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Director of Clinical Supply Chain Operations

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Hartford HealthCare Corp.


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare (HHC), with a total operating revenue of $5B, leverages its unified culture to enhance access, affordability, equity and expertise. Its care-delivery system, with more than 400 locations serving 185 towns and cities, includes two tertiary-level teaching hospitals, an acute-care community teaching hospital, an acute-care hospital and trauma center, three community hospitals, the state’s most extensive behavioral health network, a large multispecialty physician group, a clinical care organization, a regional home care system, Connecticut’s largest array of senior care services, and a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation network. On average, Hartford HealthCare touches more than 17,000 lives every single day. The unique, system-wide Institute Model offers a unified high standard of care in crucial specialties at hospital and ambulatory sites across Connecticut. The Institutes include Cancer, Heart and Vascular, Ayer Neuroscience, Orthopedics and Tallwood Urology.

Position Summary:

The Director manages the overall clinical supply chain operations to promote safe, efficient and effective patient care ensuring the supply chain practices adhere to industry standards and regulatory compliance to minimize risk and align with and support the Hartford HealthCare’s strategic initiatives. The Director is responsible for the deployment and daily management of the Tecsys tools across perioperative and procedural areas working directly with operating room (OR) and procedural teams to ensure required supplies are on hand 24/7 for their surgical needs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manages day-to-day clinical operations for OR and Procedural areas to the Supply Chain partnership model – clinical service level
  • Develops and implements methods and systems for improving operational efficiencies and controlling supply inventory, including roll out, optimization and daily management of Tecsys
  • Develops and implements cost reduction strategies in support of HHC’s Annual Improvement Priority targets
  • Determines budgetary needs for designated areas and manages to the prescribed budget
  • Provides leadership, guidance and support to physicians and staff to develop their understanding of Supply Chain best practices to ensure operational and financial goals are met
  • Maintains effective communications with hospital executives, department heads, suppliers and appropriate others to ensure effective departmental operations
  • Evaluates short and long-term plans, identifies problem areas, recommends solutions, and implements appropriate changes; partners with the leadership to plan and support operations and program development 


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Five plus years of healthcare clinical supply chain experience is required
  • Three plus years of progressive leadership experience is required
  • Experience in OR and procedural areas is required
  • Strong working knowledge of Supply Chain Information Systems, including clinical and non-clinical inventory systems.  PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, standard costing, statistical control and other principles of cost management and process improvement
  • Knowledge of healthcare supply chain management principles in the areas of procurement, receiving, distribution, replenishment and equipment management
  • A strong work ethic, multitasking, presentation, problem solving and organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to direct, supervise and work well in a team environment and/or independently

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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