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Senior Director of Value Analysis

Requisition #: 188504
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: June 21, 2019

Thank you for your interest in Johns Hopkins Health System Supply Chain. Supply Chain is embarking on an exciting journey to become a leader in the industry. We have re-set our vision in order to provide even better care for our patients and are looking to hire the best people to enable this. We want to challenge you to think boldly, strategically and to not be constrained by the way things have always been done. Please join us on our journey to building the supply chain of the future.

Position Summary:

Reports to the Chief of Supply Chain. Responsible for the end to end Johns Hopkins Health System Value Analysis process. As such the Sr. Director of Value Analysis is responsible for leading a sophisticated portfolio of value analysis and clinical and non-clinical improvement initiatives within the JHHS member organizations. This includes, but is not limited to, product review, evaluation, selection, and implementation as well as clinical value and utilization analysis, evidence-based medicine and cost containment. It can also include establishing an approach for managing new product request queues and identifying clinically viable substitutions for discontinued products. In addition, this position provides the leadership and training necessary to achieve desired changes. The Senior Director for Value Analysis will lead a centralized team of Value Analysis Leads. The overall aim of the role is to support the optimization of patient care and to enhance patient safety and satisfaction, physician satisfaction and supply chain performance.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Master’s degree in business, supply chain or a health care-related field preferred.

Knowledge: Requires excellent knowledge of products used in the clinical setting as well as purchased services, facilities, support services and capital functions. Comprehensive knowledge of product optimization for financial, operational and quality improvement. Deep knowledge of analytical concepts and strong change management knowledge. Knowledge of contemporary health care environment, standard clinical and operating procedures including clinical, economic and policy trends. Knowledge of supply chain in a healthcare setting is required; and ERP Supply Chain applications is preferred but not required.


  • Function and system-level leadership, oversight and management
  • Dynamic, adaptable and quick learner
  • Ability to lead a team of centralized value analysis leads, achieving key JHHS strategic goals and objectives within budget constraints
  • Proven track record of overseeing the identification and implementation of financial, operational and/or quality improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in overseeing analysis and interpretation of complex data sets, including cost-benefit analysis and financial feasibility studies to develop value analysis strategies, priorities, and plans
  • Demonstrated experience in change management, quality management, process analysis, data analysis, problem solving, and team building
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with leaders across JHHS member organizations, and ability to work in a team environment with diverse groups of both clinical and non-clinical staff, including purchased services, facilities, support services and capital functions
  • Ability to effectively present information to management, executive leadership, physician groups and other stakeholders
  • Analytical, problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to design, implement and influence change
  • Work concurrently on multiple projects with several (multi-disciplinary) teams

Required Licensure Certification: Registered nurse licensure in the state of Maryland or compact state licensure.

Work Experience: At least five years of clinical experience in an acute care hospital environment and, in addition, at least 5 years of identifying and implementing financial, operational and quality improvement initiatives. Strong record of achieving desired outcomes (financial, operational and quality improvement) through value analysis. Knowledge of health system purchasing and contracting preferred but not required. Knowledge of purchased services, facilities, support services and capital functions preferred but not required.

Machines, Tools and Equipment:

  • ERP Supply Chain Applications
  • Advanced Microsoft Office
  • General office machines
  • Various patient care equipment


Budget Responsibility: Projects anticipated volumes and demand for materials management supply resources; conducts cost analysis, collaborates with departmental staff to develop program plans; responsible for making recommendations and product decisions that have substantial budget and quality impact.

Authority/Decision Making Level: Serves as a consultant/liaison for product related issues. Makes recommendations and decisions regarding standardization and selection of products; prioritizes and organizes work to meet changing priorities as needed.

Supervisory Responsibility: Responsible for value analysis leads. Responsibilities include hiring staff, monitoring staff performance to expectation and promoting a positive and collegial work environment to enable innovative service improvements.

Problem Solving:

Requires critical thinking skills to evaluate cost and benefit, and to recommend selection and strategy decisions for financial, operational and quality improvement initiatives.

Information Management:

  • Familiar with systems management
  • Must be able to analyze and interpret data pertaining to product utilization, quality and performance to craft actionable recommendations
  • Must be able to interpret contract language

  • Working Conditions:

    Most work will be in a normal office environment. Local travel may be required.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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