Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Schedule: 3rd shift, some weekends required.
The ideal candidate for this position will be able to work independently, be self-motivated, have the ability to problem solve, and be able to lead the shift and assist manager in operation and personnel needs.
General Description of the Job Class
Directly responsible for leading all day-to-day activities of the Supply Chain Associates (levels 1 & 2). This includes process improvements, relationship building, establishing and monitoring performance expectations, and maintaining morale.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Perform all Supply Chain Associate (levels 1 and 2) job functions and responsibilities at an advanced level while being able to be a mentor/preceptor to the staff. Exhibit exceptional leadership by example while working alongside the Supply Chain Associates (levels 1 & 2.)
Additional responsibilities include:
Advanced knowledge and application of Inventory Management practices
Identify and implement department improvements (safety, process flows, shelf spacing optimization, scheduling, FIFO rotations, cleaning schedules, input and analysis of metrics, tracking daily output and performance of staff, reporting of product outages and increased utilization).
Work closely with nursing floors/OR staff to performs all par maintenance functions including adjustments as needed with the assistance from Supply Chain Management Information Systems team (SCMIS)
Manage employee job functions and schedule times to meet daily departmental demands
Able to work with little or no supervision from manager
Plan and schedule work of stockroom, warehouse or receiving/dock personnel ensuring proper distribution of assignments, adequate manning, space and facilities for subsequent performance of tasks. Maximizes employee efficiencies of all shift work and schedules. Manage the attendance of assigned staff (document tardiness, PTO, etc. in API.)
Direct assigned staff in the attainment of performance standards and evaluate performance; provide input regarding performance evaluations, hiring and related personnel actions. Meet regularly with department personnel, supply chain leadership and customers to resolve issues of concern. Assist with the development and management of EJRs and assist with the performance reviews of assigned staff. Provide corrective action when necessary. Serve in a preceptor role coaching, teaching and mentoring new employees.
Lead all of the day-to-day supply chain functions in assigned area of responsibility that may include receiving/dock, JIT/LUM inventory for Pyxis stations, PAR areas, warehouse, STAT room and procedural areas.
Based on assigned area of responsibility and hospital, the following responsibilities may apply:
Coordinate with Procurement to address backorders and manage appropriate action and communication to the customer
Coordinate with Procurement to keep staff and customers informed of the status of product conversions
Review storage locations to ensure the proper rotation of time sensitive items and proper location
Lead handling of incoming and outgoing shipments, ensure appropriate entry of Goods Receipts and verification of merchandise
Review of shortage or overstock of merchandise and damaged goods and resolve issues when possible
Proactively inform management of supply and/or customer issues that are unable to be resolved
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clinical staff and external customers to promote efficient patient care.
Serve as SME (Subject Matter Expert) related to supply chain functions to promote single point of contact service for customers for supply chain needs. Review MRP orders to assure appropriate inventory levels are maintained and replenished.
Must be able and willing to perform additional job functions (within reason) that are necessary to ensure safe patient care practices as directed by supply chain management.
Working at Duke University Health System requires the ability to work cooperatively and communicate well with others to achieve organizational and team goals, to work with professional manner in responding to customers' needs and ability to work in a computerized environment.
Required Qualifications at this Level
HS Diploma/G.E.D. required
Postsecondary education in logistics, supply chain, business, accounting, finance, or other related field preferred, but not required.
At least 3 years of experience in distribution, warehousing, shipping, receiving, logistics, material handling, customer service, inventory control or other comparable service line required.
Experience leading, supervising and/or mentoring staff highly preferred, but not required
Postsecondary education in logistics, supply chain, business, accounting, finance, or other related field could offset the experience requirement (one year of relevant education = one year of relevant experience)
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Valid Driver's License - may be required
Job Code: 00004603 SUPPLY CHAIN TEAM LEAD Job Level: C2
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