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Swedish Health Services Supervisor Supply Chain Operations Multiple Facilities - Materials Service Center in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish is calling a Supervisor Supply Chain Operations Multiple Facilities (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Materials Service Center at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a Supervisor Supply Chain Operations Multiple Facilities to be accountable for the implementation of the One SCM Operations and Logistics strategy under the direction of the Manager, Supply Chain Operations across multiple campuses. Supervises supply chain operations and logistics functions to include receiving, distribution, picking, put-away, par management, point of use, inventory control and maintenance of all inventory and receiving related Materials Management systems and analytic information.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supervise department staff which includes scheduling work, monitoring and providing feedback on performance to ensure compliance with guidelines, policies, and procedures, and giving input to performance reviews. Acts on behalf of Manager in their absence as directed.

  • Develop distribution procedures, job standards, and evaluation criteria in coordination overall Supply Chain.

  • Manage and direct official supply chain perpetual inventories by analyzing product usage, and adjusting inventory levels as appropriate.

  • Monitor and maintain the distribution budget. Transfers expenses from Materials Management to other hospital departments as appropriate.

  • Monitor additions, deletions, and changes to patient charges and keeps them current and accurate. Works closely with departments to ensure product charges are made with EPIC.

  • Standardize the usage of medical products. Assists in overseeing patient supply product evaluations and changes that affect perpetual inventories or pars. Assists as necessary with product recalls and/or returns.

  • Develop, maintain and monitor distribution systems in coordination with the specific departments involved.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s Degree in Healthcare, Business, Finance or Logistics/Supply Chain Management Or equivalent educ/experience.

  • Four (4) years of Supply Chain Management or Finance, including at least one (1) year in a supervisor capacity.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare, Business, Finance or Logistics/Supply Chain Management.

  • One (1) year of healthcare business operations and/or financial management in a healthcare setting, standardizing disparate processes, process improvement methodology and/or product management, change management and operational improvement.

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 270925