Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
Responsible for a wide range of activities including planning, coordinating, executing, evaluating projects related to Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing. Provides project leadership for varying sized projects; building strong cross-functional relationships to ensure that all stakeholders are appropriately engaged. With a primary focus on continuous improvement, this role will demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the use of Project Management principles, methodologies, and tools along with industry-leading standards for program, project, and process management. Works closely with internal Supply Chain teams as well as external stakeholders to ensure goals of the project are met, including tracking the full life cycle of the project. This position could be tasked with monitoring and tracking of any savings that are realized from the projects.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications:
Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree, preferred or commensurate experience in field.
Minimum Experience: Minimum of 3 years managing projects in a healthcare or business environment. In lieu of Bachelors, 5-7 years of experience in managing projects and/or process improvement initiatives in a health care system setting.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements: Commensurate experience in field.
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong project management, and performance improvement skills
Superior oral and written communication and presentation skills; ability to interact with individuals across all departments.
Expert level knowledge/skill with Microsoft Suite Products and must be proficient in the use of project/program management principles, methodologies, and tools along with industry-leading processes improvement standards
Ability to lead projects, provide expert consultative guidance and direction on change initiatives, effectively dedicate time across more than one project, and meet established deadlines.
Requires flexibility, skilled at multitasking, attention to detail, strong leadership and must be able to work independently to problem solve in real time.
Proven ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules, and step-by-step action plans.
Demonstrated analytical, creative thinking, and problem-solving skills. Skilled with Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs, and IF functions
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Provides project leadership for varying sized projects; building strong cross-functional relationships to ensure that all stakeholders are appropriately engaged.Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency in the use of Project Management principles, methodologies, and tools along with industry-leading standards for program, project, and process management
Presents and communicates in a professional and effective manner including maintaining project schedules, work plans, status /updates reports, issue logs, communicating with Customers, developing and measuring Key Performance Indicators
Runs reports to Analyze/interpret data related to assigned projects
Leads product conversions and implementations from Value Analysis, Sourcing/Procurement, Supply Optimization and RFPs. Validate and track actual savings against projected savings
Participates in and facilitates projects identified from our GPOs, Distribution Center, and other local level projects.
Works independently and leads projects from inception to completion with minimal supervision
Becomes proficient in the knowledge of the full continuum of NGHS Supply Chain and uses that knowledge in the execution of projects. Utilizes project management and process improvement tools and industry-leading standards to train and educate leaders/managers
Manage post-implementation support to record and resolve customer reported issues.
Will ensure that new products are introduced and launched effectively and efficiently, using a Health System approach to lead project teams in implementing best practices, systems and processes to improve operational effectiveness
The role will partner closely with cross functional groups on the most important supply chain projects related to footprint changes, product improvements, and overall supply chain strategy
Responsible for managing the end-to-end activities with Strategic Sourcing, Value Analysis, Supply Optimization, Distribution, Logistics & Procurement teams as needed
Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
Weight Carried: Up to 20 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.
NGHS: Opportunities start here.
Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.