$200K — $250K *
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is searching for a Director of Supply Chain for our Plainsboro location.
The Director of Supply Chain is responsible for managing, vetting and distributing supplies and equipment throughout Penn Medicine Princeton Health (PMPH); coordinating supply chain initiatives with the leadership of PMPH entities and Corporate Supply Chain; managing a team of Buyers, Receiving, Mail Room, Store Room and Materials Management Analysts at PMPH; developing and implementing policies and procedures for supply chain at PMPH.
1. Manages PMPH’s inventories, distribution, receiving, par levels, rotation and supply orders. Directs the leadership of the department in maintaining control over inventories and establishing policies and procedures that provide for the replacement, par levels and rotation of inventory. Works closely with client base to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations.
2. Participates as needed during negotiations between PMPH’s vendor base on all procurement contracts which are typically led by Penn Medicine’s Corporate Purchasing department. Reviews pricing agreements and provides recommendations to Penn Medicine’s Purchasing Department.
3. Makes and implements recommendations designed to reduce cost, update systems and provide clinically approved goods, materials and services. Keeps informed of all new developments relative to available resources.
4. Manages vendor behavior including any disciplinary actions.
5. Tracks changes in the healthcare business and potential impact on the supply chain, e.g. mergers and acquisitions amongst the vendors; supply shortages; best practices; FDA issues and guidance, etc.
6. Establishes and implements short and long term organizational strategy, goals, objectives, policies, and operational procedures; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness and client satisfaction; effects change required for improvement.
7. Manages the PMPH Value Analysis and New Technology Committee to optimize the appropriate acquisition of supplies, equipment and services. Participates in the Penn Medicine Corporate Value Analysis process.
8. Reviews financial performance with physicians and department leadership and the impact of their requests. Performs look backs on prior approvals and impact of requests – financial, behavioral, etc.
9. Reviews and coordinates contract compliance, change orders, problem resolution in conformance with contract Law. Consults with legal counsel as required.
10. Directs the operations of Materials Services, Receiving and Mail Room. Designs, establishes and maintains a departmental organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives. Recruits, trains, mentors, manages and evaluates staff in accordance with department objectives. Educates staff on the business aspect of health care.
11. Prepares monthly reports concerning expense variance, capital acquisition and related Materials Management activities and supervised departments.
12. Regularly audits the material needs of the PMPH departments and develops policies and procedures, which provide for the effective and efficient distribution of needed equipment, services and supplies.
13. Works directly with Finance in the preparation of departmental expense and PMPH capital budgets. Assist management in the preparation of capital requests to determine pricing.
14. Establishes and enforces policies and procedures for the disposal of surplus equipment and supplies.
15. Supports and participates in efforts of group purchasing and shared services within the Penn Medicine System and other hospital and health related facilities.
16. Responsible for submitting supplies to be assigned Lawson numbers and assigning appropriate GL codes, and activation for Optime, Radiant, or Cupid.
17. Investigates recalls and manages appropriate removal of affected supplies/ equipment in conjunction with vendors and end users at PMPH.
18. Ensures that the physical facilities and supply storage are in compliance with regulatory agencies.
19. Is a member of state or national Health Care Supply Chain Management Association.
20. Undertakes various other staff assignments and duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Master’s Degree preferred
Minimum of eight years’ progressive experience to a similar level of accountability in Supply Chain Management in a health care environment required.
Valid through: 9/24/2020