Develops key Supply Chain processes, strategies, and sourcing innovations for inventory management, value analysis, revenue integrity, and procurement. Presenting opportunities for reducing Supply and Expense cost of the hospital system by negotiating and utilizing appropriate contracts. Works directly with Physician and Department leaders to ensure both proper understanding and compliance of contract opportunities. Ensures supply needs throughout the hospital system are met through use of automated systems and report analysis. Develops process improvement plans/projects pertaining to Supply Chain throughout the hospital system.
Healthcare Supply Chain Certification (or obtain within 12 months)
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Light lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 10-20 lbs occasionally and frequent moving of objects of less than 10 lbs is required. Frequent sitting with some walking, standing, squatting, bending and reaching is required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.