Ascension Health Director Operations in Jacksonville, Florida

Job ID: 214202

Director Operations

Jacksonville, Florida


Additional Job Information

Title: Director Operations

City, State: Jacksonville, FL

Location: FLJAC 1 St Vincent's Hlth Sys

Department: Supply Chain Admin

Additional Job Details: FT, Days

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:

The Director Operations 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.

  • Assures that the Health Ministry is provided with consistent, high quality, and cost-effective operations with respect to procurement, purchasing, inventory, warehouse operations, receiving, and supply distribution functions.

  • Develops, implements, and monitors goals, policies, and procedures.

  • Serves as the in-house consultant for operational functions.

  • Ensures coordination and implementation of all supply contracts with Ascension Health Supply Chain.

  • Plans annual operational / supply chain / resource management goals and objectives supporting the Ministry, Regional, and National goals and objectives are identified, carried out, and communicated.



  • Master's Level Degree.

  • Certification with ISM, APICS, Healthcare Resource Management, CPM, or CPIM a plus Supply chain legacy operating system experience preferred and Ten (10) years in healthcare supply chain or purchasing.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience and computer skills required.

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