Join Flagler Hospital of Saint Augustine Florida as our next Director of Supply Chain.
Directs and manages day to day operation of the hospitals’ supply chain and logistics activities and functions in support of all hospital departments and the mission of Flagler Hospital. Designs and implement systems, programs, policies and practices for efficient and effective materials management and all supply and logistics operations. Provides ongoing strategic direction to the Logistic Source Program.
Identifies, develops and delivers innovative supply chain solutions to internal customers. Determines and applies best practices in the areas of forecasting, supply chain management, inventory management, sourcing, procurement, contracting, supply utilization and materials delivery.
Develops and implement strategies which maximize financial advantages and benefits to the hospital and to control supply costs while maintaining patient satisfaction, quality of care and the safety of patients and staff. Collaborates with hospital leadership in financial and clinical areas to achieve and support strategic goals and initiatives, develop realistic budgets and forecasts and practices financial stewardship.
Manages and supports key initiatives and partners with internal constituencies as to supply and materials utilization through committees and both formal and informal venues and communication.
Establish benchmarks and metrics to measure and evaluate effectiveness of departmental performance; supply chain and logistics programs; processes and procedures; fill rates and levels of customer satisfaction and creates mechanisms for continuous improvement.
Partners with vendors for successful contract negotiations and the operation of purchasing and contracting programs; institutes appropriate vendor/supplier access, accountability, service levels and pricing controls.
In conjunction with hospital executives, creates a vision for and manages a multi-year strategic plan to develop and achieve a Supply Chain Center of Excellence which will pioneer and develop new strategies, tactics and ideas in hospital purchasing, supply chain management and logistics.
Creates a supportive environment within the department development which fosters creativity, promotes integration of industry best practices and encourages career development of departmental staff. Assures that the department is appropriately staffed with qualified and competent personnel and continually evaluates personnel competencies and staff performance to reach optimal productivity and results.
Manages the acquisition of capital equipment for the hospital and interacts with administration and department in the negotiation and selection process of such equipment.
Works on special projects and serves on hospital committees as directed by administration. Prepares and forwards timely and appropriate reports to hospital administration and executives.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of hospital policies, procedures and departmental activities.
Performs other job related duties as assigned by Administration.
The above statements reflect the responsibilities considered essential to the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements inherent in the job.
Education/Training: Bachelor’s Degree required. B.S. in Logistics, Purchasing, Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or Masters in related area of study preferred.
Experience: Minimum five years’ experience in a high-level supervisory capacity in Supply Chain, Logistics or Materials Management. Hospital experience and CPM through the Institute of Supply Management or Certified Professional from the Association of Healthcare Resources and Materials Management (AHRMM) preferred.
Skills & Abilities: Excellent computer literacy and project management skills; strong analytical, writing and communication skills; ability to work with limited supervision in a high performance, fast-paced team environment and capable of interfacing with all levels of management, team player with excellent supervisory and management abilities.
Physical Requirements: Must possess the ability to handle difficult situations with emotional stability; ability to communicate well (seeing and hearing). Requires stooping, kneeling, reaching and continuous sitting for long periods of time. Must be able to lift, move cartons and equipment within safety guidelines. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
Internal Number: 481106
About Flagler Hospital - St. Augustine
Our Mission: To Provide the Best Patient Experience with the Best Staff.
Flagler Hospital of St. Augustine is a 335 bed, acute care hospital that has been ranked among the top 5% of all hospitals in the nation for both clinical excellence and patient safety for the past eight consecutive years. The hospital has operated as a not-for-profit healthcare institution in St. Augustine, Florida since its founding in 1889.
Flagler Hospital is the only hospital located in St. Johns County.