Danville, PA
Mar 06, 2018
Internal Medicine
Position Type
  There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger. Geisinger is one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative. Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 12 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.



Responsible for overall strategy development and administrative oversight and leadership for Geisinger’s Supply Chain Enterprise Operations which includes procurement, sourcing, contracting, logistics and storage of supplies, services and equipment and assigned services such as patient transport.  Provides innovative leadership and direction to the design, implementation, performance monitoring and management of service operations, quality improvement and compliance, new product development, and integrated support of clinical patient care operations.  Identifies new business opportunities and leads implementation of supply chain business operations for the Geisinger Health System.  Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with all Geisinger Platforms, outside vendors, and industry associations.


Directly accountable to the Chief, Care Support Services.



1. Assures the mission, goals and values of Geisinger are maintained within enterprise supply chain operations.

2 Assures delivery of high value service standards in operations including business operations and clinical program support and quality improvement efforts.

3. Responsible for developing the vision and strategic planning for supply chain operations and assuring deployment within Geisinger operations. 

4.  Responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency standards. 

5.  Direct accountability for delivery of innovative supply chain solutions that supports high quality and cost effective health care within Geisinger’s core programs as well as expanding these services to new business opportunities.

6. Leads business and strategy development, and deployment of enterprise supply chain services for new business opportunities.

7.  Leads research and development of new supply chain delivery models that operationally integrate in to GHS initiatives that align payment with high quality, cost effective care as applicable.

8. Sets performance standards and ensures establishment and provides oversight of a methodology for continuous analysis and improvement of business operations improvement activities. 

9. Responsible for budget development and oversight.

10.  Establishes a working matrix relationship with institute leaders, GHS leadership and leadership within external provider partnerships as applicable.


11.  Recruits, selects and retains highly qualified professionals.  Provides the leadership necessary to maintain a motivated, productive and highly skilled team through open communication and delegation of responsibilities and authority.  Guides and directs subordinates in their personal and professional development. 

12.  Leads and manages the business affairs of the Enterprise Supply Chain including problem solving and performance standard development.

13.  Fosters and plans a positive work environment with teaming, respect, and communication; supports personal growth and development of people.




Demonstrates understanding of supply chain principles and skills necessary to create, develop and maintain a quality team of supply chain professionals.

Demonstrates leadership, management, facilitation, and networking skills.

Understand the organizational landscape and is able to anticipate and articulate the critical issues, opportunities, and threats confronting the institution related to supply chain in the foreseeable future.

Demonstrates project management, data analytic, and problem-solving skills.

Demonstrates experience in fiscal management.

Possess strategic and tactical/operational focus.

Develops strong partnerships with all relevant constituents and contributes to the success of all entities.

Exhibit an appreciation for the need for collaboration, planning, communication, and benchmarking of results in his/her approach to problem solving and program building.

Effective relationship building skills and is respectful of others; of the highest personal and professional integrity.

Have effective interpersonal and communication skills; must work well with others.  Must be able to generate trust through listening and understanding.

Demonstrates initiative and self-discipline with confidence to lead, encourage, and enable a management team and staff.

Proven ability to guide teams based on compelling vision and fact-based analysis across multiple dimensions.

Foster and support change and innovation, with an ability to collaborate and inspire action.

Exhibit optimism and a high-energy level with an orientation toward innovation and action.


Encourage trust, transparency, and optimism.  Communicate naturally and effectively.

Demonstrates ability to work in a matrix relationship.



Master’s degree in health-related field, Health Care Administration, or Business required; or, enrollment in a Master’s degree program within 12 months of hire date with Master’s degree completed within 4 years of hire date is required.

Minimum of ten years of supply chain management experience required.

Extensive knowledge of all aspects of supply chain operations.  Must demonstrate ability to lead and manage significant change and clinical and business operations transformation activities. 



Work is typically performed in an office environment. Independent travel to sites

throughout the Geisinger system.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


Devised 3.13

Revised 8.17

About Geisinger

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.


** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver.  We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunities Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply
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**Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.