JOB SUMMARY The Clinical Product Evaluation Manager is responsible for facilitating a system-wide value analysis/New Product Introduction (NPI) process with the goal of providing high quality, safe, patient-centered and cost-effective products, services and technology. This position will provide clinical and strategic expertise that facilitates supply expense management while continuously improving quality, safety and satisfaction, through clinical engagement. This position will also serve as a facilitator and educator of the Value Analysis/NPI process.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE Provides leadership and project management for all NPI requests submitted through the new product request process for clinical products and equipment.
Establishes and adheres to a streamlined method for standardizing and monitoring products, services and technology selection, utilization and costs. Works strategically and tactically to identify, analyze, decide and implement best practices and expense management initiatives as it relates to Medical Surgical, Pediatrics/NICU, ICU, Critical Care, Imaging, Infection Prevention and Lab Products.
Reviews all new product introduction requests ensuring requests follows current standards and contracts and is an FDA approved product suitable for use for intended purpose.
Facilitates and educates the NPI service line councils and subcommittee meetings to include clinical and financial analyses and execution parameters of requested new products. This facilitation requires prior research and analysis in preparation for review meetings. Clinician and physician engagement are key to influencing appropriate decision.
Develops, designs and executes product evaluations including survey instruments, manage result compilation and coordinate results presentation between the Finance and the Strategic Sourcing professionals.
Attends and assists specific service line committees and councils as requested and directed by the Commodities Directors and Sourcing and Contract Managers.
Reviews product usage reports to identify opportunities for standardization, SKU reduction and contract compliance.
Stays abreast of latest clinical developments and advancements to advise Supply Chain leadership of new trends and technologies that may affect sourcing strategies or have financial impacts.
Researches and advises on product substitutions in the event of prolonged product backorder or product recall.
Collaborates with Commodities Directors or Sourcing and Contract Managers to ensure there are no current contract obligations for comparable products.
The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Baylor Scott & White Health.
Clinical knowledge, financial concepts and strong business acumen in a large complex healthcare system.
Good organization skills - ability to prioritize and problem-solve.
Experience leading teams of cross-functional resources without direct authority.
Ability to successfully adapt to a continuously growing and changing environment.
Ability to express personal point of view in a constructive and direct manner.
Ability to work independently, prioritize work and achieve objectives.
Self-starter; Acts with a sense of urgency in all activities.
Ability to build long-term working relationships with teams and customers, both internal and external.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 4 years experience required
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!