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Cedars-Sinai Exec Dir, Supply Chain Value Analysis in Los Angeles, California

The Executive Director, Supply Chain Value Analysis is responsible for the overarching planning and strategy, focusing around products, equipment, technology, and goods acquired to achieve the desired clinical and operational outcomes. Leads the development and transformation of a sophisticated value analysis portfolio and program for all applicable clinical and nonclinical initiatives. Oversees all product review, evaluation, selection, and sourcing in accordance with evidence-based approach and cost containment practices. Establish and implement standard operating procedures for managing new product request queues and identifying clinically viable substitutions for discontinued products in conjunction with technology-based workflow tools. Provides leadership and training to achieve desired transformational changes and outcomes across the Health System. Oversee and manage a centralized team as well as the Health System Supply Chain Governance process. Support and drive the optimization of patient care to enhance patient safety, satisfaction, physician satisfaction and supply chain performance.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

•Establishes and executes streamlined system processes for product review, evaluation and utilization of products used in the clinical and non-clinical setting in accordance with cost containment initiatives.

•Oversees analysis and interpretation of complex data sets, including cost-benefit analysis and financial feasibility studies to develop value analysis strategies, priorities and plans. Leads the establishment of goals and execution within budget constraints.

•Identifies and continuously evaluates and improves the implementation of financial, operational and/or quality improvement initiatives.

•Serves as a consultant/liaison for product related issues. Provides recommendations and solutions around standardization and selection of products.

•Projects anticipated volumes and demand for materials management supply resources; conducts cost analysis, collaborates with departmental staff to develop program plans; responsible for making recommendations and product decisions that have substantial budget and quality impact while in alignment with clinical needs. Collaborates closely with key stakeholders across the Health System.

•Reviews and investigates both the requirements and outcomes desired by the internal user; as well as review and investigate the performance of a given product or service to ensure appropriate and cost-effective purchasing decisions are made by the organization.

•Develops, implements, and oversees cross affiliate strategic governance, portfolio management, and process alignment.

Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities:

Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes

Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups

Responds timely, effectively and appropriately to deliverables

Shares knowledge, time and expertise to assist other members of the team

Ensures practices and procedures are inclusive of interpersonal and cultural diversity

Team Lead/Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

Plans, leads, and directs work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.

Responsible for hiring, onboarding, managing schedules, personnel actions, performance reviews, and performance improvement plans.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree Business Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Healthcare

Administration, and/or related field required.

Master's Degree Business Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Healthcare Administration, and/or related field required.


10 years

Supply Chain functional discipline of Value Analysis; experience in areas of

purchasing services, facilities, support services, capital functions, identifying

and implementing financial, operational and quality improvement strategic

plans. required.

5 years Supervisory/management of direct reports within a department, service-line,

and/or related required.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.