Supervisor - Central Distribution - NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn
Company: NYU Langone Health
Posted on: June 25, 2022
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching
hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park,
Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of
affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU
Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery
in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital -
Brooklyn, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed,
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Supervisor -
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for assisting
the Manager of Central Distribution in the control of inventory
supplies maintained under perpetual inventory, assisting in
accomplishing facility inventory turn goals and other inventory
related objectives within the department, including but not limited
to, accurate recommended reorder points, reorder quantities, limit
out of stock issues, increase use of consignment, ongoing
evaluation of supply movement, and acts as backup to
Inventory/Receiving Coordinator position as needed. Also
responsible for first line Supervision of all Central Distribution
activities, staff scheduling, shift management and the coordination
of delivery of medical surgical supplies to the nursing units.Job
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Demonstrates the ability to maximize resources and is skillful
in adjusting resources according to the workload and volume.
Effectively assesses the department status and plans workflow
accordingly. Distributes assignments equitably and arranges work
assignments to reduce or avoid overtime. Assigns work in order to
accomplish goals in a timely fashion and makes allowances for
individual initiative. Informs the employee of their assignment
immediately upon reporting to work or in advance. Solicits feedback
from the employee to ensure the assignment is understood. Utilizes
employee performance report to assign tasks maximizing resources
and to adjusting resources according to the workload and
- Demonstrates knowledge of managerial principles by consistently
utilizing problem analysis, group dynamics and staff skills
analysis in an objective manner. Demonstrates effective strategic,
analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to develop and
implement innovative solutions to complex problems. Demonstrates
knowledge and understanding of the departments policies and
procedures and adapts their principles to the daily workload.
Communicates the need for new policies and procedures to Superiors
in a timely manner. Develops short and long-range plans for the
accomplishment of goals and objectives. Addresses all contingencies
in a plan.
- Demonstrates knowledge in generating and interpreting
statistical, productivity, and quality performance reports and
utilizes the data to improve the departments performance.
Demonstrates understanding in manipulating statistical and
mathematical data and can express information obtained in graphical
form to identify and resolve problems. Utilizes productivity
reports to assess areas of improvement. Consistently monitors
individual and shift productivity and proactively sets goals to
achieve the overall shift productivity.
- Accurately and consistently follows documentation guidelines in
all phases of the process as required by the department and
regulatory agencies. Actively participates in the development and
implementation of departmental policies and procedures. Recognizes
the need for new policies and procedures composes them and submits
them to the Manager for feedback and approval. Researches the
information accurately and thoroughly. Utilizes the information to
compose reports, memos and letters in a clear and well-written
manner. Reports are distributed on the monthly management meeting
in a well-organized manner. Keeps himself/herself and staff
informed of current legislation and advances in the Materials
Management/Distribution field and technology. Incorporates new
changes from regulatory agencies in the process and monitors
- Demonstrates skill and effectively manages human relations
activities. Demonstrates high standard of management, people and
team skills, including the ability to lead a team to achieve
quality outcomes within time budgets and timeframes. Knowledge of,
and demonstrated commitment to ensuring workplace diversity,
workplace participation and a safe working environment.
Demonstrates ability and willingness to motivate, mentor staff and
develop good working relationships with customers and team members.
Effectively interacts and cooperates with employees and other
- Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and technical expertise in
sterile processing and inventory control principles. Demonstrates
knowledge of regulating agencies recommended standards, practices
and procedures for sterile processing and supply distribution.
Demonstrates skill in application of decontamination, preparation
and sterilization technique. Utilizes recommended standards to
identify areas of improvement in all phases of the process.
Performs every task in the decontamination, preparation and
sterilization areas. Demonstrates the ability to teach basic
sciences related to microbiology, decontamination, preparation and
sterilization, concepts of interpersonal relationships and
- Effectively utilizes time and manages to complete assignments
within the allotted time. Demonstrates ability to allocate
sufficient time for priorities and does the important tasks first.
Utilizes a timetable and a year planner to set shift and
departmental goals. Demonstrates organizational skills by
maintaining his/her work area neatly, checks e-mail and mail daily
and records daily happenings on the shift management report.
- Demonstrates ability and skills to monitor, audit and enhance
the quality of the process and products manufactured or rendered to
customers by the department.Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree in Education or
Healthcare related field or a combination of similar education and
experience. Knowledge of Materials Management general operations.
Strong skills related to the management of Inventory Control with a
minimum three (3) years of responsible and progressive work
experiences in supply distribution. Knowledge of specific health
care products. Must possess computer knowledge. Excellent
interpersonal and communication skillsPreferred Qualifications:
Completion of formal supervision principles, leadership education
and/or the Certification in Healthcare Leadership concepts.
Certification in materials resources CMRP or IAHCSMMs materials
management certification. Knowledge of inventory control software
such as Pathways Materials Management. Current membership and
active participation in a relevant professional
organizations.Qualified candidates must be able to effectively
communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more
than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be
proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your
time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in
all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals
are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without
regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex,
sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national
origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status,
marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information
or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an
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