Ascension Health Assoc Manager Operations-Saginaw, MI-St. Mary's in Saginaw, Michigan

Job ID: 202166

Assoc Manager Operations-Saginaw, MI-St. Mary's

Saginaw, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Assoc Manager Operations

City, State: Saginaw,MI

Location: MISAG 800 St Mary's MI-Med Ctr

Department: Supply Chain Admin

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension's Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Manages the daily operations of the Supply Chain Management department.


  • Ensures that all services and activities regarding distribution are carried out accurately and in a timely manner. Serves as liaison to achieve departmental goals.

  • Manages staff relations, including performance management, staff satisfaction and conflict management. Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts and vendor relations.

  • Performs ongoing assessment, review and update of departmental procedures, processes and workflow to produce high-quality, cost-effective delivery of products and services. Implements improvement plans based on the Director's approval.

  • Provides project management for product conversions or other initiatives within the organization.

  • Document and communicate common processes for all distribution functions across Ascension Health. Communicate opportunities for improvement in the distribution network and help determine key metrics and provide recommendations to guide management. Assist in the development and alignment among operational policies, procedures and ongoing improvement projects. Assist with developing and rolling out growth strategies and projects. Determine feasibility of projects factoring costs, available space, schedule limitations, company goals, technical requirements and economic factors.

  • Ensures coordination and implementation of all supply contracts with The Resource Group.

  • Supervises operational direct reports, provides a format for growth and development of supervisors and oversees all activities of hospital supply chain operations staff.

  • Oversees management of all inventory management and requesting processes.

  • Conducts performance improvement activities are developed to monitor, evaluate and promote improvements in the quality of services provided by the department.



  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • The position requires a Baccalaureate degree An educational focus in business, business administration, health administration, marketing, engineering, logistics, supply chain, or operations is preferred A Master’s degree is preferred

Work Experience:

  • Two (2) years experience in healthcare supply chain, purchasing, healthcare, or other closely related field is required. Computer skills required, supervisory experience, supply chain legacy operating system experience is preferred. Certification with ISM, APICS, Healthcare Resource Management, CPM, or CPIM a plus.

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