Westmont Search has been retained by Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health to find a new a Administrative Director of Supply Chain to lead a key organization with a large team working across multiple sites.
STANFORD HEALTH CARE, STANFORD CHILDREN’S HEALTH BACKGROUND:
Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health are part of the academic health system -- Stanford Medicine. Stanford Medicine also includes the Stanford University School of Medicine. Stanford Medicine is internationally renowned for clinical expertise in the treatment of adults and children in areas such as cancer treatment, neuroscience, surgery, cardiovascular medicine, high risk obstetrics and neonatal, congenital diseases, and organ transplant, as well as for translating important medical breakthroughs into patient care.
Stanford Health Care (SHC) in Stanford, CA is ranked nationally in 12 adult specialties (U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll 2016-2017). Stanford Health Care is a 481-bed general medical and surgical facility. Out of the nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, only three percent earned a national ranking in any specialty in the U.S. News survey.
Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) Stanford in Palo Alto, CA is ranked nationally in 10 pediatric specialties (U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll 2016-2107). Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is a 302-bed children's general facility. Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health are creating new delivery models to create seamless continuity of care for every patient.
People from around the region and around the world turn to Stanford Medicine for comprehensive solutions to meet all of their health care needs.Stanford Medicine is currently undergoing a renewal project. They are building a new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, an expanded and modernized hospital for children and expectant mothers and Stanford Health Care, an adult hospital that adds beds, private rooms, state-of-the-art operating suites and streamlined services.In addition to the two hospitals, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health is a robust network of ambulatory care/specialty care clinics, two foundations, and a successful blood center.
The Administrative Director (AD) of Supply Chain provides vision, expertise, and leadership to plan, develop, and implement strategic initiatives, cultural transformation, best practices, operational flows, and best-in-class technology to lead SHC and SCH to preeminence in Supply Chain excellence. This is a high impact and high visibility leadership role supporting both organizations, and includes responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing Supply Chain for SHC & SHC, ensuring that all functions are aligned and optimized. Reporting to the Vice President of Facilities Services and Planning, the Administrative Director of Supply Chain will provide leadership to SHC and SCH in the supply chain function, while focusing on the three priorities of innovation, activation, and analytics.
The successful candidate for the Administrative Director of Supply Chain will have broad and extensive education and senior leadership experience managing and directing supply chain operations, ideally for an academic medical center, integrated healthcare delivery system, or large hospital. This experience will include responsibility for leading complex organizational change, managing a workforce, strategic planning, and implementing Supply Chain best practices, innovation, and technology.
At least 10 years of end-to-end supply chain leadership experience, including logistics, procurement, change management.
At least 5 years in a senior position preferred. Demonstrated experience working at a senior level within the Health Care sector - ideally Academic Medical Center experience.
Personal Qualifications and Personal Qualities:
Knowledge of Supply Chain principles, processes, practices, and technologies and how these apply in a clinical environment to support a complex healthcare delivery system.
Knowledge of principles and practices of Lean in a healthcare and supply chain environment.
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, management, budgeting, finance, human resources, and project management necessary to plan, coordinate, and direct diverse activities for the organization.
An executive presence which facilitates effectiveness in a complex organization through a direct management and influence model. Capability to developing business cases and balanced advocacy for imperatives to meet the customer needs.
The ability to work across functional boundaries and to bring disciplines together to integrate work processes and ideas in a matrixed organization.
An empathetic demeanor and mindset, particularly in regard to the patients and for the staff. The ability to maintain underlying principles while adjusting management style to the various constituent environments.
Clinical Awareness and the drive to stay abreast of supply chain practices and technologies and how these apply in a clinical environment. Recognition that the Stanford Medicine’s supply chain is within a healthcare delivery system.
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