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Supply Chain Analyst II

Job ID 149679 Date posted 08/15/2018

Position Summary:
Provides analytical support to the supply chain team in order to achieve the supply chain goals and objectives of the organization. Responsible for providing actionable data to all members of the supply chain. Identifies opportunities for cost savings, cost containment and process improvement within Lahey Health. Assists in the development of key reporting tools. Plays a key role in providing analytic support to the value analysis process.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Compiles and analyzes data to identify opportunities for improved supply utilization, standardization, and process improvement; evaluate findings, and report and make recommendations.
- Identifies cost savings opportunities for products currently in use through review and analysis of group purchasing contracts and market data
- Monitors supply utilization and purchase patterns on a routine/scheduled basis;
- Compiles reports, analyzes data, and make recommendations for addition/deletion of products and/or process changes to reduce operating cost and ensure continuity of supply
- Investigates products, procedures, or processes that will improve operational or clinical efficiency, increase the quality of patient care, and reduce expenditures and recommend these changes to the value analysis directors and value analysis committees
- Proactively identifies cost savings initiatives through group purchasing organization (GPO) contracts
- Completes cost analysis of GPO contracts
- Collaborates with hospital and system-level departments and staff to monitor and report on compliance of implemented changes in products, services, and processes
- Coordinates periodic system value analysis meetings with (as appropriate) individual hospital value analysis leads/professionals, administrators, project managers, departmental heads, etc.
- Maintains a value analysis project tracker that includes savings
- Prepares reports and analysis as directed
- Builds and maintains strong partnerships with Value Analysis teams and vendors

Organizational Requirements:
- Maintain strict adherence to the Lahey Health Confidentiality policy.
- Incorporate Lahey Health Standards of Behavior and Guiding Principles into daily activities.
- Comply with all Lahey Health Policies.
- Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Health.
- Maintain courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
- Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
- Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
- Participate in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
- Perform all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.


Bachelor?s Degree

- 4-5 years of experience in supply chain management, contracting, procurement, and/or value analysis
- Two (2) years of experience in healthcare preferred

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
- Ability to develop positive, beneficial relationships with others.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, in a variety of situations.
- Ability to work in a high-volume environment where great emphasis is placed on customer service and creative problem-solving skills.
- Ability to plan, organize, implement, and complete projects.
- Ability to perform complex financial analysis.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in developing, negotiating, and administering major procurement contracts for technically complex goods and services.
- Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in computer skills, including spreadsheet and word processing, email, Web-based activities, and the utilization of automated systems used in supply chain and value analysis activities.
- Demonstrated presentation skills
- Demonstrated analytical, problem solving, organizational and customer service abilities



About Lahey Health

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

We care for our patients with compassion and openness, unsurpassed expertise, a drive for continuous learning improvement, and with respect, caring, teamwork, excellence and commitment to doing our personal best.

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