Specialist-Product Support RN - HS Supply Chain Operations Corporate

at Baptist Memorial in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


The Clinical Product Specialist provides support for product standardization, utilization and expense management at the system and facility level. This individual also manages and tracks new product introductions to ensure expected results, both clinical and financial, are achieved.


+ Coordinates assessment of requests and triages utilizing supply chain resources and nursing/clinical knowledge to assemble relevant information including financial analysis, benchmarking, contracts, competitive products, evidence, and other pertinent data to support committee decision-making.

+ Coordinates the trial/evaluation process to assure proper use of products, use of appropriate evaluation criteria, documentation of feedback and that the right stakeholders are involved.

+ Collaborates with clinical experts and procurement contract managers in developing and completing the clinical and financial components of supply initiatives for the Service Line meetings.

+ Manages the implementation/conversion of approved products/services through collaboration with supply chain, educational resources, suppliers and specific user groups, as needed.

+ Effectively manages and provides value analysis information by maintaining a detailed cost savings tracking system.

+ Interacts with direct patient care staff to ensure appropriate feedback is received before product decisions are made (e.g., physicians, nurses, radiology technologists, medical technologists, and other ancillary staff).

+ Collects, analyzes, and communicates information related to product conversions, financial performance, and product standardization.

+ Completes assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Microsoft Access Minimum: 1 year RN experience required. Experience with supply chain operations, cost-benefit analysis, and project management; Knowledge of nursing policies and procedures. Experience in cost containment and expense management activities. Computer competency ? Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: RN

Special Skills

Minimum: Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to drive consensus in a decentralized environment. Strong presentation skills; ability to give oral presentations to physicians and clinicians, senior administration and peer groups. Understands inter-workings of all supply-chain management activities and provides direct implementation supervision of contracts clinically sensitive in nature. Must possess and develop strong analytical skills to perform ?what if? analysis and address the numerous issues and scenarios involved in proposed programs and processes. Information must be gathered, researched, analyzed and presented in an objective, non-biased ?third party? manner.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ’s three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:

+ Competitive salaries

+ Paid vacation/time off

+ Continuing education opportunities

+ Generous retirement plan

+ Health insurance, including dental and vision

+ Sick leave

+ Service awards

+ Free parking

+ Short-term disability

+ Life insurance

+ Health care and dependent care spending accounts

+ Education assistance/continuing education

+ Employee referral program

Job Summary:

Position: 12880 – Specialist-Product Support RN

Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office

Department: HS Supply Chain Operations Corporate

Category: Information Systems

Type: Non Clinical

Work Type: Full Time

Work Schedule: Days

Location: US:TN:Memphis

Located in the Memphis metro area REQNUMBER: 20916

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Job Posting: JC257249552

Posted On: Mar 23, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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