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Executive Director of Strategic Sourcing- Hospital

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Fountain Valley, CA
$141,000 - $211,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
Apr 21, 2017
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The Executive Director of Strategic Sourcing is an exciting and challenging system level role that directs all sourcing, procurement and related analytic activities to support health system operations and to assure system-wide best value is achieved and maintained. The incumbent continually assesses, improves and innovates Purchasing contribution to overall health system supply chain performance.  The health system is comprised of 5 hospitals with 1500 total beds, a Medical Foundation comprised of an IPA and Physician Groups, and ambulatory sites (imaging, dialysis, surgery centers)
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Provides direction and leadership of centralized procurement for all health system entities
·         Accountable for accurate and efficient purchase order workflow and timely resolution of delays and/or unexpected logistical challenges
·         Responsible to design, monitor and ensure sourcing and procurement system integrity
·         Establishes and maintains internal controls and reporting systems which provide accurate and timely information for budget management and financial analysis
·         Continually assesses performance of areas of responsibility and provides leadership and direction for improvement and innovation
·         Leads value analysis and third party negotiation with various system-level teams
·         Accountable for the development of competent and effective Purchasing team
·         Ten years of progressively responsible managerial experience in healthcare industry
·         Pharmacist, Registered Nurse, Materials and/or Lean certification is preferred
·         Strong financial analytical skills and demonstrated expertise in the application of purchasing principles and practices
·         Demonstrated portfolio of system-level project management facilitation, ERP, GPO and contracting experience
·         Extensive experience with IDN supplies, pharmaceuticals and services
·         Superior interpersonal, communication and consensus-building skills

14 staff, inc. 1 Manager
1.2M Purchase Order lines, $246M supplies, pharmaceuticals, $50M services, 59K item masterlines – Total $296M

Must have experience as a Director of Sourcing/Purchasing for a large hospital or health system.  
Master’s degree required.  Bachelor’s degree will be considered for candidates with significant qualifications and experience relating to healthcare procurement