigation steps necessary to meet customer expectations.
Collaborates with the other team members to develop overall clinical utilization strategies and effective implementation plans.
Interfaces with various levels of management and requires external contacts with important end users, hospital executives, internal customers and suppliers to develop solutions.
Performs other duties as assigned by the System Director, Clinical Supply Chain.

Requirements:

4-year college degree required; Master's Degree preferred
5-7 years related experience in healthcare service line required. Experience in ICU, Wound Care Management and/or Infection Prevention a plus
Highly proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook
Influential communicator, speaker, and listener
Analytical and quantitative thinker
Business planning skills to include cost impact analysis
Enjoys teaching, coaching, and mentoring
Strong working knowledge of healthcare cost accounting, finance, reimbursement, clinical services, and ancillary and related support services
Highly proficient traveler with ability to be away from home up to 40%
Ability to operate in a complex, dynamic environment
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form
Ability to work occasional long or irregular hours including nights and weekends
Meeting deadlines in high pressure environment
Requires a high degree of professional knowledge in (service line) products and processes.
Requires a high degree of Value Analysis Team processes and experience in leading such Teams.
Leadership experience preferred.
Active licensure as an RN within the United States preferred

Work Type:

Full Time

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Irving , Program Director Clinical Service Line - Medical, Executive , Irving, Texas

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