Providence Health & Services Supervisor of Supply Chain Operations in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Supervisor of Supply Chain Operations in Anchorage, AK.

The Supervisor of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for daily supervision of all supply chain operations and logistics functions to include receiving, distribution, picking, put-away, par management, point of use, inventory control and maintenance of all inventory and receiving related Materials Management systems and analytic information. They maintain the supply charge function and coordinates patient charges. The Supervisor develops and conducts employee annual performance reviews and participates in budget development under the direction of the Manager.

Under the direction of the Manager, the Supervisor, Supply Chain Operations administers daily Supply Chain operations and logistics functions at acute care ministries, medical group clinics, long term care facilities and warehouse operations for their respective ministry. The position is responsible for the management of all perpetual, periodic and par inventories and all supplies received, stored, and issued at Providence ministries within their respective ministry or site.

In this position you will:

  • Provide day-to-day supervision of department staff which includes scheduling work, monitoring performance to ensure compliance with guidelines, policies, and procedures, providing feedback on performance, and writing and conducting performance reviews. Act on behalf of Manager in their absence as directed.

  • Develop distribution procedures, job standards, and evaluation criteria in coordination with the Ministry/Site Managers.

  • Manage and direct all official supply chain perpetual inventories by analyzing product usage, and adjusting inventory levels as appropriate to optimize inventory levels at the ministry/site.

  • Monitor and maintain the distribution budget. Transfer expenses from Materials Management to other hospital departments as appropriate.

  • Monitor all additions, deletions, and changes to patient charges and keep charges current and accurate. Work closely with departments to ensure product charges are made with the clinical information system (EPIC).

  • Take action to standardize the usage of medical products. Assist in overseeing all patient supply product evaluations and changes that affect perpetual inventories or pars. Assist as necessary with product recalls and/or returns.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • An Associate’s degree in Healthcare, Business, Finance or Logistics/Supply Chain Management or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • A minimum of 4 years of Supply Chain Management or Finance experience with 1 year in a healthcare setting, including at least 1 year in a Supervisory level leadership role.

  • Proficiency with the MS-Office suite of products.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare, Business, Finance or Logistics/Supply Chain Management.

  • Understanding of supply chain requirements in healthcare environments with multiple logistical concerns and issues.

About the department you will serve:

One Supply Chain Management (OSCM) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services in supply chain services and systems to support our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. OSCM’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is enhanced along with the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by delivering a robust foundation of Strategic services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Management - Non-Clinical

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 133951