Community Health Systems Director of Materials Mgmt in Lewisburg, West Virginia


Responsible for overall operations of hospital procurement and supply distribution. Develops, implements, and administers a supply support system that effectively meets the need of the hospital. The Director, Materials Management, is the technical authority on all Materials Management matters at the medical center. Guidelines furnished by Community Health Systems require interpretation and legal and technical adaptation to the local situation to meet the demand of major and frequent changes characteristic of an active medical center. Responsible for insuring compliance with CHS guidelines of Group Purchasing Contract compliance, monitoring and streamlining the supply chain by standardization, consolidation, resulting in cost and staff savings. Incumbent must maintain a positive, collaborative attitude in working relationships, including those with other Medical Center personnel, physicians, patients, families, and visitors. This must be accomplished while reducing the cost of goods and services to the hospital. Serves as Chairperson for the Value Analysis Committee, and as a member on other hospital wide committees and project specific groups, as required. Coordinates and continuously works to improve the semi annual hospital wide inventory process in order to minimize the labor impact of the without adversely affecting the accuracy.Responsible for compliance with all report and review activities (i.e.: Monthly reports, Internal Audit, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.)Develop and administer the Purchasing and Central Supply budgets.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

VEVRAA Federal Contractor



Ten years healthcare procurement experience, in a supervisory position, required. Experience with cost and inventory reduction programs; group purchasing contract implementation and compliance, and project management required. Computer skills to do detailed cost analysis required. Extensive experience analyzing & negotiating contracts required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Able to work independently with minimal supervision


Bachelor s degree required.

Job: Central Supply

Organization: Greenbrier Valley Medical Center

Location: WV-Lewisburg

Requisition ID: 1817047