Clinical Resource Manager

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Supply & Service Resource Management
Hours / Pay Period
Corporate Service Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour


Two legacies of caring. 
One ministry of change. 

CommonSpirit was created by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health as a single ministry in early 2019.  More than 150,000 physicians, nurses, caregivers, and other staff are employed by CommonSpirit  Our hospitals and care centers cover 21 states.  CommonSpirit has the size and ability to scale best-in-class clinical service lines; recruit and retain top talent; standardize operations to improve quality and reduce the cost of care; and advocate more effectively for all people, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. For more information, please visit our website at You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Job Summary: 

National supply chain contracts must be implemented at the local level. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating identified critical high volume supplies used within the critical supply areas. The critical supply areas include, but not limited to the OR, Cath Lab, GI Lab, and Radiology and general supplies house wide as indicated.


Core Duties: 

  • Works collaboratively with clinical and non-clinical stakeholders on local and system-wide savings implementations to ensure achievement of hospital and CHI National  goals
  • Acts as a liaison  between end users and the national supply chain leadership
  • Communicates national savings initiatives to local clinicians
  • Responsible for procurement of new products and technologies that are based within contracting
  • Coordinates trial and evaluation projects for national initiatives and new product requests
  • Collaborates with physicians and clinicians and all department leaders as necessary
  • Monitors the vendor credentialing system for functionality, and serves as administrator to add policy, and restrict access if necessary
  • Creatively suggests new savings opportunities for local facilities
  • Participates in the local standing clinical meetings for optimum communication opportunity
  • Responsible for contract exception requests and directing individuals as appropriate.

Core Expectations: 

  • Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
  • Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve
  • Working together as a team to achieve our goals
  • Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
  • Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
  • Using our resources wisely
  • Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of our organization.


Core Behaviors: 

  • Integrity & Character – exhibits high standards of personal conduct by engaging in ethical decision-making, honoring commitments, communicating openly/honestly, and living our values.
  • Spirituality – gives evidence that she/he finds a higher meaning in work and demonstrates caring for others in body, mind, and spirit
  • Performance – creates a clear line of sight between strategic priorities and individual goals, monitors progress, provides accurate and timely feedback, and recognizes contributions.
  • Communications – communicates clarity of purpose and direction in a manner that energizes, and fosters commitment; provides ongoing encouragement as well as information vital to success
  • Collaboration & Teamwork – seeks out and values diversity in people and perspectives; manages conflict in a manner that improves results and relationships; acts in the best interest of all of our organization's stakeholders
  • Caring & Service – Consistently treats others with respect; holds team accountable to high service standards; appropriately involves others in decisions impacting them
  • Learning & Growth  - Regularly invests time in developing, and coaching others; energizes team innovate, to continuously improve processes, and share knowledge across the organization
  • Future Focus – Actively seeks opportunity for growth consistent with the organization's Mission, Vision, Values
  • Change Leadership – Gains a willing commitment to change, and assists others in coping with ongoing pace of change
  • Achieving Results – Holds self and team members accountable for people, performance, quality and growth outcomes
  • Initiative:  Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives, goes beyond what is required, seeks to resolve problems without being asked.


Minimum Qualifications: 


  • A Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in nursing from a four year college or university is required; master’s in business or nursing preferred
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical leadership experience is required, preferably with some surgical experience, OR
  • If no degree, minimum of 5 years of related leadership experience OR;
  • Master’s degree in business or nursing preferred.
  • Experience presenting information and responding to questions required
  • Intermediate user of Word, Excel and Powerpoint required.
  • Experience with supply chain processes and inventory control procedures preferred

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Able to function independently and prepare accountability statements monthly
  • Creatively make improvements to processes based on experience
  • Demonstrates the Core values of Catholic Health Initiatives
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements.
  • Language Ability:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication using original or innovative techniques or styles. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to senior management.
  • Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  
  • Computer Skills: Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Outlook and Excel.   Must also be able to use vendor-based Internet software and have previous experience with databases.


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