FSCM Analyst III

IT Services 
Full Time - 40 Hours
Day Shift 
8a - 5p, Mon-Fri

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

The primary focus of the FSCM Analyst position is to provide process improvement and data analysis support to the Materials Management team and other key Supply Chain stakeholders within LMC. Support and maintain Financial and Supply Chain Management (FSCM) systems to maximize effectiveness of Financial and Supply Chain business operations by working collaboratively with Accounting, Material Management, related business areas and the IT team. This position assists operation subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement and efficiency opportunities. The FSCM Analyst also coordinates FSCM software implementations, upgrades, patches, testing and other projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 8 Years of Experience in a Combination of Related Business Services Area and FSCM Experience (To include 5 Years of Experience using Oracle/PeopleSoft or related Business Software in a Medium to Large Organization Required and 2 Years of Business Area Experience Working, Building, Testing, and Designing Related Business Systems)
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): In lieu of 8 Years of Experience, will consider either of the following combinations:
Associates Degree in Computer Science, Management Science, Business Administration, Accounting, or Supply Chain with 7 years of experience in related business systems area;
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Science, Business Administration, Accounting, or Supply Chain with 5 year experience in related business system area (Finance, Accounting, Material Management, or Inventory Management).
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Advanced Excel and/or report writing skills;
Proficiency using Oracle/PeopleSoft or related business software;
Strong Query/SQL skills and other database query and reporting tools;
Previous project management experience involving implementing new functionality and upgrade;
Strong understanding of Financial or Supply Chain processes and data to ensure optimal use of system functionality;
Strong understanding of Oracle/PeopleSoft FSCM or related system design, features, functions, processes and data structure including proven experience with system implementations and upgrades.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with planning and implementation of version and service release upgrades. Project Management in implementation and upgrade testing; may lead and direct work activities of others.
  • Serves as project manager for FSCM.
  • Serves as project champion to promote the integration of technology into Financial and Supply Chain operation.
  • Configure/enhance system functionality to meet business requirements.
  • Develops/updates requirements conforming to an established internal or vendor recommended standard.
  • Develops documentation to support system implementations, program modifications and customizations including development of manuals, in-house diagrams and process flow charts according to department standards.
  • Identify and resolve reported system issues in timely manner, providing in-service training as required.
  • Recommend process/customer service improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy.
  • Utilizes in-depth understanding and knowledge of workflows, policies, and procedures, business processes, regulatory requirements and best practices to:
    • Analyze existing practices by facilitating communication, cooperation and information from key users, ensuring regulatory compliance and consistent practices throughout the organization.
    • Analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
    • Resolve problems and recommends solutions through research, inquiry and data analysis maintaining logs and tracking of issues.
    • Design, redesign and analyze processes and apply knowledge to build software application.
    • Contribute to the preparation of testing scripts and participates in testing for implementation, upgrades, and fixes. Performs unit, system and integrated testing tasks.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities to enhance profitability and develop improvement strategies.
  • Provide financial support including trending analysis and benchmark comparisons to the Cost Containment, Value Analysis, and Surgical and Procedural Sites Committees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop strong working relationships with clinical leaders in the hospital and throughout the physician network.
  • Serve as a key liaison with third parties and other stakeholders (e.g. Clinical operation, IS, Department Managers, Vendors). Conduct financial planning and forecasting.
  • Develop and execute cost controls.
  • Develop user procedures, guidelines and documentation.
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs. Provided ad hoc reports from key systems as requested. Help maintain data integrity through use of systems audits, running queries and analyzing data. Identifies reports and develops report specifications for report writers to meet the needs of the application user.
  • Maintain awareness of current trends in FSCM with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applying key technologies.
  • Create, organize, prioritize and manage system maintenance and enhancement requests; participate in issue identification, tracking and resolution.
  • Periodically audits FSCM data to ensure conformance with hospital policies and interdepartmental performance standards.
  • Analyze Accounting and Supply Chain processes, make recommendations for improvements and assist in evaluation and selection of new software solutions to maintain and enhance business operations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned and other duties as may be assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, e.g., fire, disaster.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina