Catholic Health Initiatives Director of Operations - Supply Chain (Days) Full Time in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Director of Operations - Supply Chain (Days) Full Time


The Woodlands Hospital is a primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.


Primarily responsible for planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and overseeing the activities and personnel of the receiving, inventory, and distribution functions for a given facility/region. Maintains a cost effective and efficient materials system to insure that necessary supplies are available at each facility when and where they are needed, and that they are appropriately accounted for. Responsible for managing shipping and receiving, storage, distribution, and patient charging of equipment and supplies throughout the given facility/region. Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate inventories. Develops and implements strategies, policies, and procedures to reduce supply costs while ensuring quality primarily through the facilitation of value analysis teams.



Education and Licensure Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in Supply Chain within a health care facility system or other relevant experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Established leadership skills

  • Knowledge of coaching and mentoring best practices

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Project, Access, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Ability to influence and motivate others in order to achieve targets within a determined time period

  • Ability to prepare quick pointed summaries for executives and stakeholders

  • Ability to deal with conflict and difficult people


  1. Ensures department comply with established policies, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental, and infection control policies and procedures

  2. Selects, orientates, and assigns department staff (either directly or through subordinate supervisors)

  3. Develops standards of performance, evaluates performance, and initiates recommendations for personnel actions (either directly or through subordinate supervisors)

  4. Prepares and submits department budget and ensures that the department operate within that budget

  5. Promotes improvement efforts throughout organization to streamline processes, optimize financial performance, and identify areas of general inefficiency

  6. Communicates supply chain initiatives and progress to supply chain management, facility leadership, and local supply chain

  7. Participates in required meetings and attends/serves on professional/civic service organizations as a hospital representative

  8. Ensures department goals and objectives help to carry out the organizations strategic plan, philosophy, and vision

Job Director/Manager/Supervisor


Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0164690

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.