Directs all aspects of the material management program for CHRISTUS Health Central LA. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating a comprehensive material management program. Assures the delivery of cost-effective, high-quality, comprehensive material management services that emphasize and support continuous performance improvement and patient safety. Maintains expertise in the area of material management. Acts as a resource person for the purchase of any supply or service and as an intermediary assuring the necessary flow of information between the hospital and its vendors. Is accountable for the purchase, receipt, and distribution of supply and related services to hospital customers. Responsible for management of the hospital supply chain and exerts significant influence in selection and utilization of product. Ensures that all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, hospital / departmental policies and procedures are followed in all aspects of material management services.
MBA or MS preferred. Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and writing -- the ability to communicate using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications is required.
Three to five years related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a material management preferred. Three years hospital or health care setting material management experience as director or assistant director a plus.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.