Presence St Francis Hosp
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202 United States (US)
Under the direction of the Pharmacy Director, Manager, Supervisor and/or Pharmacists, monitors and maintains drug and supply inventory for all areas in Pharmacy including automated packaging and dispensing equipment. Ensures purchases are in compliance with 340b laws, regulations and policies for all eligible locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
According to established policies and procedures, prepares and submits orders to approved vendors to purchase medications, IV fluids, and pharmaceutical-related supplies including controlled substances.
Monitors incoming stock orders. Verifies orders are complete and identifies discrepancies from original order. Receives, unpacks, and stocks product in appropriate areas. Follows up with vendors on invoicing and order discrepancies. Submits invoices to finance for payment.
Maintains and rotates inventory. Monitors expiration dates of medications, IV fluids, and supplies. Removes outdated and recalled stock from pharmacy inventory. Returns unused medications to vendor and submits for credits when necessary.
Works with management to establish and maintain adequate inventory levels. Informs management of back orders, out of stock items, and recalled items and arranges for substitutes when needed. Notifies management when substitutions are unavailable.
Follows-up with outside vendors on appropriate purchasing needs including alternate sources for short supply items, product availability, and shipment information. Obtains pricing information for price comparison between vendors.
Maintains inventory and purchasing data records for expense monitoring and inventory control.
May participate in drug selection for automated packaging and dispensing machines.
Follows all 340B standard ordering procedures, including the management and tracking of all vendor accounts used for drug purchases
Ensures that all purchases are made to the appropriate WAC, GPO, 340B accounts both within the covered entity and child site locations.
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or G.E.D. required
Minimum of 3 years of pharmacy experience in an institutional pharmacy setting required
Associates degree (healthcare field) preferred
5 years of pharmacy buyer experience in an institutional pharmacy setting preferred
Basic knowledge of computers and automated dispensing systems
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Illinois Pharmacy Technician License required
Certificate by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board required.
Business Unit: Presence St Francis Hospital
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability