Harris Health System
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Supply Chain Mgmt Project Mgr
at Harris Health System
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Responsible for ensuring a variety of District-wide Supply Chain Management projects are properly planned, phase-implemented, monitored, and evaluated for results. These projects include, but are not limited to cost reduction initiatives, implementing new systems, system upgrades, and managing District-wide service contracts owned by Supply Chain Management. Collaborates with HC purchasing and VAC to ensure maximum value is extracted from the Supply Chain Management data warehouse. Provide management reporting, scorecards, and analysis as required by District management. Assess District-wide supply chain processes for opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Analyze, propose, and lead District expense reduction efforts relating to supply chain activities. The SCM Project Manager will also perform quarterly audits to validate vendor pricing.
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree in Business or in Healthcare-related field with demonstrated proficiency in project management, accounting, and supply chain management information systems, and spreadsheet applications.
Work Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Supply Chain Management (healthcare experience preferred). Including working with purchasing and inventory management systems, MS Office, and business process improvement and cost reduction.
Management Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Support Management Roles within Materials Management. Preferred experience working on IT projects.
Preferred knowledge of Procurment to pay process, PeopleSoft FSCM, GHX Tools including Procurement Suite and Supplies/Procurment contracting
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing /Correspondence, Writing /Reports
Job Attributes/Skills: Advanced Analytical, public speaking and presentation skills
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical
Other Requirements: Travel between HC D facilities and vendors. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C., MS Excel
Equipment Operated: PCs, Equipment, Printer, Terminals
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.