Supply Chain Management
Cost Reduction Implementation and Management
Project Management, including Construction
Education and Training
Manage and direct all aspects of supply chain for the medical center and all off-site facilities.
Set and evaluate measurable objectives for improving hospital performance.
Negotiate contracts and purchases with vendors and distributors in order to reduce hospital supply costs and maximize savings, to include capital purchases, and construction and renovation projects.
Prepare and manage all bids and proposals, to include coordination of projects for timely completion while remaining within budget.
Keep abreast of LA bid law at all times.
Management of 45 materials management employees, including Purchasing, Mailroom, Print Services, Central Sterilization, Instrument Room and Clinical Technology Services.
Assist managers in daily operations.
Develop and manage annual budget, including capital, labor costs, inventory costs and supply expense per adjusted patient day.
Remain within or below departmental budget at all times.
Ensure compliance with all regulatory and accreditation agencies.
Develop and track monthly statistical indicators, ensuring peak performance at all times.
Allocate adequate resources, information systems and data management processes for measuring, assessing, and improving performance.
Achieve and document annual savings through contract negotiations, contract compliance and/or process improvements.
Management of all hospital contracts and contract system.
Implementation and ongoing management of multiple software programs, including Lawson procurement, Lawson mobile supply chain, Lawson RQC, Lawson point of use, Impress instrument management, Nuvia, Send Suite Live, MediRegs contract management and ECRI Alerts Tracker.
Management of all purchasing functions
Management of purchasing staff
Prepared all RFP's and bids for medical center
Conducted bid openings
Ensured compliance with GPO at all times
Management of warehouse inventory
Implemented point of use system on all nursing units
Assisted Materials Manager and Purchasing Manager as necessary.
Managed payroll for 25 employees
Performed all clerical duties as needed
Implementation and ongoing management of multiple software programs, to include:
Lawson mobile supply chain
Lawson point of use
Impress instrument management
Send Suite Live
MediRegs contract management
ECRI Alerts Tracker
Earned multiple GPO awards for contract compliance, cost reduction and optimization.
WJMC Environment of Care Committee
WJMC Policy & Procedure Committee
Chairperson WJMC Value Analysis Committee for last 5 years
Chairperson of Southern Premier Owner's Group (SPOG), a Premier regional collaborative group of 14 hospitals and affiliate hospitals, 2012-2014.
Member Southern Premier Owner's Group (SPOG) since 2000.
Served two terms on Premier national committees for nursing and materials.
Member of National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP)
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