Responsible for developing, implementing and sustaining a coordinated Materials management system for multiple hospitals for a key client OR for various clients within a market.
Essential Job Duties:
Makes presentations to the C suites regarding processes to increase efficiencies, inventory turns and value analysis, inventory and internal audit compliance, contract implementation, product evaluations, contract compliance, savings initiatives and achievement, SOX audit controls, etc.
Leads development of a market-wide strategy of policies and procedures in-stock inventory warehousing, purchasing, inventory control, receiving and storage, distribution, material processing, and product returns.
Responsible for identifying key strategic needs and opportunities across multiple hospitals, establish communications and operational business plans to address these needs and pursue the opportunities, while measuring and reporting progress.
Maintains awareness of contract portfolio; drives client compliance to contracts; determines need for custom contracts; interfaces with Supply Chain to assist in determining if volume is significant enough to warrant a national contract; is knowledgeable of the company’s service offerings and communicates opportunities to appropriate individuals within MedAssets.
Responsible for all the activities of the Materials Management departments in a designated area market, or sub-region of hospitals to include supply chain metrics as established by the company and client.
May attend hospital-specific meetings around infection control, value analysis, disaster preparedness, etc.
Ensures employees comply with the company and client/system policies and procedures, and establishes best practices market-wide across the supply chain.
Oversees the hospital's vendor management program to ensure vendors are credentialed and approved to be on site at the hospital, including OIG, stark letter, contract and non-contract verification.
Develops and promotes a customer-focused orientation toward Materials management; promotes a collaborative culture between Materials Management, Nursing, Medical, and ancillary departments.
Manages the acquisition of capital equipment, construction projects and any new services acquisitions across the assigned market, or sub-region of hospitals, by ensuring appropriate approval processes are followed, overseeing service contracts, etc.; manages the use of local contracts, assigns duties to personnel to complete project timelines, and meet deadlines for the assigned market.
Materials management experience within an acute hospital.
7 to 10 plus years purchasing experience, including at least 5 years of management experience.
Bachelor’s degree required, MBA degree preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a professional, multi-disciplinary team as a group leader, facilitator, or participant.
Demonstrates initiative, dependability, and flexibility, to work in a fast paced work environment.
Sound business judgment with a strong understanding of healthcare services, operations, and finance.
Travel: Up to 20%
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to move around the work area; sit; perform manual tasks; operate tools and other office equipment such as computer, computer peripherals and telephones; extend arms; kneel; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
Mental Demands: the employee must be able to follow directions, to get along with others, and handle stress;
Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
MedAssets is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ensures its employment decisions comply with principles embodied in Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Executive Order 11246, Revised Order Number 4, and applicable state regulations.
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