Associate Supply Chain Director in Largo, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary – Individuals selected for the SupplyChain Development Program will completefield training, classroom assignments, and computer modulespreparing them to function competently as a Director orother appropriate roles throughout the Supply Chain Organization. Training will focus on enhancing participants’ management and technical skills. Divisionandhospital based trainingwill ensure participants are knowledgeable in supplychain management. Participants must display competency in specialized aspects of theposition and complete training modules involving the Monthly Operation Review (MOR), budgeting, inventory management, and division assigned projects.
In addition to full time management and operational responsibilities, the Associate Director of Supply Chain participates in extensive developmental activities to prepare them to become a Supply Chain Director or another key management position within Supply Chain.
The general expectation of programlength is 2-3 years.At the conclusion of the program, individuals will be expectedto able to relocate to any hospital that Parallon services.
Supervisor – Division Supply Chain Officer (COO or CEO)
Supervises None
Duties (included but not limitedto):
  • Program participants must “complete and pass” scheduled classroom training. This will include curriculum from the Harvard Leadership Transitions program, the Supply Chain University program, and other programs.
  • Candidates must successfully complete field training assignments, within a hospitaland division setting.
  • During the program, candidates will serve as a supervisor in an assigned facility and as a projectcoordinator for division projects to further enhance their management and technical skills.
  • Candidates must participate in and meet the requirements of quarterly reviews, given by Supply Chain Senior Management and a facility Supply Chain Director to remain in the program.
  • Candidates will review the Supply Chain modeland assess operations performance against the model and make recommendations for change.
  • Candidates are authorized to transport and deliver legend drugs, non-prescription drugs, contrast media and drug containing devices relativeto core competencies of the position.
  • Associate Directors of Supply Chain will:
  • Direct department operations as assigned by the Supply Chain Director
  • Act as a supervisor, training and monitoring staff performance to ensure job responsibilities and Supply Chain initiatives are accomplished.
  • Assist SC,CRM, FRC and department managers in the implementation and development of Supply Chain initiatives.
  • Participate in inventory management and departmental operations. Develop and monitor operational and capitalbudgets, and prepare financial Supply Chain reports, communicating information to facility and division management.
  • Identify trends in operational and financial performance, develop supply cost containment strategies, identify potential contracting opportunities,and involvement with supply revenue and operational improvements.
  • Implement HealthTrust Purchasing Group contracts and monitor Supply Chain compliance according to companypolicies.
  • Adhere to and foster HCA’s Ethics and Compliance program
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources
  • Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
  • Leadership- ability to guide individuals and groups toward desire outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading qualityservices
  • Customer orientation – ability to establish and maintain long-term customer relationships, build trustand respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Tactical execution- overseesthe development, deployment and direction of complex programs and processes
  • Financial management – applies tools andprocesses to successfully manage to budget
  • Project management – assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately
  • ChangeManagement Leadership – continuously seeks (or encourages others to seek) opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing organizational problems and opportunities.
  • Policies & Procedures- articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
  • May require long work hours, shift work and weekends
  • Requires occasional travel for training and educational opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to excel and outperform peers in an entry level position.
  • Viewed by peers as an informal leader.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with Microsoft Word,Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and experienced in databases.
  • Requires occasional travel for training and educational opportunities.
  • May require long work hours and weekends.
  • Conducts self in a professional, competentand ethical manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to present and sellnew ideas and programs.
  • PC skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applicationsand others as required
  • Geographic flexibility is required for program participation and promotion.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain; MBA desired.
  • Prior experience in healthcare, logistics and/or finance preferred but not required.
    Certificate/License - None
    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. Work is performed in a normal office environment. Some travel required.  Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.
    Osha Category The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues(although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids).Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.