Manager Operating Room Supply Chain (FT), Day at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Ensures effective
management of all supply chain activities within Perioperative Services.   
Identifies and implements process improvement and cost
savings opportunities related to product, service and process standardization
and utilization in the operative suites.


  1. Oversees
    effective management of all surgical supply chain activities including
    inventory management and
    distribution, OR room and sterile core inventories, and case-cart assembly and

  2. Manages multi-shift
    operating team including inventory and logistics supervisors and staff, as well
    as Peri-Op supply liaisons.

  3. Assists in development
    and monitoring of annual operating budget.

  4. Manages all operational
    aspects of Peri-Op supply chain activities that impact operational and
    financial performance metrics.

  5. Serves as a liaison
    between hospital/system administration, operating departments and clinical
    staff to ensure cost effective utilization of products, services and processes.

  6. Serves as representative
    on DHMC and/or multi-departmental committees including SEAC (Supplies &
    Equipment Acquisition Committee), as appropriate.

  7. Works
    as liaison between physicians, OR staff, purchasing, SCM, vendors and process
    improvement teams to prioritize and coordinate product, service and process
    related value analysis initiatives.

  8. Provides
    coordination and oversight of OR product trials including cost reductions
    reviews and response to SEAC requests, ensuring appropriate advance planning,
    communication, data collection, analysis and review.

  9. Provides
    coordination and oversight of various product reviews and analyses including
    effectiveness of “reusable” versus “disposable” products including financial
    and environmental impact.

  10. Works
    closely with leadership team
    to conduct cost-benefit, cost-minimization and cost-efficiency analyses,
    verifying accuracy and completeness of all assumptions underlying cost analyses
    that may impact product, service and process related expenditures.

Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Business Management, Nursing, Supply Chain or related professional
    equivalent experience required.

  • Previous
    clinical or supply chain experience within in Peri-Op preferred.

  • Two
    (2) years supervisory experience required.

  • Previous
    cost analysis and vendor relations experience preferred.

  • Excellent
    verbal/written communication skills and organizational skills required. 

  • Demonstrated
    knowledge of “Lean” management concepts preferred.


Licensure/Certification Skills: