Catholic Health Initiatives Data Management Specialist - Purchasing (Days) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Data Management Specialist - Purchasing (Days) Full Time


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center - A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.


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 re-mediating 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 issues.



Education and Licensure Required:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems or related discipline

Minimum Experience:

Work experience with supply chain applications (e.g. Lawson or equivalent application) or three (3) years in computer software operations/support work experience.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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 records.

  • Knowledge of methods for ensuring/auditing the integrity, normalization and accuracy of data.

Job Professional Non-Clinical


Daily Schedule FT

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0146865

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.