Our client is a state-wide health organisation partnering with Victoria's public health services to procure best-value goods and services. They negotiate contracts on behalf of Victoria's public health services, leveraging hospitals' collective buying power to deliver better value across the sector.
Our client works with health services to increase the efficiency of the health supply chain, enabling them to direct more of their resources to patient care.
As an independant public entity, they establish policies to guide and foster fair and ethical procurement practices and financial accountability, and help health services to understand and meet these requirements.
About the role
The Clinical Data Analyst plays a key role in ensuring the state-wide Common Catalogue is fulfilling the vision to streamline product and pricing data updates from supplier through to health service and improving the ability to identify products which are functionally equivalent and clinically equivalent as well as standardising product descriptions.
The Clinical Data Analyst supports a functional and clinical equivalent initiative, development of a standardised medical device nomenclature and also supports activities to rollout the Common Catalogue solution to Victorian health services.
The Clinical Data Analyst will build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders such as Victorian health service employees (pharmacy, procurement, supply chain and clinical), counterparts in other States and Territories, and with stakeholders including the Australian Digital Health Agency and GS1 Australia.
Key objectives for this role are:
Provide exceptional customer service.
Collaborate in the further development of data standards and implementation.
Execute catalogue administration activities in relation to functional and clinical equivalents.
Assist in the development of medical device nomenclature standardisation in collaboration with other jurisdictions, regulating bodies, organisations and external stakeholders.
Provide expertise and guidance to customers in relation to the catalogue data, system/s and processes.
Support the rollout of the Common Catalogue to health services.
What you will bring to the team
Knowledge of consumables/equipment typically used in hospitals and health services, their use and application is essential.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office especially Excel (particularly VBA and macro development) essential.
Experience in customer and supplier management at an operational level essential.
Experience in purchasing or cataloguing consumables/equipment typically used in health services.
Experience using strong analytical skills and clinical knowledge to determine most suitable products to be purchased and utilised within a clinical setting.
Strong business process, data analysis and reporting skills. Proficiency with building reporting dashboards in Qlik Sense / Qlik View (or similar product).
Project experience including systems implementations involving testing and issue management experience in a health service or related environment
Relevant tertiary or post-graduate qualifications, preferably encompassing a clinical degree, Health Science/Health Information Management or STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths)