Manager, Materials Management is responsible to Plan, Organize and Direct all hospital-wide activities for Receiving, Central Supply – Inventory Management and Distribution, Mailroom, Equipment and Bed-Rentals, Courier Services and Operating Room Inventory Management. Plans, implements and manages policies and procedures to optimize inventory control and reduce waste. Develops and implements standard operating procedures for inventory controls to include assessment of the amount of stock on-hand, cycle counts, stocking replenishment process, proper location and labels with product numbers. Provides organizational leadership and works closely with department staff and managers of other departments to guide technical and operational direction, customer service, planning and coordination of all material services. Responsible for staff recruitment, retention, development, training and discipline. Directly accountable for adherence to Central Supply and Mail Room operational budgets. This position is part of integrated system-wide supply chain team and supports the execution of strategies including Procure to Pay (P2P ) optimization, Supply Cost saving implementation, automated point of care inventory management, Logistics and Distribution.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Briefly describe the major responsibilities and functions of this position.
Responsible for and oversees the Hospital supply chain functions with responsibilities for managing and controlling all inventory locations , automation, customer service, utilization, standardization, material systems and financial controls. Provides oversight and direction for the Inventory, Receiving, Par- Level Management process. Management of the Central Supply team, ensuring day to day operations are cost effective, with patient and employee safety as a priority.
Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal skills and manages the effective materials support to all hospital operating departments.
Facilitate Supply Chain adds, changes, and deletions, for supplies throughout the hospital, that have been approved by appropriate Value Analysis Teams.
Manage a visibility board which includes Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including fill rates, Stock outs Backorders, Receiving Exceptions and others to support continuous improvement.
Model and promote customer service including timely delivery of receipts and upkeep of par levels at point of care Cart locations.
Create a cordial work environment which encourages staff participation and job satisfaction.
Interviews, hires, counsels, and disciplines as required
Ensures all patient care and departmental standards met regulatory requirements on a continual basis.