Garnet Health

Director Supply Chain Operations/Distribution

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/10/2021 9:03 AM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Business/Administrative Support/Clerical
Shift (1) : Shift Type
1 - Day
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot


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:


Responsible for and oversees the Distribution  supply chain functions for the GH with responsibilities for managing and controlling all perpetual inventory locations , automation, customer service,  utilization, standardization, material systems and financial controls. Provides oversight and direction for the Inventory, Receiving, Par- Level Management process. Routinely meets with end-users to refine and optimize the Inventory/Par process. Implements the use of technology i.e. Allscripts MMIS System. Optimizes inventory management to include RFID solutions. Develops/implements management strategies that are in direct alignment with  strategic direction.



  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Strong project management  skills/open-minded—change agent , strong adopter of technology
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Proficient with contemporary materials management software and applications (McKesson)

Minimum Education:                                       

Bachelors/ Business Administration, Public Health, Management Sciences, or related field required.             


Minimum Experience:                                     

Five years progressive leadership experience in materials management, or responsible for materials, with a minimum of one  year Hospital experience required. Experience in Supply Chain/Materials Management with Allscripts, EPIC or other MMIS systems in a multi-site medical center preferred.


Required Certification/Registration:          


Physical Requirements: Travel to multiple facilities is 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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