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Practice Leader, Supply Chain

Location: San Francisco, CA Job Number: 714127 Date posted: 07/11/2018
Description: The site Supply Chain department ensures that all medical and non-medical supplies and services critical to the delivery of care to our members are procured and managed in the most effective and efficient manner possible. The ASCPL has significant autonomy in decision-making and will be accountable for leading the planning and making the decisions regarding complex issues that have an impact on multiple recipients across their medical center areas. These decisions could relate to staffing, compliance, budgets, supply/service spend, service delivery, logistics, planning or many other issues. This position is responsible for leading the planning, development and implementation of area medical center strategic initiatives in Supply Chain Operations including quality, utilization, finance, day-to-day operations, service and human resource management. It ensures compliance with established regional and national goals and standards. Additionally, this position acts as the key leader and driver of change management across the sites (including represented and non-represented populations, clinicians and physicians, and other administrative personnel) in the adoption and institutionalization of Supply Chain Transformation Initiatives. To be successful in this position, the Practice leader must be able to lead and manage professionals and others through influence and collaboration across multiple teams or sites. A demonstrated proficiency in team building and motivation, conflict resolution, and group dynamics as well as solid project management skills is essential. Also, this person must have a demonstrated ability to utilize effective verbal and written communication skills with various levels across an organization as well as across diverse populations including represented and non-represented teams.

Essential Functions:
  • Provides on-going leadership & direction to enhance member service through the availability of needed products & services. Ensures products & services are high quality, cost effective,with high service availability.
  • Achieves a high level of compliance regarding Kaiser Permanente's national standards for
  • Develops & drives the implementation & adoption of the Supply Chain Transformation Initiatives across the medical center(s) including all clinical areas (eg procedural & non-procedural) as well as those currently run/managed by the Med Group(s).
  • Builds & manages a distribution network, in conjunction with National Warehousing&Logistics, with the goal to minimize obsolescence or expiration, & high service levels.
  • Working in conjunction with nursing & other clinicians, assures the accuracy & effectiveness of case picking including procedure card pick list maintenance.
  • Develops & implements, in conjunction with Facilities Services&EH&S, an asset mgmt strategy that delivers customer requirements, meets financial goals, & aligns with capital planning strategies.
  • Provides leadership on human resource mgmt activities such as hiring, reward
    & recognition, performance review, professional development, succession planning, discipline. Establishes & implements standards of performance relative to quality & service, & ensures standards exceed member, medical center & regulatory expectations.
  • Responsible for the development & implementation of all Medical Center supply chain operating & capital budgets.
  • Provides leadership & collaboration within & outside of supply chain operations with multiple levels & groups across the organization.
  • This job description is not all encompassing.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Six (6) years of management experience, including managing/leading union represented staff, non union non-exempt and exempt employees.
  • Three (3) years of budget development experience.
  • Four (4) years of supply chain experience including purchasing, inventory management, distribution operations and procurement
  • Three (3) years of process improvement experience utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies or similar.
  • Five (5) years of multiple corporate structures, entities and/or locations.
  • Four (4) years of project management and/or consulting level experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience with federal, state and local regulations including Title 22, The Joint Commission, CMS or similar regulatory agencies.
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, operations research, engineering, supply chain, economics or related field or minimumfour (4) years equivalent work experience in a directly related field (in addition to years of experience as outlined under the minimumwork experience) in lieu of Bachelor's degree required.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
    Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
  • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:
  • N/A.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of working in a retail, manufacturing, or health care environment preferred.
  • Three (3) years of experience in demand planning, SKU rationalization and standardization, GS1.
  • Master's degree in business administration, finance, operations research, engineering, materials management, economics preferred.
  • Current professional certification in Certified Logistics Management (CLM) or Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) preferred.
  • Current Six Sigma certification preferred.
    Primary Location: California,San Francisco,San Francisco 2425 Geary Hospital 2425 Geary Blvd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Materials Management Department: Materials Management Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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