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Clinical Resource Specialist RN – Surgery | Scripps Health

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Scripps Health is seeking a Clinical Resource Specialist RN - Surgery for their Corporate office in La Jolla.


The Clinical Resource Specialist (CRS) is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to conduct and evaluate evidence based clinical review to implement system wide value through the clinical supply chain and execute utilization improvements. Working collaboratively with physicians, clinical services teams, pharmacy, finance and supply analytics teams, the CRS will identify supply utilization improvements, supply waste and misalignments to improve cost effective clinical care.


The CRS serves as the programmatic and operational coordinator for performance improvement and value analysis processes within the Scripps Enterprise, with the goal of providing high quality, efficient, cost effective and aligned services.


The CRS actively engages physicians and other clinicians in reducing unwanted variation related to clinical practice, products, devices, services and supplies. The CRS drives change using clinical evidence, best practice research and strategic expertise to facilitate supply, device, and equipment standardization.


Additionally, the CRS will work with Scripps executive leadership team to effectively coordinate change management systems that results in the establishment of and adherence to a streamlined method for reducing variation of product/service selection, utilization, quality and costs. Continuously improving processes that support quality patient care, growth and funding our future.


Furthermore, the CRS will work strategically with the clinically integrated supply chain team members, site logistics, procurement, accounts payable, supply chain analytics and others to identify, analyze, determine, and implement best practices and expense management initiatives.


The ideal candidate should have the following qualities, skills and experience:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and facilitation skills, to include the ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts and build teams.

  • Attention to detail and follow-through.

  • Independent and self-motivated.

  • Able to handle multiple, simultaneous projects.

  • Demonstrated creativity and flexibility.

  • Ability to implement change in a positive, sensitive, and forward- thinking manner.

  • Developing goals and objectives and establishing priorities.

  • Inspires confidence, appropriate risk taking and achievement of high standards.

  • Self-starter with a willingness to try new ideas.

  • Positive, can-do attitude coupled with a sense of urgency.

  • Ability to persuade others and develop consensus.

  • Effective communication skills both in written and verbal presentation with a communication style that is open and fosters trust, credibility and understanding.

  • Collaborative and promotes teamwork and the ability to create win/win solutions and relationships.

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position located at our Corporate Office in La Jolla.


Why it's great!

  • Positive, supportive, admired team that is doing real good!

  • Highlight: Scripps never ran out of PPE gear - and they got super creative with that win

  • Almost a year now with a dashboard in place that tracks resource projects, wins, savings so all are on the same page and aware of the wins