Associate Director of Supply Chain in Miramar, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary – 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 ADSC Program is a two year commitment with individuals expected to apply for open SCD positions when eligible and strongly encouraged to relocate should an opportunity in another division arise. Development – Individuals selected for the Supply Chain Development Program will complete field training, classroom assignments, and computer modules preparing them to function competently as a Director or other appropriate roles throughout the Supply Chain Organization. Training will focus on enhancing participants’
management and technical skills. Division and hospital based training will ensure participants are knowledgeable in supply chain management. Participants must display competency in specialized aspects of the position and complete training modules involving the Monthly Operation Review (MOR), budgeting, inventory management, and division assigned projects.

Supervisor – Division Supply Chain CEO

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • 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 hospital and division setting. 
  • During the program, candidates will serve as a supervisor in an assigned facility and as a project coordinator 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 model and 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 relative to 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 capital budgets, 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 company policies. 
    • Adhere to and foster HCA's Ethics and Compliance program

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Organization ¡V proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources 
  • Communication ¡V communicates clearly and concisely 
  • Leadership- ability to guide individuals and groups toward desire outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services 
  • Customer orientation ¡V ability to establish and maintain long-term customer relationships, build trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations 
  • Tactical execution- oversees the development, deployment and direction of complex programs and processes 
  • Financial management ¡V applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget 
  • Project management ¡V assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately 
  • Change Management Leadership ¡V 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, competent and ethical manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to present and sell new ideas and programs.
  • PC Skills -  demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
  • Geographic flexibility is required for program participation and promotion.

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain; MBA desired.

  • Prior experience in healthcare, logistics and/or finance preferred but not required.