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8 Hour Day Shift
Procurement/Supply & Material Handling

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health is the largest provider of health care services in Kansas. We serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Position Summary:
Prepare cost analysis for standardization and present results at VCH Supply Chain scheduled updates. A key member of the professional staff, who generates, analyzes, interprets and presents financial and statistical reports focused in the arena of Supply Chain opportunities to applicable VCH Supply Chain Team.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
  • Reviews contract opportunity for standardization and established time lines with action plans.
  • Researches cost analysis and prepares reports by utilizing available contracts and collaborating with sales organizations and VCH entities.
  • Presents results of analysis to VCH Supply Chain Members.
  • Coordinates standardization with VCH entities VAC members, purchasing and distribution.
  • Coordinates product conversion with internal Distribution, external Distributors and involved departments for successful transition to new product with elimination/depletion of ‘old’ product. Communicates to all involved departments regarding product changes, ordering information as well as projected savings or cost increases.
  • Understands departmental and Corporate policies and procedures.
  • May perform other duties as assigned

            Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in business or related field from four-year college or university required or obtained within two years of hire date (required education).  Two years experience in medical value analysis, purchasing or sales, preferred. 
Behavioral Skills
  • A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Via Christi Health.
            Technical Skills
  • Must be familiar with computer software, i.e., perform tasks in Excel (spreadsheet software), Access, Word and email.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Maintains professional growth and development through reviewing applicable online news/magazines, seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Occasionally required to carry or lift items weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances.
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk.
  • Frequently required to sit in a stationary position.
  • Occasionally performs activities that require stooping, bending and reaching, squatting, balancing, and trunk twisting throughout the day.
  • Constantly able to communicate verbally and in written form.
  • Frequently able to detect and discern both loud and soft sounds such as phone calls and customer questions.
  • Constantly able to use hands and fingers to type, write, and file.
  • Frequently able to use near vision for viewing computer monitor and written materials.
Working Conditions:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Via Christi Health is an Equal Opportunity (EOE) and Affirmative Action Employer. We support diversity in the workplace. 
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