| Value Analysis Nurse |
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking a Value Analysis Nurse to join our team. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and management of systems that facilitate standardization of medical supplies, and equipment; utilizing the value analysis process. The candidate will support the strategic vision of the organization through evidence-based evaluation of clinical supply quality, contract compliance, standardization, waste stream reduction and supply chain cost containment.
•Serves as liaison between Supply Chain Management and nursing and clinical staff to ensure cost-effective utilization of products.
•Supports product standardization, utilization and clinical improvement efforts through consultation with staff, facilitation of groups, application of value analysis techniques and the presentation of data.
•Performs research and uses clinical knowledge in both formal and informal consultation with committees to improve and guide patient care processes through clinically appropriate standardization of supplies.
•Participates in Value Analysis Teams. Provides evidence based quality recommendations to ensure quality products resulting in the most favorable cost. Identifies cost savings through process improvement, market data and best practice indicators.
•Collaborates with Director of Nursing Education and the Center for Nursing Excellence to assess, design, implement, and evaluate educational activities for the implementation of new products and procedures.
•Contributes to the partnership among care givers, patients and families to provide safe and effective care.
•Participates in product evaluations throughout DHH.
•Ensures all trials and product evaluations are objective and conducted in a professional manner.
•Works closely with Data Analyst and Contract Utilization colleagues to validate data and create contracting strategies based on clinical need/acceptance of products.
•Collaborates with departments to monitor and report on compliance of implemented changes in products. Performs audits and analysis of data to identify areas for improvement and to enhance decision making on product selection and clinical practices.
•Communicates Value Analysis process and build relationships. Encourages participation, creativity and enthusiasm for the Value Analysis process.
•Maintains visibility in clinical areas and sound working relationship with all staff.
•Utilizes Value Analysis work-flow software to manage projects and product requests.
•Supports Value Analysis projects as part of NEAH, DHH, or others.
To be considered candidates must be a graduate from an accredited Nursing Program and have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) with a minimum of 5 years experience in a clinical role. A Masters degree in Business or Healthcare, financial experience, and value analysis/supply chain experience is preferred. In this role, candidates must have Registered Nursing Licensure in New Hampshire. Candidates should have strong interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to drive consensus along with strong written and verbal skills. The Value Analysis Nurse must have the ability to interface and work closely with physicians and other clinical personnel along with having the ability to work independently and effectively as part of a collaborative team. Experience in cost containment or expense management activities, project management, and proficiency in Microsoft Office is preferred.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at: http://careers.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.