GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES The Director of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for the daily operations of all functions and serves as the liaison between the Service Center and the facility. The Director of Supply Chain Operations integrates the department's services with the hospital's primary functions, develops/implements policies and procedures that guide or support service, assesses and improves department performance, and ensures orientation and continuing education of departmental staff. As the leader, this person may recommend resources/space needed by the department and may participate in the selection of outside services. They serve as a key promoter of the Service Center, which strives to meet and exceed the needs of its customers.
SUPERVISES - All Onsite Supply Chain Operations personnel
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Lead and manage all facility Supply Chain activities
Manage the profit and loss of the facility Supply Chain operations
Execute the infrastructure project plan for the facility. This includes the implementation of the
standardization programs for all supply chain functions, SMART cleanup, master file standardization, online requisitioning, and EDI
Facilitate the implementation of market based purchasing projects at the facility
Execute the implementation and operational plan for all of the point of use systems
Coordinate, manage, and evaluate facility Supply Chain personnel
Create a supportive environment for supply chain staff development and the delivery of supply chain solutions
Raise and resolve facility based supply chain issues and improvement opportunities
Coordinate and drive efforts to enable supply improvement initiatives (SII) to succeed within the facility
Facilitate the standardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effective collaboration with Physicians and clinicians
Manage the facility implementation plan, identify and mitigate risks (leverage lessons learned, utilize proactive communication techniques), and monitor resource allocations to ensure successful execution of plan
Execute the Supply Chain Performance Measurement plan at the facility and report these results to the Supply Chain Officer in an accurate and timely manner
Execute a continuous improvement program for supply chain functions
Ensure useful knowledge is captured and promote sharing of information
Recommends sufficient number of qualified/competent staff.
Determines staff qualifications and competence. Develops and maintains accurate initial and annual competency checklists, and initiates completion of initial and annual competency attestation forms.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care of the services delivered.
Attends in-service presentations, and complete mandatory education week including, but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvements, MSDS and OSHA Standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues.
Is authorized to transport and deliver legend drugs, non-prescription drugs, contrast media and drugcontaining devices relative to core competencies of the position.
Perform other duties as assigned
Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Organization - proactively prioritized needs and effectively manages resources
Communication - communicates clearly and concisely
Leadership - guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services
Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
Tactical execution - oversees the development, deployment and direction of complex programs and processes
Policies & Procedures - articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
Financial management - applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget
Project management - assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately
Bachelors degree in Business Management, Healthcare Administration, Finance, or similar is preferred
Minimum of three years hospital management experience required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Some travel may be required. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.
HealthONE - 24 months ago