Garnet Health

Administrator of Supply Chain

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(4/7/2021 5:00 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Shift (1) : Shift Type
1 - Day
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Days with flexible start times depending on meeting schedules and priority items


Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:



The Garnet Health Administrator of Supply Chain provides overall strategic and operational direction for purchasing, including strategic sourcing, value analysis, operational logistics and the effective use of supply chain innovation and technology for the System. The position reports directly to Garnet Health Chief Financial Officer. The position is responsible for developing and implementing a system wide strategy and the future direction of the supply chain functions for the System. The Administrator of Supply Chain creates and fosters effective strategic relationships with the Health System’s Executive Team and key leaders to maximize opportunities for driving cost reduction, maximizing the use of innovation and technology within the supply chain, improving facility operations/logistics and positively impacting the patient experience. The Administrator of Supply Chain provides the leadership and direction to develop, recommend and implement best in class programs, policies and procedures and standards. The position is accountable for driving preeminence throughout the assigned areas. Preeminence is being acknowledged as a leader in operations, cost control, patient experience, innovation and use of technology as well as DNV accreditation with respect to these areas and high quality as established by PiPEx Baldrige award standards. Acts as a collaborative partner with the Executive Team and participates in strategic planning and attainment of supply chain goals.




Minimum Education:     

Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS) required, Master’s degree/MBA/Health Administration preferred.


Minimum Experience:

 Minimum of 15 years of health care and related experience, including demonstrated team building and leadership, exceptional verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills. The position requires a solid background in management with a large and or integrated health system. Also required are interpersonal negotiation skills, problem solving and analytical skills, presentation skills and the ability to motivate and lead groups and programs.  The candidate must be able to manage multiple projects and initiatives, some which may reflect on the System’s strategic goals.        


Required Certification/Registration: not applicable (n/a)


Physical Requirements:  Travel to multiple facilities are required.


Working Conditions:   


  •  Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility.  No routine exposure to hazards.
  • Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 10 lbs.
  • Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary. 


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