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UC Health provides leadership and strategic direction for UC's six health systems, five of which are academic medical centers, and its 20 health professional schools. UC Health's central office supports operational initiatives at individual campuses and development of systemwide initiatives, promoting collaboration among the university's health professional schools and providing oversight on the business and financial activities of the clinical enterprise.
The Chief Procurement Officer is responsible for developing a strategic vision, operational plan, managing operations, as well as stakeholder management and communications for UC Health Procurement. The CPO will lead strategic sourcing initiatives, including aggregating supply and service spend data to drive volume purchasing power and leveraging core competencies in clinical and contracting arenas including: system-wide capital equipment, system-wide service agreements, physician preference items and contract labor, amongst others. Organize a coordinated program with UC medical centers to execute strategic sourcing initiatives and advance the UC Supply Chain to the level of "Best-in-Class," by continually researching and adopting best practices and process improvements from health care and other industries. Promote innovation by incubating and piloting ideas surfaced internally or externally that have high probability of enhancing the operating performance of UC Health's Supply Chain.
This senior leader within UC Health will be responsible for indirect oversight of, and collaboration with, various levels of procurement and supply chain leadership across multiple disciplines and UC locations. While these varying levels of leadership at individual campuses do not have a direct reporting relationship to the CPO, the CPO will be responsible for ensuring that the strategic initiatives being driven locally are being adequately advanced. Should the CPO determine that systemwide initiatives are not being adequately advanced, the CPO is expected to implement corrective action at the local level when necessary.
Reporting to the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) for UC Health, the UC Health Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) will be responsible for managing teams of highly specialized strategic professionals and managers who are subject matter experts in varying spaces including, IT, patient care, patient experience, contracting, procurement and supply chain.