A large healthcare system such as Franciscan Health has a lot of buildings, offices and work sites. Each of those needs fixtures, furniture, equipment and supplies and all of those materials needs a director. That’s where the Director of Materials Management steps in. Inventorying, directing and coordinating the delivery of supplies. Representing Franciscan Health with suppliers. Coordinating projects and maintenance. If it touches the building and grounds, our director is overseeing it. Do you have exceptional planning, reporting and management skills? Are you a good team player? Are you thorough and responsible? Let’s talk about our current opening.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
•Ensure adequate medical supplies and inventories are available for the daily operations of the hospital (and other associated healthcare facilities).
•Plan, direct, and coordinate the preparation and monitoring of Materials Management capital and operational departmental budget(s); work with Corporate VP of Supply Chain on Personnel Budget; recommend new and/or alternative plans to enhance efficiency, improve performance, or reduce costs.
•Facilitate interdepartmental communication and understanding with Nursing and all customer departments to identify, enhance, and improve Supply Chain service and customer satisfaction.
•Participate vocally in monthly Hospital Value Analysis Committee (VAC) Meetings composed of representatives from Nursing, Surgery, Cardiology, Imaging, Bio-med, and other service lines as appropriate to review new contracts and product conversion opportunities, supply standardization, and potential reductions in supply utilization due to process changes.
•Provide System Vice President of Material Resources with a monthly report on personal work-related activities and the department’s progress toward meeting supply chain goals.
•Review Kaufman Hall Capital Workbooks for appropriateness and completeness before approving and sending on to Central Purchasing; if deficient, sends back to submitter for additional information.
•Maintain inventories at optimal levels (“Green” score) as defined by the system-wide Materials Management Dashboard; achieves “Green” overall score on the Dashboard.
•Ensure compliance with Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contracts and requirements (i.e., by signing Letters of Commitment, ensuring compliance volumes are met, etc.).
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
•Review and understand supply and equipment contracts and compute financial impact of negotiated changes to contractual terms.
•Excellent presentation and leadership skills.
•Assertiveness/political intuitiveness coupled with demonstrated leadership and high level of diplomacy necessary.
•Strong organization and communication skills.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
•Associates/Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare or Business Administration (or related) required.
•Master’s Degree in Healthcare or Business Administration (or related) preferred.
•Five (5) years in a Hospital Materials Management managerial role required.
•Seven (7) to ten (10) years in a Hospital Materials Management managerial role preferred.
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.
For more th...an 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.