Division Director of Supply Chain Operations in Kaysville, UT at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Description

Division Director of Operations
Job Summary – The Division Director of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for leading, implementing, measuring, and directing select supply chain operations within multiple facilities and/or Markets within a Division. Also provides operational direction and oversight for warehousing and distribution, assists with the implementation of Corporate directed initiatives as well as other CSC/CDC specific activities assigned by the executive team. Responsible for disaster preparedness for Division and provides leadership guidance regarding supply availability/distribution to all facilities.
Supervisor Supply Chain - Chief Executive Officer
Supervises – May supervise Facility Supply Chain Directors, Manager Supply Chain Operations,
CDC Warehouse Manager
Key Interactions – Corporate Operations, Clinical, Support Services, Contracting Teams; Division Leadership; Facility Executives


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

•         Responsible for ensuring consistent operations of warehouse, transportation and distribution
•         Manage Disaster supplies, processes, insuring facility/facilities are prepared for Disasters
•         Direct, lead, and manage Supply Chain activities for Division facilities
•         Meets regularly with Division and Facility Senior Leadership and provides Division, Facility and Companywide strategy related to the Division Supply Chain
•         Routinely works with Division Clinical Resource Director on clinical initiatives and Division Contracting Director on all contract initiatives
•         Ensure successful implementation and operational efficiencies for all of point of use systems
•         Coordinate, manage, and evaluate direct reports which may include facility Supply Chain directors, Warehouse Managers, Contract/financial Analyst, Administrative Assistant and any other direct reports.
•         Create a supportive environment for supply chain staff development and the delivery of supply chain solutions
•         Raise and resolve facility based supply chain issues and improvement opportunities
•         Coordinate and drive efforts to enable supply improvement initiatives (SII) to succeed within the market/division
•         Facilitate the standardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effective collaboration with physicians and clinicians within market/division
•         Manage the market implementation plan, identify and mitigate risks (leverage lessons learned, utilize proactive communication techniques), and monitor resource allocations to ensure successful execution of plan
•         Execute the infrastructure project plan for the facility.  This includes the implementation of the standardization programs for all supply chain functions, SMART cleanup, master file standardization, online requisitioning, and EDI
•         Actively collaborates with leaders to optimize operations  as related to  contract updates/changes ,  expense, savings and other information
•         Reviews Group Savings Plan to ensure comprehensive capture of relevant savings ideas.
•         Provides support to the monthly Supply Expense variance explanations in the absence of a facility SCD
•         Oversee comprehensive Safety and Security program for warehouse and CDC/CSC
•         Oversee focused action plans in response to Corporate Operational visits(facilities or warehouse), Internal Audit Reviews, or other regulatory reviews
•         Actively engages in leadership development opportunities and programs
•         Ensure useful knowledge is captured and promote sharing of information
•         Authorized to transport and deliver legend drugs, non-prescription drugs, contrast media and drug-containing devices relative to core competencies of the position
•         Perform other duties as assigned
•         Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•         Organization – proactively prioritized needs and effectively manages resources
•         Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
•         Leadership – guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services
•         Customer orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
•         Tactical execution – oversees the development, deployment and direction of complex programs and processes
•         Policies & Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
•         PC skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
•         Financial management – applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget
•         Project management – assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately
•         Analytical skills – ability to comprehend and analyze contracts to determine best decision for Division
This position requires competence in assessment, treatment, and/or care for the age groups indicated. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age for the patients served in his/her assigned service area. The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.
Age Groups: Birth - 1 year (infant), 1 - 11 years (pediatric), 12 - 16 years (preschooler), 17 - 64 years (adult), 65 – Life Span (geriatric)


•         Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Logistics, Supply Chain, or healthcare related focus.


•         Minimum of 3 years hospital management experience required
•         Multi-facility experience preferred
•         N/A

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 reports.  Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally.  May be exposed to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents.  Work is performed in an office, and in the pharmacy and hospital environment.  Work may be stressful at times.  Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people.  Some travel may be required. 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.