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Vice President, Supply Chain in Plano, TX at Community Hospital Corporation

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

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VICE PRESIDENT, SUPPLY CHAIN
Community Hospital Corporation, Plano, TX

Under general supervision, implements and administers a comprehensive supply chain management strategy on a company- wide basis. The primary objective is to ensure that quality based initiatives are implemented in order to gain the greatest value from CHC's supply expenditures and resource utilization.  
Skills and Knowledge 
  • Proficient knowledge of healthcare supply chain best practices including purchasing, inventory management systems, procurement, supplies distribution/operations and contracting, capital equipment and automated systems
  • Proficient knowledge of accounting and information systems, the management of Hospital Materials Management Information Systems (MMIS)
  • Ability to lead a high performing team and achieve results through others
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and staff and respecting all differences.
  • Ability to define realistic, specific goals and objectives and to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to communicate openly, effectively and frequently with multiple audiences
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to produce quality results
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with others
  • Ability to identify and resolve operational and administrative problems
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing and occasionally stressful environment
  • Possess good analytical and negotiating skills
  • Possess proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Possess and utilize a core set of ethical values
  • Possess a high degree of political savvy
  • Possess a strong customer and service to others orientation
  • Possess sound and accurate judgment and timely decision making 

Experience/Education
10-years healthcare materials management experience with at least 5-years supervisory experience. 
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in business or health care administration or other related field required. 

Major Responsibilities 
  • Support the SVP CHC Supply Trust in minimizing overall costs and maximizing the savings and benefits attributable to implementation of the Supply Chain business plan
  • Manages Corporate Supply Chain functions to include PPI contracting, hospital level Materials Management Department operations and procurement practices, inventory distribution and logistics
  • Manage the global supply chain performance metrics to ensure operational performance goals are met
  • Develops product specifications for bid requirements and assist with negotiations of contracts with suppliers for the purchase of capital and non-capital products and services
  • Researches and evaluates products/services and supplier performance in support of existing and/or new contacts
  • Ensures utilization of CHC's national agreements
  • Participates in meetings as a technical resource for purchases and ensures quality products/services are provided
  • Analyzes and recommends operational policies and procedures relative to Supply Chain's technology practices and suppliers
  • Develops and prepares reports and presentations on usage statistics, purchasing trends, marketing data and savings relative to competitive bidding and national agreements
  • Develops and maintains relationships with all levels of Company management to serve as technical resource when needed
  • Performs budgetary research for capital equipment planning and procurement
  • Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a unit work environment that reflects performance improvement and customer service program consistent with the Corporation's Mission Statement
  • Supervises the Corporate Directors of Supply Chain
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned in an efficient, effective and cost conscious manner, complying with all CHC's polices, procedures and regulations 

General Duties
  • The VP also helps to coordinate all Supply Chain activities and acts as SVP CHC Supply Trust in the absence of the SVP
  • Indirectly creates an environment in which needs of facility Material Managers can be met so that they develop and exhibit a high level of productivity and commitment to their Facility and can meet the needs of departmental customers, co-workers and others they encounter during their work
  • Exhibits appropriate quality service behaviors in meeting and/or exceeding the needs of departmental customers, co-workers and others they encounter as representative of CHC
  • Upholds and supports the company's mission, vision, values, goals, and objectives

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