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Houston Northwest Medical Center

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Description: THE DIRECTOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN The Director of Supply Chain directs an organization's overall supply chain operations for the facility, including purchasing, inventory and distribution of supplies and equipment. Responsible for the financial performance, including the evaluation of spend to established targets, including contract compliance, budget, forecast etc. Develops strategic plans to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations. Ensures that issues regarding existing and new products are resolved in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Direct product conversion.Essential Job Duties: Accountable for all medical supply\/services spend and resultant financial results with respect to budget\/forecasting\/targets. Accountable for human resource management outcomes and productivity. Accountable for building and maintaining relationships with peer department heads and administrative leadership teams. Directs product conversion efforts. Accountable for meeting Supply Chain measures of success related to spend\/inventory\/HR\/customer satisfaction. Responsible for continuous improvement of material flow, utilization analysis, and supply chain optimization. Charged with continually developing hospital identified savings prospects and exploits known opportunities. Directs capital equipment program\/develops capital budgets\/builds CERs\/ tracks and reports status to administration. Drives organization toward committed contract compliance through direct engagement with physicians and other key stakeholders. Participates in national\/regional contract development efforts and initiatives. Develops leading practice policies and procedures in purchasing, inventory control, receiving and storage, distribution, material processing, and returns. Oversees hospital vendor management program to ensure vendors are credentialed and approved to be onsite. Leads hospital level and market level process improvement initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned. Brookwood Baptist Medical Center today is a 607 bed, full service acute care hospital deeply embedded within the Birmingham Community. Brookwood has prominent oncology, cardiology, mental health and orthopedic programs, and is distinguished for developing its women\u2019s center, Alabama\u2019s first dedicated women\u2019s hospital. Similar to Brookwood\u2019s foundations, the primary focus of the Baptist Health mission began with the spirit to take care of communities through whole healing. Altogether, Brookwood Baptist Health boasts upwards of 1,700 beds, includes 60 primary and specialty care clinics, approximately 1,500 affiliated physicians, and nearly 7,300 employees overall. Through innovative and compassionate patient care, our collective effort will strengthenour mission to empower our communities to live happier, healthier lives. Qualifications: Bachelor\u2019s degree in related field required. Master\u2019s degree preferred.Two (2) years of experience in Purchasing OR graduate internship in supply chain required. Supply Chain leadership position in an acute healthcare platform preferred.Eight (8) years of applicable work experience may substitute for minimum education requirement.Certified Materials and Resources Professional (CMRP), preferredJob: Managers and DirectorsPrimary Location: Birmingham, AlabamaFacility: Brookwood Medical CenterJob Type: Full-timeShift Type: Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant\u2019s or employee\u2019s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information. E-Verify:

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The employees, medical staff, and volunteers at Houston Northwest Medical Center understand the true nature of what is meant by, “it is better to give than to receive.” We know the spirit of giving is one of life’s greatest rewards and we share this gift each and every day without hesitation as we care for the men, women, and children of our community. We have become deeply rooted in the community we serve by providing quality health care, offering numerous educational classes and screenings, and participating in many local events.

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