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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Distribution & Central Supply
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 635524
Date Posted: 12/17/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position manages the activities and staff of the Distribution/Central Supply, Receiving, and Mail Room/Courier Services departments, maintaining a high standard of productivity and efficiency. The Manager serves as Supply Chain's primary liaison to department managers and leaders regarding the appropriate provision of supplies, equipment, and services in a timely and cost effective manner. Works closely with department leaders and implements or recommends solutions regarding various supply chain related needs. Provides expertise and knowledge in the development and management of inventory replenishment processes for perpetual and PAR inventories as needed. The incumbent has a shared accountability for collaboration with other Supply Chain Management leaders to accomplish supply chain goals, activities, and projects. This position receives direction and support from the Director of Supply Chain Management, or the designated Supply Chain Management leader (Director or Vice President).

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provide Sound Principles
    • Applies sound operating principles to complex inventory system resulting in improved financial performance and operational support and efficiencies.
  2. Quality Improvement
    • Participates in hospital and department operational and quality improvement initiatives; proactively evaluates supply chain systems and practices and implements changes that increase and enhance their effectiveness.
  3. Supervising and Mentoring Staff
    • Supervises and evaluates work activities of assigned staff to insure achievement of established goals, objectives, and desired outcomes; provides guidance, mentoring and direction as appropriate for ongoing staff development; performs staff performance evaluations.
  4. Support of Hospital Operations
    • Manages daily supply chain operations to ensure optimum support levels to hospital departments while maintaining compliance with all PCH and regulatory requirements.
  5. Department Operations and Budget Performance
    • Develops and manages staff work schedules according to budget, and develops strong employee awareness of the continuing need for cost avoidance measures; achieving established financial targets and operational goals.
  6. Policies and Procedures
    • Formulates and monitors policies that effectively manage supply chain processes (i.e., Receiving policies, on-site and off-site inventory management policies, and equipment delivery system policies).
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associates degree, OR an equivalent combination of education and 3 years of supervisory experience in healthcare supply chain management. Required
2. Bachelors in Business or related field Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Seven (7) years progressive work experience in supply chain logistics, or supply chain inventory management. Required
2. Seven (7) years of progressive work experience in healthcare supply chain in a management role. Preferred
3. Experience with Lawson systems Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. CMRP Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, etc.) Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply