.This position provides leadership, direction and ensures proper execution of operations responsible for sourcing and logistics and financial performance at a specific medical center complex.
.Leads, and manages the medical center's sourcing and logistics services, which usually includes purchasing & contracting services, distribution (internal/external),storage, perioperative services, inventory control systems, linen and laundry, mailroom, transportation and new facilities space and operations planning.
.Develops and implements policies/procedures that support the regional and national purchasing goals to achieve maximum savings and great efficiencies.
.Ensures compliance with established regional and national goals and standards.
.Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in business administration, finance, materials management, economics or related field required.
.Progressive management experience (usually 6-8 years) in a health care setting.
.Previous budget development and management experience (usually 1-3 years).
.Demonstrated competence in operation of inventory control systems and software applications with the ability to develop complex spreadsheets and write effective business communications.
.Substantial experience (7 years) in combination of purchasing, contracting, materials management or other related areas, including previous experience with material management systems and control of an inventory of $5m - $10m.
.Significant experience (5-7 years) of demonstrated ability to analyze problems, make recommendations and implement solutions.
.Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations including Title 22 along with The Joint Commission and CMS requirements.
.Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
.In collaboration with Facilities Services and Environmental Health & Safety, develops and implements an asset management strategy for the medical center complex that is supportive of local customer requirements, financial goals and capital planning efforts and which responds to regional and national sourcing strategies and the Safe Medical Device Act.
.Partners with other departments and medical center leadership to achieve results in a collaborative manner, as related to changing healthcare regulations and legislation, service and other strategic initiatives.
.Ensures products are high quality, cost effective, distributed in a timely basis and achieves a high level of compliance regarding Clientstandards for products and equipment.
.Builds and manages a distribution network that allows products to be delivered to the facilities through an external vendor or internally.
.Provides leadership, education and support to physicians and medical center complex staff to develop their understanding of current materials management practices/products which support operational and financial goals.
.Leads, manages and develops the materials management staff responsible for material products and services.
.Performs typical human resource management activities such as hiring, reward and recognition, performance review, professional development, discipline.
.Establishes and implements standards of performance relative to quality and service, and ensures standards exceed member, medical center and regulatory expectations.
.Promote a team environment and ensures staff is trained, complies with policies/procedures, reduces costs and maintains targeted service and customer satisfaction levels.
.Develops and presents cost reduction recommendations to area management to assist them in meeting their budgets and operational goals.
.Identifies sourcing opportunities for cost reductions, service improvements and product standardization to the national and regional purchasing and logistics teams.
.Assesses future impact of new activities and initiatives.
.Partners with local Finance in identifying medical and non-medical supply cost trends.
.Develops cost saving metrics and leads site product utilization savings efforts to ensure that all goals are met.
.Develops and tracks the material management department budget plans including payroll and non-payroll.
.Accounts for variances in the materials management department budget.
.Ensures compliance with established regional and national product standards including adherence to national policy 15A, Internal Controls for Departmental Purchasing Activities of Health Plans and Hospitals for all purchasing activities to ensure optimal use of national contracts, appropriate use of purchasing channels, utilization of expert advice and internal controls.
.Responds to and resolves diverse and complex materials management issues in a timely manner and establishes steps to prevent reoccurrence of the problem.
.Directs the activities related to maintenance and support of the automated systems to manage all purchasing and receiving activities.
.Clientconducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis.
.At any time, Clientreserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status.
.Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
.Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (client's code of conduct) by maintaining confidentiality, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and client policies and procedures.
.In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the ClientService Quality Credo, the client Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors
.Work Environment: Hospital Operations- Supply Chain
Scope of the project: Looking for an experienced Director of Supply Chain operations in a hospital environment.
Top 3 Skills: Content expertise in Supply Chain- including Materials Management, Linen/Laundry and Mailroom services
Top 5 daily responsibilities: Leads, and manages the service areas sourcing and logistics services, which includes purchasing & contracting services, distribution (internal/external), storage, perioperative services, inventory control systems, linen and laundry, and mailroom.
# of team members: 5 Direct Reports, but oversees roughly 70 frontline staff.
Will they have any direct reports: 5 Direct Reports, but oversees roughly 70 frontline staff.
Top 3 personality traits: Strong project management skills, engages with people, results driven.
Educ reqs: College degree required.
Med Facility Y/N: Y
Travel: Yes (mainly within nearby medical centers)