Supply Chain Master Data Specialist I
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Posted on: January 9, 2021
Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Master Data Manager, and
according to policies and procedures, the Supply Chain Master Data
Specialist I will perform maintenance of the Informatica Master
Data Supply Chain Domains, Meditech and HBOC and Lawson Item
Masters for both Standards and individual HCIS', and maintain
awareness of contracts and pricing agreements via routine
interaction with Procurement Services and via utilization of
available contracting tools.
Process Request Forms submitted via Service Now, the Specialist I
will follow established process flow ensuring items maintained will
be consistent with Supply Chain Dictionary guidelines and sound
Master Data Management methodologies.
Follow the CHRISTUS Guidelines related to the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or
detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information
Promote a culture of safety for patients and Associates through
proper identification, reporting, documentation and prevention of
medical errors in a non-punitive environment.
Process Service Now tickets. Ensure requests are processed in a
timely and accurate manner according to established Severity
Analyze submitted add/change templates to ensure the integrity of
the item master will not be compromised by completion of the
request.Analysis to include non-allowance of duplicate items, the
usage of standardized nomenclature via the use of item naming
guidelines, contractual compliance, appropriate usage of EOC and
Category codes, and the inclusion of Procedure codes where
Identify and document non-contract item add requests thru
Working knowledge of both clinical and financial environment as
related to Healthcare.
Routine interaction with Med Assets CMS module and other contract
tools at the system's disposal.
Maintain working knowledge of the contracts to which CHRISTUS is
Maintain regular contact with Procurement Services staff via
attendance in regularly scheduled department and contract education
Review of pre-launch Med Assets Contract Launch Packages. Ensuring
contract pricing is reflected in Meditech, conversion related items
have been assigned a Meditech Item Number prior to communicating
out to the facilities, ensuring ease of conversion.
Contract loads into the various Contract Databases utilized,
ensuring a high level of accuracy.
Other duties as assigned by the Supply Chain Master Data
High School diploma or equivalent required; degree preferred
Excellent Computer skills: Ability to receive minimal direction and
become quickly proficient in use of data mining and analysis
Skilled use of Microsoft tools including Excel, Access, Word and
Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to follow a work
plan and data cleansing procedures in a fast paced, team
environment. Requires exceptional time management skills.
Two years hands-on experience with the following:
Functional experience exercising Master Data Management (MDM)
methodology and techniques.
Healthcare service delivery and/or or supply chain and inventory
management experience; minimally a frame of reference for supply
items common to a hospital / skilled nursing facility environment
whether from Material Management (MM), Central Supply (CS),
clinical or a reimbursement perspective.
Clinical or MM / CS operations experience and detailed knowledge of
supply items, attribute variances, uses, common packaging,
hazardous material status identification, common naming conventions
or hands on experience in either a MM, CS, inventory,
procurement/management, or controls environment.
Excellent Data analysis skills: supply item research, including:
web data screening, telephonic vendor interviews, electronic file
or vendor/ manufacturer product catalog screening and supply data
matching / analysis and item attribute prioritization. Ability to
consistently apply item naming conventions and abbreviations
utilizing item cleansing guidelines as defined by CHRISTUS team
Database management and report development skills used to customize
existing tool functionality for ongoing project needs.
Supply related experience within a healthcare environment
Knowledge of Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Customer Service
procedures as normally acquired through Materials Management
CMRP or MDM certification not required but recommended.
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