Full Job Description
Responsible for operational and strategic oversight of assigned facility supply chain including tactical execution of daily operations for Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Inventory control, Courier, Mailroom, Print Shop, and any other functional area that reports directly to supply chain. Leads, directs and budgets the Facility Supply Chain Department. Supports system integration and / standardization of supplies and services, coordinates capital acquisition projects to include a technology assessment process, and collaborates with peers to maximize the collective buying power of MedStar Health.
Bachelors degree in related field. A MBA/MS considered a plus.
10 years direct materials management experience including the operation of all aspects of thematerials management function (budgets, capital acquisitions, information systems and human resourcemanagement); experience with Materials Management Information Systems including order entry, inventorymanagement and distribution.
No special certification, registration or license required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Analytical skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Accountable for all supply chain related activity within assigned facility. Serves as the facility supply chain leader and represents the System Supply Chain at all facility based activities and meetings.
Adheres to high standards of personal and professional conduct.
Assures that system level Clinical Value Analysis decisions are operationalized with implementation activities documented and reported to Hospital leadership according to established procedure. The status of work in process and accomplishments are reported to the VP of System Supply Chain via efficient and timely updates.
Builds, coaches, develops and retains qualified, competent staff based on current and projected workload. Promotes continuous self-improvement of staff for optimal performance and potential advancement. Responsible for hiring, orienting, disciplining and terminating staff.
Contributes to the establishment of pinpointed goals for Supply Chain strategic imperatives. Participates in establishing and tracking performance measures to validate and document goal achievement.
Develops and is accountable for the achievement of departmental goals and objectives. Contributes to the development of departmental policies and procedures to include the monitoring and control of supply chain cost and processes as well as quality and safety standards. Complies with all governmental and accreditation regulations.
Develops and recommends facility supply chain department operating budget and ensures that department operates within budget.
Monitors industry trends and current developments in materials and supply chain management.
Participates and/or leads system-wide, system-office, and/or department teams and projects that contribute to the on-going improvement of such areas as work processes, quality, service and/or mission.
Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Participates in hospital/medical staff committee meetings as required. Attends meetings and serves in professional and civic service organizations as hospital representative and maintains effective working relationships with other departments.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides an environment of teamwork, innovation, personal responsibility and communication with all colleagues and staff through an effective process that utilizes feedback, suggestions, and participation to improve processes. Engenders trust and accountability with colleagues and staff.
Provides strategic thinking and direction in collaboration with colleagues to establish a leading practice supply chain model. Provides the tactical abilities to implement leading supply chain practices.
Responsible for the effective development of professional relationships among all leadership, clinical staff and physicians.
Reviews all capital requests during the budget process for accuracy and compliance pertinent to hospital as well as Medstar Health Inc. established approval processes. Works directly with MedStar Strategic Sourcing Team to help negotiate with vendors to obtain optimal value.
Works directly with facility leadership to monitor supply expense, implement control measures, and track utilization trends to improve overall management and reduce supply expense. Collaborates with facility department leadership to identify sources of supply expense budget variance and implement process improvements.
Multisite responsibility between MedStar Franklin Square Hospital and MedStar Harbor Hospital.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.