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The Manager of Supply Chain Operations at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is responsible for leading/managing the products and supplies for assigned departments and areas of the supply chain function. This may include, but not limited to fulfillment, distribution (i.e. AGVS fleet, dock, receiving) and/or procurement of supplies and products, and distribution, cleaning and stocking of patient care equipment. Acts as key liaison with units for product related issues (i.e., recalls, fill rates, substitutions, etc.) Assume fiscal responsibility through the preparation of unit budgets. Responsible for the management of staff to include scheduling, training, counseling, recognitions, hiring, and terminations. Manage and ensure all departments meet all governmental and licensure standards and regulations security. Guide staff in meeting customer's needs consistent with the Cedars-Sinai philosophy, mission, vision and strategic plan. Lead process improvement initiatives in collaboration with the broader Supply Chain organization (i.e. - inventory optimization, service improvement, workflow assessment and improvement, etc.). Ensure all performance measures are actively managed and continuously improved.
What's this role all about?
Manages the product and supply chain operations for assigned departments/units. Responsible for aspects of product supply which may include, but not limited to distribution, logistics (ie AGVS), procurement, vendor management, and/or ordering for Cedars-Sinai locations. Accountable for distribution, cleaning and stocking of patient care equipment. Work collaboratively with centralized Sourcing, Procurement, Logistics, and other centralized teams to support the local operations.
Manages operations for assigned departments/units to ensure optimal par levels, timeliness, cost reduction and/or efficiency efforts are implemented by supply chain staff. Collaborates with Supply Chain leadership to drive process and productivity improvement opportunities.
Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, accreditation, professional and regulatory agency standards, and licensure requirements. Maintains staff compliance with Cedars-Sinai policies, procedures, and protocols. Ensures department specific products are properly stored and secured. Manages stock and ensure expired products are removed and new products are ordered in a timely manner.
In collaboration with Supply Chain leadership, develops business and operations plans for assigned units and for specific supply chain programs and services. Ensures fiscal responsibility for department for the unit including unit budget preparation, labor and supply cost management, and revenue enhancement.
Maintains constructive collegial relations with all Cedars-Sinai staff and external partners and vendors. Ensures that the area of responsibility maintains a customer focus by serving as a role model with consistent focus on customer relations, providing input regarding customer feedback and participating in customer satisfaction initiatives.
Maintains positive work climate, ensures appropriate staff education, promotes environment that fosters self-directed staff, assist employees to develop and contribute to the organization, and apply human resource policies fairly and consistently. Manages the effective utilization of human resources. Provide leadership, coaching and opportunities for professional development to staff.
Fosters and communicates the values that support the mission and objectives of Cedars-Sinai. Integrate department's services with hospital's primary functions. Promotes an organizational focus by establishing goals consistent with organizational goals, facilitating collaboration and coordination for interdepartmental problem-solving and supporting new concepts that enhance the functioning of area operations.
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma/GED - required
Bachelor's Degree is preferred
LEAN/Six Sigma preferred.
What else are we looking for?
5 years of Supply chain management/operations experience.
5 years of Supply chain management/operations experience in an acute care facility is preferred
Able to lift, push, and pull 50 lbs.
Sit for long periods of time utilizing visual and manual dexterity
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.