Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 5/3/2022

Summary:

Steward Medical Group is searching for a Supply Chain Coordinator that will serve as a key member on the SMG Supply Chain Team, based in Watertown, MA under the direct supervision of Manager of Supply Chain. Operations responsibilities include rostering new/updating existing physician practice locations with National GPO, managing vaccine rostering/purchases monthly with Med/Surg distributor, manage the process of centralizing the collection and storage of SMG contracts, create ordering procedural documents for operations to drive purchases to key contract vendors, and monitor/manage internal supply chain email boxes.

Responsibilities:

  • Roster new practice locations with SMG's National Group Purchasing Organization, GPO
  • Request HIN’s and manage DEAs on the GPO roster to ensure contract pricing for all practices
  • Setup SMG practices with access to order directly from approved national vendors
  • Monitor pricing with large national vendors to drive cost savings and contract compliance
  • Monitor/review/approve SMG new item requests with med/surg distributor
  • Manage backorder reports for all locations with med/surg distributor and vaccine distributor
  • Assist practice managers/directors with entering capital purchase requests in Axiom for corporate approval
  • Assist with large scale purchasing initiatives (bulk purchases)
  • Manage and respond to the Supply Chain internal email boxes
  • Monitor/update the SMG Intranet Site
  • Create procedural documents for the intranet site
  • Manage the process of centralizing SMG contracts into one location (services and supplies)
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Detail oriented with strong quantitative skills
  • Desire to work as a team
  • Embrace change in an exciting, fast-paced environment
  • Good communication skills and strong customer service
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and manage deadlines as required
  • The desire and ability to learn and the willingness and flexibility to adapt to changing responsibilities
  • Price and cost analysis skills
  • Supplier evaluation and contract development skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Group Purchasing Organizations and contracts
  • Knowledge of and experience with Supply Chain Department support processes in a Physician Practice and Health Care field

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent amount of education and experience
  • Experience with Supply Chain and/or Logistics
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office skill is a plus
  • Other previous healthcare experience is a plus

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.

Additional Information

Steward Medical Group is taking additional necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [three-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience.

  1. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  2. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout our facilities.
  3. A strictly controlled visitor and mask policy is required for patient and colleague safety.

Application Instructions

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