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Surgical Supply Chain Coordinator

Job ID: 95660 Date posted: May 11, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Business Operations Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time



The Surgical Supply Chain Coordinator reports to the Director of Materials Management (with indirect reports to the Director(s) of Surgery) and will provide leadership and direction to employees assigned to supply chain related activities in surgical areas at SMMC. This position will drive operational and financial outcomes by instituting strong inventory management practices and will provide education and training on supply chain related processes and technologies deployed in surgical areas. This position will develop analytics required to support the Value Analysis process by facilitating site level committee meetings and will gather information required to make sound decisions on new product requests. The successful candidate will be actively engaged with leadership, physicians, and front-line teams utilizing healthcare expertise, operational experience, project management, greenbelt, and analytical skills to identify and implement operational improvements. This position works collaboratively with surgical leadership in the development, analysis, and communication of new program initiatives, cost saving strategies, and in the research of financial, operational, and business issues.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the 368-bed hospital offers the latest medical technology.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, physical rehabilitation, robotic surgery and organ transplantation. It and has been recognized as is a Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by the international patient advocacy group Planetree, Inc.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status or any other protected class.


This position will be in Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA.
Full Time; Day Shift
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • College degree or 4 years related work experience required. Please include a cover letter that discusses your related work experience.
  • Must have knowledge of healthcare inventory management principles.
  • Experience with driving financial and operational outcomes with limited supervision.
  • Advanced computer skills; including the following application software programs to independently prepare reports using graphics and spreadsheets: MS Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Experience in creating reports that includes calculations, in addition to raw data, for greater clarity is required 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Experience with the following is strongly preferred: Lawson (including Lawson Query Wizard), Oracle, MS, SQL Server, Tableau, or Crystal Reports.
  • Leadership experience in operating room supply chain

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