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Acute Care Value Analysis Coordinator

Material Management 
Full Time 
AM Shift 

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

** Acute care clinical experience preferred**

The Value Analysis Coordinator will assist the Materials Management Department by providing spreadsheet analysis related to items, contracts and opportunities identified at Lexington Medical Center for review by the department(s) and or committee(s). The Value Analysis Coordinator must be able to retrieve data from the MMIS system PeopleSoft, access contract information from GPO websites and local agreements from vendors to provide data analysis for Lexington Medical Center to assist in decisions to help reduce drug and supply expenses, aid in product standardization and provide the highest quality products for patient care. The Value Analysis Coordinator will lead and or participate in meetings and committees as needed providing information to all levels of the Materials Management Department as directed by the Purchasing Manager and Director of Materials Management. The Value Analysis Coordinator will need to demonstrate and provide documentation of cost saving through initiatives they have worked on to complete annually.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 4 Years of previous experience in an acute care hospital Materials Management Department;
2 Years in providing Value Analysis functions, contract analysis, and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of an integrated supply chain operation and the discussions need to promote product changes.
Substitutable Education & Experience: 4 Years of previous experience in an acute care hospital Materials Management Department can be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Nursing
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Knowledge of healthcare and the supplies related to its operation;
Strong computer skills and in-depth knowledge including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Essential Functions

  • Access data from MMIS systems, GPO websites, and vendor contracts to provide accurate information for analysis.
  • Evaluate purchase history and cost variances to understand changes in usage history or technology to explain variances in departmental supply expenses.
  • Utilizes data to develop analysis to provide guidance on contract negotiations and or utilize group-purchasing agreements.
  • Interface with Physician Advisory Committee and key medical staff members providing expense and revenue information for high volume and/or high expense procedures.
  • Communicates within the health district and vendor community in a timely and professional manner exhibiting the values of the health district in all they do.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in interfacing with multi-disciplinary teams developing contracts for physician preference items.
  • Meets with sales representatives to acquire information and or product knowledge to aid in analysis for Materials Management.
  • Analysis of PeopleSoft and other information systems to track data and expense used for savings opportunities.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing the multi-disciplinary Value Analysis Team (VAT). S/he will be responsible for cost reductions and will track and record such savings.
  • Utilizes technical expertise to strengthen the knowledge and skills of related team members.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

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