Catholic Health Initiatives Data Management Specialist in HOUSTON, Texas

Data Management Specialist



St. Luke’s Health is a part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of

the nation’s largest health systems. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CHI

operates in 18 states and comprises more than 90 hospitals, including four

academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 24 critical-access facilities;

community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home

health agencies; and other services that span the inpatient and outpatient

continuum of care. CHI St. Luke’s

Health is dedicated to a mission of enhancing community health

through high-quality, cost-effective care. In partnership with our physicians

and community partners, we are committed to excellence and compassion in caring

for the whole person while creating healthier communities. CHI St. Luke’s

Health is comprised of six hospitals across the Houston metropolitan area.

Performs a full range of system/business process-related activities to

facilitate the effective use and maintenance of supply chain point-of-use

systems and applications (e.g. Lawson, Pyxis) for a given region/facility.

Overarching responsibilities include 1) acting as front line gate keeper of

supply chain applications (e.g., Lawson), performing critical data governance

functions to ensure clean master data; 2) identifying, organizing, and

overseeing projects designed to expand/optimize the use of supply chain

point-of-use systems and applications; 2) analyzing and remediating proper

operational/process issues and database inaccuracies; 3) training

management/staff in proper system use and related business processes; 4) serving

as first-level troubleshooting resource for routine (non-IT technical) system



Minimum Job



Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, business

administration, information systems or related discipline

Minimum years in field

previous to employment: Work experience with supply chain applications (e.g. Lawson or equivalent

application) or three (3) years in computer software operations/support work


Knowledge of concepts, practices, industry standards and equipment relating to

automated computer systems, Lawson, MMIS, and related software sufficient to

perform the duties of the position

Knowledge of effective methodologies for

providing on-the-job training to users, business process analysis and for

troubleshooting process-related issues

Ability to coordinate projects,

synthesize project information, identify critical issues and to prepare

progress/status reports and other project documentation and/or


Knowledge of methods for ensuring/auditing the integrity,

normalization and accuracy of data



  1. Works with purchasing and inventory & logistics functions to ensure

Supply Chain applications and point-of-use systems are maintained and that

changes are made in a timely manner (e.g., to charge master, templates, shopping


  1. Provides training on relevant system ensuring understanding of

importance and uses

  1. Serves as team leader for supply chain point-of-use

system or application (e.g., Lawson) projects, which includes coordinating

workflow and problem-solving

  1. Serves as liaison to CHI Data Management, and

as the division/facility representative for CHI Connect system improvements and

optimization through committee participation as a division super-user


Assists with the new item and contract conversion process to ensure Lawson

numbers have been built correctly into the multiple systems

  1. Organizes,

manages and/or coordinates internal projects designed to expand/optimize the

use/functionality of the automated materials management system (e.g. improving

accuracy, efficiency and productivity; adding customers, requestors, locations,

inventories, accounts and/or approvers, etc.)

Job Supply Chain


Daily Schedule days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0121506