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Exec Dir, Supply Chain Value Analysis

Company: Cedars Sinai
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Share Requisition # HRC0397310

Apply your entrepreneurial spirit and lead the transformation of Cedars-Sinai Health System's Value Analysis model - where clinical excellence and stewardship meet.

Cedars-Sinai Health System excels at clinical and research operations, and we're ready to bring our Value Analysis capabilities to the next level. In this role, you'll get to build a modern, system-wide Value Analysis operating model from the ground up to serve a growing health system. You'll work closely with world-renowned leaders in the medical field to deliver results that benefit our patients and further our overall value delivery to the organization. So, what do you say - are you ready to build a world-class capability to serve a world-class health system?

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.

  • Working Title: Exec Dir, Supply Chain Value Analysis
  • Department: VP of Supply Chain
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Supply Chain/Procurement
  • Job Specialty: Supply Chain
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Full-time

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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

Keywords: Cedars Sinai, Los Angeles , Exec Dir, Supply Chain Value Analysis, Other , Los Angeles, California

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