At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.
HOSPITAL PURCHASING & MATERIALS SUPPORT DIRECTOR
Natividad is currently seeking a full-time permanent Hospital Purchasing and Materials Support Director. Under administrative direction, the Hospital Purchasing and Materials Support Director plans, organizes, directs, staffs and controls a wide range of operations and activities pertaining to contracting, procurement and warehousing functions at Natividad; provides direct and/or indirect supervision to subordinate staff, including management, supervisory, professional, technical, clerical and other support employees; develops and administers goals, objectives, policies and procedures regarding Natividad procurement and materials management functions; participates in Hospital strategic development and planning processes; and performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other related field, a minimum of six years of increasingly responsible professional purchasing experience in a large institution and one year in a management capacity in an acute care hospital. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of hospital contracting and materials management processes; methods employed in the preparation of bid specifications, bid analysis and contract negotiation/development; applicable laws, regulations, requirements, standards and practices pertaining to hospital purchasing and materials management; methods of administrative problem solving, strategic planning, goal setting and quality control/improvement in a health care administrative setting; and modern hospital needs in the areas of supplies, equipment, materials and services.