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UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
UW Medicine Supply Chain Management team has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, PRODUCT MANAGER.
Conduct system inventory data management, analysis, and reporting.
Accountable for centralized system level supply planning and forecasting.
Ensure the dissemination of accurate Supply Chain data by producing clear, concise and appropriate reports.
Demonstrate initiative and good judgment in developing, organizing, analyzing, and executing reports and analysis.
Ensure quality of data management and reporting at the site specific entities
Work in conjunction with stakeholders, teams, internal and external to UW Medicine, to ensure thorough and accurate analysis.
Process, Quality, and Service Improvement
Accountable for the management of standardized inventory control processes, programs, and policies across the SC system
Promote the ongoing strategic vision and goals of UW Medicine Supply Chain at the facility level with the purpose of consistent implementation.
Utilize standardized system wide dashboard analytics to measure inventory levels, ensure proper inventory controls and other supply chain operations key measures of performance to ensure they are measured, monitored and goals are met.
Work with onsite SC leadership and System Inventory Control Manager, to implement system wide standardized inventory control programs and strategy to provide appropriate financial controls and management.
Accountable for implementation of projects and process improvements.
Facilitate system level vendor engagement and coordination.
Optimize use of Materials Management Information System and other Supply Chain automation tools to eliminate unnecessary work, simplify necessary work and automate centralized work.
Implement and monitor workflows with a focus on continual process improvement using Lean methodologies.
Supervise the progress of external dependencies and escalate as appropriate.
Demonstrate the ability to work in a high-volume environment where great emphasis is placed on customer service and creative problem-solving skills.
Coordinate system and entity specific resources and teams to facilitate operational process changes and process compliance.
Coordinate supply operations at the facility level in coordination with site leadership.
Provide leadership to support planning and coordination of system and entity specific business process initiatives.
Provide feedback to Supply Chain leadership on team members' performance for inclusion in developmental coaching and personnel evaluations.
Project Management and Leadership
Provide data and analysis support for project initiatives
Assist with the facilitation of Supply Chain Materials & Logistics projects progress, processes, risks, issues, and identify appropriate corrective measures based on accumulated input from team members and stakeholders. Escalate issues in an objective and actionable way.
Demonstrate the ability to take a facilitative part in interpreting and applying resolution techniques within a team assignment; manage diversity in the workplace; demonstrate effective communication and active listening skills, consensus-building, and problem resolution practices in order to achieve team goals.
Communicate project status, accomplishments, key issues, and risks to project leadership on an established project update frequency, identifying issues requiring resolution at the leadership level.
Assist in development of standard Post-Implementation Review Report to include project metrics and lessons learned.
Other duties as assigned related to process improvement, data management, and operational efficiency for UW Medicine Supply Chain Materials & Logistics.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field.
Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Supply Chain and/or project planning. Healthcare experience is preferred.
Expertise may be substituted for the above degree requirements.
Skill set includes background and experience and understanding of operational flow, consensus building, and process improvement.
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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