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System Director-Supply Chain Operations and Logistics - HS Supply Chain Operations Corporate

Job ID: 22891
Job Category: Supply Chain & Materials Management
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Location: Memphis, TN


The System Director of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for the daily operations of all supply chain functions conducted within the system for all hospital and clinic facilities. Supply chain functions include, but are not limited to, inventory management, vendor relationship management, managing supply expense, all purchasing activity, ERP management, item master management and maintenance and field operational support. The SSCD is directly responsible for supply chain operations in the OR, IR, Cath lab and other areas where applicable. The SSCD is directly responsible for all of the warehouse and fleet operations. The Director of Supply Chain Operations integrates the department's services with the hospitals and clinics primary functions, develops/implements policies and procedures that guide or support services, assesses and improves system supply chain management performance.


Lead and manage all facility (acute and non-acute) Supply Chain operations activities
• Manage the profit and loss of the facility Supply Chain operations
• Execute the infrastructure project plan for the facility. This includes the implementation of the standardization programs for all supply chain functions, item master file standardization, requisitioning, purchasing, receiving, shipping, distribution and EDI
• Manage disaster supplies and processes ensuring facility/facilities are prepared for disasters
• Manages total system supply spend
• Facilitate the implementation of continuous improvement purchasing projects at the facility
• Execute the implementation and operational plan for all of the point of use systems
• Coordinate, manage, and evaluate facility Supply Chain personnel
• 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 to succeed within the facility
• Facilitate the standardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effective collaboration with Physicians, Clinicians and VA team.
• Develop and execute a continuous improvement program for supply chain functions
• Ensure useful knowledge is captured and promote sharing of information
• Recommends sufficient number of qualified/competent staff
• Determines staff qualifications and competence
• Develops and maintains accurate initial and annual competency checklists, and initiates completion of initial and annual competency,
• Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care of the services delivered
• Attends in-service presentations, and complete mandatory education week including, but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvements, MSDS and OSHA Standards
• Demonstrates knowledge of occurrence reporting system and utilizes system to report potential patient safety issues
• Manages off site warehouse, fleet and distribution
• Manages purchasing and receiving activities for contracted support companies

Operational Responsibilities
• Lead and manage all Baptist facility Supply Chain operations activities
• Build and maintain strategic working relationship with the Clinical leadership to assist and consult in all supply concerns
• Collaborates with OR leadership to optimize supply storage, replenishment, and restocking processes
• Build environment of continuous improvement in supply chain processes
• Collaborate with Clinical Director, OR Director and other key stakeholders on Supply Chain OR/Surgical Service initiatives
• Lead and manage Supply Chain Surgical Services Support
• Manages off site Warehouse, Distribution and Fleet
• Manage inventory turns to HC acceptable levels
• Manage and support all ERP operational functions and education of SC team members

Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Logistics or Supply Chain or equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree
• 10 years leadership experience in Health Care Supply Chain Management

Physical Requirements - .

Work requires little or no manual effort. Lifting or performing other work requiring physical exertion (up to 80 pounds) is intermittent (not a routine part of the job) and secondary to the job.

Environmental Conditions -

Work is performed in all weather and environmental conditions

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 19752 - System Director-Supply Chain Operations and Logistics
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Department: HS Supply Chain Operations Corporate
Category: Supply Chain & Materials Management
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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