Assistant Supply Chain Director - Tulane Medical Center

Tulane Medical Center
New Orleans

Job Description

- Assistant Supply Chain Director - Tulane Medical Center (09752-15059)

Job Description

Assistant Supply Chain Director - Tulane Medical Center
(Job Number: 09752-15059)


Job Summary The Assistant Director of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for the daily operations of all functions assigned by the Supply Chain Director within the facility. It is generally anticipated that the Assistant Director will be assigned all supply chain responsibilities for selected campuses within the facility. The Assistant Director of Supply Chain Operations assists in integrating the departments services with the hospitals primary functions, develops/implements policies and procedures that guide or support service, assesses and improves department performance, and ensures orientation and continuing education of departmental staff as assigned. This person may recommend resources/space needed by the department and may participate in the selection of outside services in conjunction with the Director of Supply Chain Operations. They serve as a key promoter of the Service Center, which strives to meet and exceed the needs of its customers.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

Lead and manage all facility Supply Chain activities

Manage the profit and loss of the facility Supply Chain operations

Execute the infrastructure project plan for the facility. This includes the implementation of the standardization programs for all supply chain functions, SMART cleanup, master file standardization, online requisitioning, and EDI

Facilitate the implementation of market based purchasing projects at the facility

Execute the implementation and operational plan for all of the point of use systems

Coordinate, manage, and evaluate facility Supply Chain personnel

Create a supportive environment for supply chain staff development and the delivery of supply chain solutions

Raise and resolve facility based supply chain issues and improvement opportunities

Coordinate and drive efforts to enable supply improvement initiatives (SII) to succeed within the facility

Facilitate the standardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effective collaboration with Physicians and clinicians

Manage the facility implementation plan, identify and mitigate risks (leverage lessons learned, utilize proactive communication techniques), and monitor resource allocations to ensure successful execution of plan

Execute the Supply Chain Performance Measurement plan at the facility and report these results to the Director of Supply Chain Operations in an accurate and timely manner

Execute a continuous improvement program for supply chain functions

Ensure useful knowledge is captured and promote sharing of information

Recommends sufficient number of qualified/competent staff


Bachelors degree in Business Management, Healthcare Administration, Finance, or similar is required


Minimum of three years hospital management experience required