Regional Director - Supply Chain

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 68837

Job Description:


Under general supervision, oversees the Supply Chain mission on a regional basis. Scope of responsibility resides over the pre-defined geographical region and reports to the Sr. Director – Supply Chain. Provides direct supervision of Logistics and Distribution and Central Sterile Processing operations throughout the assigned region. Oversees specific tasks related to receipt, storage, inventory control and distribution of material, equipment, merchandise and supplies in accordance with established priorities and schedules. Supervises personnel responsible for performing these tasks. Conducts supply and materials-related data and distribution analysis.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Acts as regional liaison between entity level OOP/Leadership and Supply Chain (Corporate, L&D, and CSP). Provides timely and accurate resolution to onsite issues between Service Lines/Care Areas and Supply Chain. When necessary, coordinates responses/resolution with Sr. Director – Supply Chain and VP - Chief Supply Chain Officer to align with System Mission.
  2. Responsible and accountable for Logistics and Distribution resources/structures, processes/practices/tools and KPI’s that fosters excellent service at the regional level. Analyzes data to monitor performance and plan improvements as required. Allocates and manages staff resources according to changing needs.
  3. Under general supervision of the VP – Chief Supply Chain Officer, provides oversight to Central Sterile Processing, including recommending staffing levels, ensuring certification compliance, and monitoring KPI’s.
  4. Responsible and accountable for upkeep and continued improvement of inventory management at the regional level, including QBR with CNO and Nursing Leadership, minimum quarterly review of PAR levels with Nurse Managers, and scheduled maintenance of Storerooms/Warehouses.
  5. Responsible and accountable for the regional Business System Analyst, including daily activities, reports/analytics/KPI’s, and project workload.
  6. Responsible and accountable for the regional level operational budgets, including preparing, monitoring, and monthly report outs.
  7. Responsible and accountable for the regional level Standard Work/Standard Operating Procedures, including assurance that standards are up to date and being followed by all staff.
  8. Responsible and accountable for developing and maintaining policy and procedures that comply with DOH, TJC and other regulatory organizations.
  9. Responsible and accountable for the regional level recall process, including coordinating staff and ensure recalls are worked within assigned timelines.
  10. Responsible and accountable for all third-party engagements at the regional level (including inventory management solutions, consultants, etc.).
  11. Responsible and accountable for vendor management at the regional level, including monitoring and punitive actions.
  12. Participate in Value Analysis processes to ensure all incoming supplies, instruments and equipment are properly approved for usage. Acts as entity liaison between VA and Service Line during onsite trials.
  13. Supports the System’s participation in the Value Analysis process, group purchasing, supply chain initiatives and programs concerning supplies, equipment and purchased services.
  14. Works with procurement and contracting personnel to support standardization, utilization, inventory management and cost containment objectives for supplies and equipment.
  15. Develops and nurtures cooperative relationships among employees, clinicians and vendors for product and service acquisitions, coordinating distribution efforts to effectively introduce new products.
  16. Coordinates physical inventory processes for the regional level.
  17. Performs periodic audits of patient supply and equipment charges for the regional level.
  18. Oversees the regional level ERP systems, including inventory location set-up, re-order point set-up and system management. Fully participates in testing of applications/changes to applications. Participates in ERP core meetings.
  19. Optimizes use of technology, to include utilization of health system ERP, handhelds, RFID, etc., resulting in efficiencies and elimination of manual and wasteful processes.


7 years in progressively more responsible Supply Chain Management positions in healthcare industry or equivalent management experience.

Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Distribution Management, Business Management or related Business field of study

Bachelor’s Degree

Master’s Degree Preferred

Certification in Production and Inventory Management (NAPM or APICS); or Certified Resource & Material Professional (AHA/AHRMM)

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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

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  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
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  • Childcare
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