Catholic Health Initiatives Division Manager Supply Chain in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Division Manager Supply Chain


Job Summary:

National supply chain contracts must be implemented at the division level. This position will be responsible for managing the data and analytics, contract compliance and the projects which are to be carried out by the local/market Clinical Resource Managers. This position improves contract performance in key areas of supply expense and coordinates with the Supply Chain Operations team, as well as divisional MBO leadership to drive to the end result of product conversion.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with clinical and non-clinical stakeholders on local and system-wide implementations to ensure achievement of hospital and CHI National goals.

  • Functions as a liaison between end-users of contracted supply items, clinical or non-clinical, and supply chain members.

  • Leads cost reduction strategies with the critical supply areas that engage physicians, clinicians, and administration.

  • Collaborates with nurses and physicians and other hospital departments as needed.

  • Reviews departmental need for supplies, advances in technology, and input from physicians and other clinical staff.

  • Performs quality improvement, analytical, and implementation of new products and services.

  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate the opportunities and challenges involved in supply acquisition, introduction, and implementation

  • Responsible for escalating communications to the national team surrounding issues raised by local end users

  • Directly supervise (local/market) Clinical Resource Managers


Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • A Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in related field from four year college or university is required; related degree in business or nursing-related field preferred.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


(required and preferred)

  • Minimum of 3 years of related, leadership experience OR,

  • If no degree, a minimum of 5 years of related, leadership experience in the discipline OR;

  • Master’s degree with an emphasis in health care.

  • Demonstrated analytical experience and inventory control or purchasing experience required.

  • Progressive experience in project management preferred.

  • Clinical hospital experience preferred

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Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0157312

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