BrightSpring Health Services

PHARMACY PURCHASING ASSISTANT

Job Locations US-WA-KENT
ID
2021-33252
Position Type
Full-Time
Line of Business
PharMerica

Our Company

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Overview

Our Pharmacy group focuses on providing exceptional customer service and meeting the pharmacy needs for hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and other specialized care centers nationwide. If your passion is service excellence and top-quality care come join our team and apply today!

 

Must be available to work Monday to Friday and alternating weekends from 11:30-8pm.  WA state licensed Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Assistant preferred.  Ideal candidate has inventory management experience. 

Responsibilities

• Maintain appropriate pharmacy inventory min/max levels, forecasting and purchasing from wholesaler and warehouse
• Work any backorder drugs from the wholesaler or warehouse for substitution or procure within another pharmacy
• Issue/problem resolution related to purchasing
• Notify the wholesaler customer service of all products that are “temporary out” on a consistent basis
• Notify the pharmacy management of any “temporary out’ shortages that could result in the potential need to change patient therapy
• Update min/max levels as needed as determined by changes in volume or new business
• Assist with implementing new contracts/programs to field locations
• Monitor and manage strategic buy in programs and initiatives for the pharmacies
• Set up in the system and acquire all new drug products needed by pharmacy
• Identify additional cost savings opportunities or problem resolution to reduce cost/expense
• Performs other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

Education/Learning Experience:
• Required: Associate degree or two years of college education
• Desired: Bachelor’s degree
Work Experience:
• Required: One year of professional experience or Bachelor’s degree
Skills/Knowledge:
• Required: Knowledge of practices and procedures for procurement of materials, components, equipment and services

About our Line of Business

PharMerica is a full-service pharmacy solution providing value beyond medication.  PharMerica is the long-term care pharmacy services provider of choice for senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, public health organizations and post-acute care organizations.  PharMerica is one of the nation's largest pharmacy companies.  PharMerica offers unmatched employee development, exceptional company culture, seemingly endless opportunities for advancement and the highest hiring goals in decades.  For more information about PharMerica, please visit www.pharmerica.com.  Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.

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