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Provides clinical leadership and direction across all ROi member organizations on selection and management of all Pharmacy products and services with a focus on physician preference item utilization. Leadership will involve direct interaction with key stakeholders for Pharmacy related to clinical acceptability, costs and utilization, particularly in surgery, cardiac cath labs, GI endoscopy labs and interventional radiology labs.
1 PARTNERSHIP (Service Line Leadership)Develop clinical and business relationships
that move away from traditional methodologies and sets new standard for collaboration
and consolidation of focus to quality and cost management of products and practices
within the Clinical Services area.
Work collaboratively with Clinical Services team, co-workers, key stakeholders,
supervisors, department leadership and staff, vendors, suppliers, strategic sourcing
managers, and customer leadership groups so that clinical acceptance is maximized
and optimal reductions are achieved in ROi members' cost structure.
Develop and optimize business practices with other Integrated Sourcing Solutions
team members to best utilize available resources and establish best of practice in
contracting and cost management for Mercy/ROi service line team categories of
Collaborate and optimize relationship with facility leadership across ROi's members to
influence and optimize resources in supporting mission with goal of setting best of
practice standards and optimizing quality and cost management goals.
Chair or sponsor AD HOC Committees that support optimization of standards and cost
management opportunities with specific focus on service line team categories specific
to Clinical Services products.
Utilizing communication skills, present to appropriate groups information related to
opportunities, reporting, implementation, and post decision outcomes to maximize
results of cost management activities.
Actively work with vendors to develop strategic partnerships by researching and
analyzing vendor product offerings, service capabilities and performance history.
Develop process and collaborative relationships with Clinical Services key
stakeholders that optimizes clinical, operational and financial needs assessment and
maximizes cost management opportunities for the facility and ultimately across all ROi
Actively lead both clinical and non-clinical staff to support the clinical, operational, and
financial optimization consulting and utilization enhancement offerings of ROi.
Oversight of the designated ROI service line team(s) management directing product
consolidation and standardization of practice opportunities.
3 OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCYBuild commitment to efficient processes within service
line teams and other key stakeholders.
Assist to provide timely and efficient communication to all departments regarding
direction of product consolidation decisions, contract changes, new contracts and
Coordinate customer departments with ROi programs and global customer initiatives
and establishes best of practice processes that enhance relationships.
Work with and establish critical communication and follow-up processes with key
4 GENERAL FUNCTIONSSystematically assess internal and external purchasing trends
in an ongoing effort to refine ROis contract portfolio. Actively listen and respond to
organization stakeholders needs in these areas.
Promote economic discipline by facilitating and, if necessary, leading service line
teams in the identification, analysis and implementation of cost reduction opportunities
for Clinical Services categories of clinical commodity, high preference, and high cost /
high preference products & services. These efforts focus on standardization of
products, clinically appropriate utilization of products & services, and implementing
innovative technologies focused on streamlining workflow.
With rationalized input and direction from all participating ROi members, clinical and
administrative leadership, develop a system-wide formulary of products specific to the
area of specialty. These efforts must optimally leverage the buying power of all ROi
Maximize cost avoidance opportunities through effective vendor negotiations in concert
with the Clinical Services strategic sourcing teams, and comprehensive use of external
and internal information databases and ongoing identification of new strategies
reported in various trade journals and publications.
Work collaboratively with other members of the Integrated Sourcing Solutions team to
maximize contract compliance and product consolidation.
Collaboratively develop local or system agreements that fill gaps in ROis contract
5 Pharmacy formulary development and management
6 Lead GPO pharmacy implementation and support member pharmacy distribution
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