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Director Periop Supply Chain

Job ID: 29471
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Director of Periop Supply Chain for the Perioperative diviso has two major responsibilities: supply chain management, including sterile processing and subsequent finance responsibilities related to this area: charge master ownership, surgeon's preference lists, and management/analysis of costs of supplies. Will devise the strategy for the supply chain functions and direct the implementation of the processes of supply, implant, and human tissue management and Joint Commission reconciliation, ordering, receiving and replenishment, and management of the instrument inventories and instrument tracking system.

1. Materials Management-Responsible for inventory (supplies and instruments) management (owned and consigned). Oversees the surgical Value Analysis Committee and works toward standardization and reducing duplication and redundancy. Collaborates with HCS supply chain teams to maximize throughput and efficiency and optimize storage and delivery solutions. Manages the consignment and owned physical inventories. Oversees the Periop Value Analysis committee. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the supply chain functions and inventory for surgery, including capital and non-salary budgeting, department operations review (DOR) preparedness, and monthly performance metrics. The position supports the patient charge capture process- including bar coding scanning for all implants and human tissue, some charge entry, and full reconciliation of patient surgery charges for the Division. Maintains the Division's supply charge rules and directs surgeon's preference list database management. The director represents the Perioperative Division in hospital and system wide initiatives related to supply chain and non-labor costs. The position also provides oversight (non-clinical) of the sterile processing area (in conjunction with the department manager), including tray components, instrument/equipment procurement and stock, and maintains the Censitrak instrument tracking system, its functionality, outcomes and efficiency.
2. Leading People- Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Encourages workforce engagement by building a commitment to excellence and by promoting the organization's vision internally and externally. Delegates’ responsibility clarifies expectations and holds others accountable for achieving results related to their area of responsibility. Leads in a deliberate and predictable way and operates with transparency. Treats sensitive or confidential information appropriately. Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods. Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.
3. Leading Change- Acts as a catalyst for organizational change. Influences others to translate vision into action. Brings about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Establishes an organizational vision and implements it in a continuously changing environment. Is open to change and new information and rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. Deals effectively with pressure and remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Recovers quickly from setbacks. Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks. Takes a long-term view and builds a shared vision with others.
4. Results Driven- Exceeds organizational goals and customer expectations. Makes decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Delivers high-quality services and is committed to continuous improvement. Fosters a culture of safe and compassionate patient care. Makes well-informed, timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unfavorable results. Positions the organization for success by identifying new opportunities and builds the organization by developing and improving services. Leads the budgeting process. Uses cost-benefit thinking to set priorities, monitors expenditures in support of programs and policies, and identifies cost-effective approaches.
5. Financial Analysis- Responsible for overall departmental financial efficiency related to supply chain, minimizing on hand quantities, optimizing just in time, and reducing touches and handling. Includes budget management for instruments and non-salary consumables. Consistently analyzes procurement process, including internal and external acquisition, contributes to contract management and negotiation, evaluates purchase versus lease/rental options, and prepares trending information by service line and departments/sites to assist in broad budget planning and patient and physician support.
6. Compliance- Responsible for compliance analysis. Maintains a comprehensive system of audit and internal controls concerning charge reconciliation, purchasing and Charge Data master maintenance. Ensures instrument inventory management and collaborates with the clinical team (OR and CPD managers) for efficient delivery and use of trays. Ensures consistent tray rationalization, standardization of inventory lines and products, removal of obsolete inventory items and redeploying of usable instrument inventory to support surgery. Provides a mechanism for tray sharing and delivery among the clinical sites. Ensures a process exists for instrument repairs, sharpening and complete working order for delivery to the operating and procedure rooms. Participates and conducts inventory and cycle counts to ensure consistent and manageable levels, minimizing overages and depletion of obsolete items.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's degree in relevant field (Finance, accounting, business, operations).
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Five (5) years of progressively responsible related work experience and materials management within a large integrated healthcare environment, including three (3) years in a supervisory role.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Surgical Support Services 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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