Responsible for leading and directing the activities of Purchasing, Central Supply and Regional Distribution that includes inventory control, contract management, and financial controls. This position develops, implements and monitors strategies for supply cost reduction, standardization, GPO compliance and utilization management.
Minimum 5 years experience as Director of Materials in Health Care facility, or Assistant Director of Materials Management in a large Health System
Thorough understanding of inventory control principles, standard purchasing practices, principles of logistics, and AORN standards for Central Supply
Working knowledge of computers, basic software, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
In depth knowledge of auotmated materials information systems
Experience with automated materials management systems, and sterilization equipment
Public speaking, problem solving, teaching, facilitation, management and leadership skills. Thorough knowledge of TJC and local authority requirements
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.