Director of Supply Chain Operations in Margate, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TheDirector of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for the daily operations ofall functions and serves as the liaison between the Service Center and thefacility. The Director of Supply Chain Operations integrates the department’sservices with the hospital’s primary functions, develops/implements policiesand procedures that guide or support service, assesses and improves departmentperformance, and ensures orientation and continuing education of departmentalstaff. As the leader, this person may recommend resources/space needed by thedepartment and may participate in the selection of outside services. They serveas a key promoter of the Service Center, which strives to meet and exceed theneeds of its customers.

 Supervisor – DivisionSupply Chain Officer
Supervises– All Onsite SupplyChain Operations personnel

 Duties (included but not limited to):

  • Lead and manageall facility Supply Chain activities
  • Manage the profitand loss of the facility Supply Chain operations
  • Execute theinfrastructure project plan for the facility. This includes the implementationof the standardization programs for all supply chain functions, SMART cleanup,master file standardization, online requisitioning, and EDI
  • Facilitate theimplementation of market based purchasing projects at the facility
  • Execute theimplementation and operational plan for all of the point of use systems
  • Coordinate,manage, and evaluate facility Supply Chain personnel
  • Create asupportive environment for supply chain staff development and the delivery ofsupply chain solutions
  • Raise and resolvefacility based supply chain issues and improvement opportunities
  • Coordinate anddrive efforts to enable supply improvement initiatives (SII) to succeed withinthe facility
  • Facilitate thestandardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effectivecollaboration with Physicians and clinicians
  • Manage thefacility implementation plan, identify and mitigate risks (leverage lessonslearned, utilize proactive communication techniques), and monitor resourceallocations to ensure successful execution of plan
  • Execute theSupply Chain Performance Measurement plan at the facility and report theseresults to the Supply Chain Officer in an accurate and timely manner
  • Execute acontinuous improvement program for supply chain functions
  • Ensure usefulknowledge is captured and promote sharing of information
  • Recommendssufficient number of qualified/competent staff.
  • Determines staffqualifications and competence. Develops and maintains accurate initial andannual competency checklists, and initiates completion of initial and annualcompetency attestation forms.
  • Actively seeksways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care ofthe services delivered.
  • Attendsin-service presentations, and complete mandatory education week including, butnot limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvements, MSDSand OSHA Standards. 

  • Demonstratesknowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to reportpotential patient safety issues.
  • Is authorized totransport and deliver legend drugs, non-prescription drugs, contrast media anddrug-containing devices relative to core competencies of the position.
  • Perform otherduties as assigned
  • Practice andadhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” 

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills &Abilities:

  • Organization –proactively prioritized needs and effectively manages resources
  • Communication –communicates clearly and concisely
  • Leadership – guidesindividuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performancestandards and delivering leading quality services
  • Customerorientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships,building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Tacticalexecution – oversees the development, deployment and direction of complexprograms and processes
  • Policies &Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizationalpolicies, procedures and systems
  • PC skills –demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others asrequired
  • Financialmanagement – applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget
  • Projectmanagement – assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately 


  • Bachelor’s degreein Business Management, Healthcare Administration, Finance, or similar isrequired.


  • Minimum of threeyears hospital management experience required

  • N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKINGCONDITIONS – Requiresprolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-handcoordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard,photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normalrange of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriatereports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work isperformed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact mayinvolve dealing with angry or upset people. Must remain flexible and availableto provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.Some travel may be required.
OSHACATEGORY – Thenormal 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 whoperform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to performor assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in someother way.