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VP, Supply Chain&Materials Mgt

Job ID: 949262
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Mar 3, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Position Summary: 
Executive responsible for the health system supply chain and materials management functions with a total organization spend greater than $250 million. Responsible for developing and implementing opportunities to form relationships and create economic value across the Vidant Health system including regional hospitals and providers within Vidant owned physician offices. Executive lead for relationship with Group Purchasing Organization to develop cost reduction opportunities, realize savings and efficiencies through purchasing volume and leveraging discounts with manufacturers, distributors and other vendors.

  • Translate strategies into actionable initiatives that enable achievement of results that align with established goals to create and sustain operational excellence for health care entities and programs. 
  • Leads the integration of the supply chain and materials management function across the organization and provides ultimate oversight for multiyear strategies to advance the supply chain and materials management opportunities for savings.
  • Ensures broader organizational support around identified goals, strategies, budgets, and metrics associated with the supply chain and materials management function. 
  • Responsible for establishing, measuring, and achieving performance metrics, consistent with Vidant Health expectations. 
  • Ensures that supply chain and materials management policies, procedures, and practices result in clinical, service and operational excellence.
  • Works in partnership with management and physician leaders in ensuring that plans, operations and patient care are aligned with the Mission, Vision and Values. 
  • Employs methods of change management to advance the supply chain and materials management function and the organization by using tools, business processes, budget allocations and operational practices to significantly reshape Vidant Health. 
  • Accountable for a positive organizational culture in conducting business, decision making and performance management to influence work attitudes and enhance job satisfaction.
  • Builds the organizational structure, talent, and other capabilities to implement and operate the supply chain and materials management function. Select, engage and develop leaders, inclusive of performance management, professional development, formation, and succession planning. 
  • Member of system management teams and leads supply chain and materials management function as a key liaison between the leadership teams and physician partners and applicable governing board of the health care entities and programs. 


Scope: Vidant Health is a not-for-profit health system. The Vidant Health System is made up of 12,000 employees, eight hospitals, home health, hospice, wellness centers, and Vidant Medical Group, a multispecialty physician and provider group with 428 providers in 80 practice sites. Vidant Health is affiliated with The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. The mission driven 1,447-bed health system serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties.

Minimum Requirements

Master's Degree is required.

8-10 years experience is required.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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