Full-Time Director of Materials Methodist Hospitals, Merrillville & Gary, Indiana
Lucrative Compensation Package for a Highly Experienced Hospital/Health System Director of Materials Management
Do you have the following experience?
Management of a large supply expense in a healthcare setting
Extensive savings initiatives
Strong negotiation skills with proven savings
Management direction of large teams
As a full time, exempt, Director of Materials with PSI Supply Chain Solutions (PSISCS) you will oversee and manage all aspects of the Materials Department for Methodist Hospital Systems. You will have an office and staff at both the Southlake location in Merrillville and the Northlake location in Gary and time is split between locations. This position works primarily Monday-Friday, 8a-5p.
Develop policies and procedures in the areas of procurement, inventory control, receiving and storage, distribution, duplicating and mail transport throughout the hospital.
Provide administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer in the form of reports, budgets, supply utilization analysis and capital expenditure management.
Interface directly with all departments in the hospital regarding materials that have been requested to ascertain specifications and need.
Negotiate and act as the contact person for all purchase agreements with the various distributors for materials that may or may not be addressed by a group purchasing organization.
Review, evaluate and approve all purchase orders.
Coordinate all activities of the Central Services area, except for sterilization procedures.
Solicit proposals from various manufacturers and distributors for all supplies and equipment throughout the hospital, except for pharmaceuticals and dietary products.
Maintain a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Oversight of a total of 22 FTE’s including Buyers, Clerks, and Handlers in the Department.
About the Facility: Methodist is a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare system. Methodist has two full-service campuses just 14 miles apart. Northlake is the urban campus in Gary while Southlake Campus in Merrillville is located near one of the Midwest’s busiest retail areas. Combined campus bed capacity is 625 plus nurseries. Midlake Campus is the outpatient facility in Gary, conveniently located between the Northlake and Southlake campuses. With the latest in technology and outstanding services, this hospital system is the leading healthcare provider in the region.
At least 3 years of recent experience as Materials Management Director in a healthcare environment
At least 3 years of experience in managing staff and building teams
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Proven knowledge of inventory, and purchasing practices associated with the healthcare industry, specifically hospital materials management
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based upon complexity and years of related experience
Internal Number: 7938
About PSI Supply Chain Solutions
PSI Supply Chain Solutions is a service line within Pharmacy Systems Inc and Comprehensive Pharmacy Services. On September 1, 2017, Pharmacy Systems, Inc. joined forces with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services to form the largest hospital services entity of its kind in the nation. The combined company controls close to $2 billion in U.S. drug spend, serves over 700 client facilities, and leverages broad and complementary capabilities to help hospital and health systems improve quality, reduce cost and achieve better patient outcomes . Since our beginning in 1973, Pharmacy Systems, Inc. has stayed true to our focus of developing long-term partnerships with our healthcare clients. As the leader in healthcare management services, our success has been driven by the success of our partnerships, the success of our team members and our ability to improve patient care.