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Product Utilization Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 1211119
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

Drives physician and clinician engagement through relationship building, analytical, and educational efforts to achieve maximum value to the organization specifically throught presentations, promotions, and utilization of preferred medical products, both at the HSO level and across the BJC system. Provides strategic, operational, and tactical support to HSO executives, physicians, surgeons, clinicians, and operational leaders for identifying, evaluating, and executing supply opportunities to support the SupplyPlus mission of superior outcomes with better value, in a transparent and collaborative manner.


  • Develop, maintain and grow effective relationships with physicians and clinicians within the HSO to engage in the identification, evaluation, pilot and execution processes for ensuring clinical efficacy of product being evaluated while maintaining or reducing total supply costs.
  • Engage physicians before, during and after a Clinical Expert Council forum to drive active participation, address analytic questions, provide 'trade off' opportunities, and assist with quantifying savings of utilization changes in physician practice.
  • Integrate into existing leadership forums to support and drive the cultural change necessary to achieve supply savings while maintaining superior outcomes
  • Ability to apply and implement expertise and advance knowledge in building total solutions by analyzing surgeon utilization patterns to identify new savings opportunities to decrease surgical case cost and quantify achieved savings
  • Develop long term strategies for managing vendors locally as it pertains to introduction of new products, pilot opportunities and education, and compliance with vendor policies

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/Healthcare related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer