Actively engage physicians and other clinicians in value-based variation reduction related to clinical practice and products, devices and supplies.
Work with the Health System leadership team to effectively coordinate change management systems that results in the establishment of and adherence to a streamlined method for reducing variation of product/service selection, utilization, quality and costs.
Push clinical and strategic expertise that facilitates supply, device, and other service expense management while continuously improving processes that support safe patient care, education and research.
Collaborate strategically with others to identify, analyze, determine, and implement best practices and expense management initiatives.
Achieve supply expense management initiatives and targets utilizing the value analysis process.
Minimum - Associate’s degree in surgical technology, nursing or related field. Two years of clinical experience may be considered in lieu of degree in addition to experience below.
Preferred - Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related healthcare field
Minimum - Three (3) years of relevant clinical experience.
Preferred – Three years of relevant work experience in a health care system, including leadership or coordination of teams, programs, quality improvement, analysis or operations.
Value analysis or analytical data-mining experience.
Understanding of financial analysis and quantitative/qualitative assessment data.
Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Certified Surgical Technologist, Rad Tech or EMT
Preferred - Lean or process improvement certification
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and facilitation skills, to include the ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts and build teams
Attention to detail and follow-through
Analytical and quantitative skills including data gathering, organization, assessment, reporting, and presentation
Previous experience in product evaluation, contract conversion, standardization and analysis of utilization is preferred
Computer skills (spreadsheet, word processing, email and internet system) and ability to learn new software programs
Independent and self-motivated. Able to handle multiple, simultaneous projects
Experience in product evaluation or value analysis processes is preferred
Demonstrated creativity and flexibility
Ability to implement change in a positive, sensitive and forward- thinking manner
Ability to persuade others and develop consensus
Ability to create win/win solutions and relationships
Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
This full time, 40 hours per week, position will have shifts scheduled Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Hours may vary based on the needs of the department.
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Internal Number: 180022yh
About UW Health
UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW Health consists of 6 hospitals and 80 outpatient sites, including University Hospital, UW Health at The American Center, American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. UW Health partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill our shared patient care, research, education and community service missions.