JOB SUMMARY: Director of Supply Chain Management (SCM) provides leadership for materials management; implements, monitors and assures an integrated and coordinated supply chain management program based on the operational needs of the assigned pavilion within the Harris Health System. Plans, directs, organizes and coordinates purchasing, inventory management and supply distribution. Has responsibility for oversight of the SCM department to include: financial, operational, and strategic management. Develops and implements cost of service and uses reduction strategies related to technology assessment, planning and management activities for the Harris Health System; provides direct oversight of supply management and guidance to the entire pavilion. Responsible for planning, staffing, and effective and efficient utilization of System resources to better serve the patient satisfaction of services rendered.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: BA/BS Business Administration with emphasis on Supply Chain Management or related fields required. Master's degree preferred. CMRP or CSCP certification highly preferred.
Work Experience (Years and Area): Seven (7) years' experience in Supply Chain Management, with at least four (4) years' experience in the acute healthcare sector.
Management Experience (Years and Area):Five (5) years' management or supervisory experience in Supply Chain, Healthcare or Business Management
Equipment Operated: Personal computer, calculator, fax, copier
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact); Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking); Writing /Composing: Reports
Other Skills: Analytical; Mathematics; P.C.; Word Proc
Work Schedule: Flexible
Internal Number: 144192
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.