At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers and physician groups, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
The MemorialCare Purchasing Director is an exciting and challenging system level role that directs all sourcing, procurement and related analytic activities to support MemorialCare operations and to assure system-wide best value is achieved and maintained. The incumbent continually assesses, improves and innovates Purchasing contribution to overall health system supply chain performance.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: * Provides direction and leadership of centralized procurement for all MemorialCare entities * Accountable for accurate and efficient purchase order workflow and timely resolution of delays and/or unexpected logistical challenges * Responsible to design, monitor and ensure sourcing and procurement system integrity * Establishes and maintains internal controls and reporting systems which provide accurate and timely information for budget management and financial analysis * Continually assesses performance of areas of responsibility and provides leadership and direction for improvement and innovation * Leads value analysis and third party negotiation with various system-level teams * Accountable for the development of competent and effective Purchasing team
* Ten years of progressively responsible managerial experience in healthcare industry * Pharmacist, Registered Nurse, Materials and/or Lean certification is preferred * Strong financial analytical skills and demonstrated expertise in the application of purchasing principles and practices * Demonstrated portfolio of system-level project management facilitation, ERP, GPO and contracting experience * Extensive experience with IDN supplies, pharmaceuticals and services * Superior interpersonal, communication and consensus-building skills
Education: * Master’s degree required * Bachelor’s degree will be considered for candidates with significant qualifications and experience relating to healthcare procurement