Over twenty (20) years' experience in various consulting, management, purchasing, contract management, and MRP implementations positions. Experienced in Supply Chain strategies. Skilled in selection and negotiation with major product suppliers for an integrated offering. Highly skilled in the development of Contract Management and Logistics models to include Low-Unit-Measure(LUM) and electronic Point of Use systems. Proven ability to generate savings opportunities. Excellent interpersonal skills.
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Initiated [project] which resulted in [positive outcome].
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Supply Chain Consultant April 2012 to CurrentSelf Employed － Greer, SCConsultant for Supply Chain strategies.
Director, Supply Chain Administration March 2008 to February 2012Miami Children's Hospital － Miami, FL
Responsibilities include Purchasing, Contract Management, Inventory Management, Warehouse, Lawson MMIS, Distribution, Mail Room, and Courier.
Directed pharmacy supply chain purchases and inventory.
Upgraded Lawson 8.0 to 9.0 Assisted in the implementation of Cerner Millennium System.
Documented Savings of over $4 million.
Implemented automation of Lawson E-Requisition to PO process.
Redesigned the Supply Chain Distribution process to include the dismantling of LUM.
Implemented Lawson (hospital information system for finance, materials management, HR, Payroll, Pharmacy) Mobile Supply Chain.
Implemented automated Pyxis Point of Use System.
Independent Consultant January 2007Premier, Inc － Dallas, TX
Performed Supply Chain business analysis for Premier at Texas Health Resources in the Dallas/Ft.
Corporate Director January 2005 to January 2007Baptist Health Care － Pensacola, FL
Responsibilities include the Materials Management staffs at all 4 hospitals and Medical Park, centralized Purchasing, Inventory Management, Laundry, Print Shop, and Biomedical Engineering Built a Contract Management function that included: Centralization all Corporate Contracts.
Loading of all contract pricing into the Lawson MMIS.
Saved nearly a $1 million through identifying and collecting overpayments.
Maximized the use of EOE and E-Reqs.
Saved over $3 million on improved contracting for supplies, equipment and service agreements.
System Director January 2003 to January 2005Baptist Health － Montgomery, AL
Responsibilities include the Materials Management staffs at the 3 hospitals, Purchasing, Laundry/Linen, Mailroom, Inventory Management, Print Shop, Gift Shop, and Courier Service.
Managed the equipment contracts for a major expansion with a result of over $2 million in savings.
Developed an Administrative level VAT.
Established metrics to track expenses.
Senior Project Manager January 1997 to January 2003Implementation Specialists in Healthcare － West Orange, NJ
Managed the redesign of the Supply Chain functions at MedStar Health that included the development and implementation of a Regional Distribution Center, an automated replenishment system, product standardization and implementation of Lawson Material Management, Finance, HR and Payroll System.
Business analytical work performed to assist in the reduction of supply expense, just in time system, and Pyxis electronic point of use system.
Executive Director January 1993 to January 1997Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation ABC Group － Nashville, TN
Developed Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) for Columbia/HCA for the purpose of increasing overall purchasing volume, lower supply expense, generate and increase in revenue and develop relationships with other healthcare providers.
Developed a contract database of all GPO Contracts.
Operationalized the Columbia Physicians Purchasing Program.
Developed a marketing program for the ABC Group.
Director January 1982 to January 1993SunHealth Corporation － Charlotte, NC
Contract Administration, Florida Group.
Responsible for the development of regional agreements.
Ensured the utilization of HCA Corporate agreements.
Developed and supported the HCA standardization initiative.
Pharmacy Buyer January 1978 to January 1982Richland Memorial Hospital － SC
Responsible for procurement and inventory of formulary drugs for a 600-bed teaching hospital and clinic.
Interim Director Eastern Maine Medical Center － Bangor, ME.
Responsible for redesigning their Supply Chain.
Reduced Supply Expense by over $2 million per year.
Established a metric program to track expense and productivity.
Negotiated and implemented an outsourced Just in Time system.
Developed and managed Columbia's Material Management Customer Service functions.
Developed Columbia's first Materials Management Transition Team to ensure that recently acquired facilities began utilizing contracts in rapid fashion.
Group Material Manager
Guided the Materials Management function of the 70 hospitals in the Eastern Group.
Ensured the utilization of Columbia contracts for optimum compliance.
Responsible for the development of regional contracts.
Coordinated activities related to SunHealth Medical/Surgical and Pharmacy Purchasing Programs.
Responsible for development of hospital surveys, exploration of new contract areas, and research of market conditions and potential vendors.
AWARDS RECEIVED Distinguished Service Award, 1988 SunHealth Distinguished Service Award, 1991 SunHealth Outstanding Achievement Award, 1994 Columbia/HCA Project Manager of the Year Award, 1998 ISH Project Team of the Year Award, 1998 ISH
B.A : Social Science, 1977University of South Carolina － SC
Managing Interpersonal Communication Skills, 1991 SunHealth Total Quality Management Process, 1992 SunHealth Ten Techniques to Successful Selling, 1995 U.S. Surgical Model-Netics, 1996 Columbia/HCA How to run a Project Management Program 1998 ISH, Inc. Lean Methodologies and Deployment 2009 Genpact/MCH Project Management Training : 1988University of South Carolina
2011University of Miami
Association for Healthcare Resource & Material Management (AHRMM).
B.A : Social Science , 1977 Managing Interpersonal Communication Skills, 1991 SunHealth Total Quality Management Process, 1992 SunHealth Ten Techniques to Successful Selling, 1995 U.S. Surgical Model-Netics, 1996 Columbia/HCA How to run a Project Management Program 1998 ISH, Inc. Lean Methodologies and Deployment 2009 Genpact/MCH Project Management Training : 1988 2011
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