ANALYTICAL, RESULTS-FOCUSED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL WITH MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE EXPERIENCE DIRECTING ALL SUPPLY CHAIN FUNCTIONS INCLUDING PROCUREMENT, CONTRACTING, DISTRIBUTION, INVENTORY CONTROL, VALUE ANALYSIS, AND EXPENSE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS RESULTING IN OUTSTANDING FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE. RELATIONAL LEADER WITH PROVEN EFFECTIVENESS AT BUILDING CONSENSUS AMONG PHYSICIANS, CLINICIANS, VENDORS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS.
CONSISTENT TRACK RECORD OF REDUCING BOTTOM-LINE OPERATIONAL EXPENSES THROUGH FOCUSED COST REDUCTION STRATEGIES AND STAFFING DECREASES WHILE MAINTAINING EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE. HISTORY OF SUCCESS IN ACHIEVING SIGNIFICANT SUPPLY COST REDUCTIONS WITH TOTAL DOCUMENTED CAREER SAVINGS OF MORE THAN $65 MILLION. SAVINGS FOR 2015 AMOUNTED TO $4.4 MILLION.
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STRENGTHS:
Inventory System Planning
Expense Control and Reduction
Project Management and Coordination
Technology and Information Systems
Team Building and Leadership
Physician and Supplier Relations
Customer and Client Service
CMRP Certification - AHRMM
DirectorOct 2014 to Jan 2017 HALIFAX HEALTH － Daytona Beach, FL
Created new internal consulting role charged with identifying major supply and purchased services cost reduction opportunities across all departments enterprise-wide.
Responsible for developing project plans to achieve identified savings and gain buy in from the appropriate stakeholders to achieve savings while meeting organizational goals of improving quality and outcomes.
Assembled task force of stakeholders to review medical equipment maintenance.
Achieved consensus and entered into a five year contract with Aramark for $6.8 million in guaranteed savings over 5 years.
Brought competitor in to leverage Otis into reducing elevator maintenance costs by $750,000 over 5 years.
Negotiated $220,000 in annual rebates on Synthes trauma products.
Identified generic trauma implants and developed plan for conversion with projected savings of $500,000.
Introduced generic orthopedic implants to reduce costs by $400,000.
Joined regional group purchasing organization with annualized savings of over $1,650,000 in Rx, CRM and med-surg products.
Corporate DirectorOct 2004 to Aug 2014
Responsible for system-wide supply chain management functions for an integrated delivery network consisting of Halifax Health Medical Center (678-bed acute care facility), Halifax Health Port Orange (80-bed acute care facility), Halifax Hospice of Volusia/Flagler and community outreach clinics.
Oversee all procurement, inventory management, value analysis, and non-salary expense management functions.
Efficiently directed multiple departments including Purchasing, Receiving, SPD, Laundry and Linen, Mail Room, and Printing Services.
Maximized functionality of information systems, developed and extracted actionable decision support reports.
Built and fostered mutually beneficial relationships with physicians, clinicians and suppliers.
Documented more than $30 million in savings since 2004 through non-salary expense reduction projects focused primarily on physician preference items.
Successfully implemented 20% staffing reduction in FY 2009 as well as an additional 15% staffing decrease in FY 2010.
Managed procurement process for all building materials, equipment, and furnishings for a 200-million dollar patient tower project with one existing FTE; Delivered project on time and under budget while generating more than $3 million in documented savings.
Implemented perpetual inventory system in Surgical Services to enable inventory decrementing and automatic patient billing and supply documentation.
Planned system architecture and executed MMIS and Surgical Services system conversion to Meditech Client Server (fully integrated with MM, AP, GL, Billing, and Surgical Services modules).
Developed extensive ad hoc reporting capabilities on all facets of supply utilization with major concentration on physician supply cost benchmarking.
Corporate DirectorOct 2000 to Sep 2004
Accountable for all materials management functions for a two hospital system including Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach (764 beds) and Bert Fish Medical Center in New Smyrna Beach (116 beds).
Directed all purchasing and procurement, inventory control, receiving, and cost management functions.
Developed and cultivated mutually beneficial relationships with physicians, nursing staff, and vendors.
Integrated procurement and contract management functions at BFMC resulting in a $1,000,000 annual supply expense reduction.
Developed business plan to create one of the first regional committed contracting organizations (Supply Cost Management Partners) within VHA Southeast - documented savings of over $60 million.
Ranked in the 8th percentile for supply cost as a percentage of net operating revenue (15.6%) based on VHA Action O/I benchmarking reports.
Ranked in the 14th percentile based on supply expense as a percentage of operating cost (17.6%).
Maintained staffing expense below 25th percentile of VHA comparison group.
Materials ManagerHalifax Medical Center － Daytona Beach, FL.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Healthcare ManagementHealthcare Management
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Business AdministrationUNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA － Columbia, SCPsychology Business Administration
Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP) AHRMM
Member, the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM)
Chairperson, VHA National Materials Management Advisory Council
Chairperson, VHA Southeast Materials/OR Manager Group
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