We are recruiting for a Specialist, Pharmacy Procurement to join our team!
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DH PHARMACY INFUSION CTR PAV LJob Summary
Under general supervision, responsible for assisting and leading procurement activities, including availability, inventory management, and control of pharmacy purchases. Orders product using best possible source of procurement with the goal of achieving contract compliance across multiple purchase accounts and contracts. Responsible for working within 340B policy and with cooperation of 340B program and financial analysts. Researches backorders and locates substitute products as necessary. Establish and/or uses reports for reviewing procurement of pharmaceuticals. Orders controlled substances based on standard process for ordering and in compliance with DEA requirements.
Ensures that the pharmacy is stocked with essential, formulary-approved pharmaceuticals, fluids, and supplies and performs all related purchasing duties (25%)
Maintains cost effective inventory levels of all formulary drugs, fluids, and supplies based upon financial analytics reporting (20%)
Complies with 340B requirements and policy as well as group purchasing contracts to ensure optimal cost-effectiveness of all purchases (15%)
Reviews pharmacy stock for outdates, overstock, and proper storage on a routine basis to ensure the timely return of outdated items and/or recommended deletions from formulary based on movement of stock (5%)
Management of large volume, floor stock medications, and automated dispensing cabinets as assigned (5%)
Reviews drug shortages and escalates to pharmacy leadership as necessary (5%)
Ensures that all orders are processed in accordance to pre-established guidelines, DHHA policies, and Federal and State Law (5%)
Evaluates and corrects invoice discrepancies (5%)
Ensures proper filing of purchase orders, invoices, and controlled substances forms in compliance with the needs of the department and regulatory agencies (5%)
Uses and operates pharmacy equipment appropriately and when necessary (5%)
Other duties as assigned may include but are not limited to pharmacy technician operations, stocking, unit checks, and teaching of students/interns/resident (5%)
High School Diploma or GED Required
1-3 years Of pharmacy technician experience or equivalent experience performing inventory management in a healthcare-related position Required and
1-3 years Pharmacy experience as buyer or inventory specialist, preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and with little supervision
Knowledge of inventory management, purchasing and warehousing
Excellent communication skills to effectively relay information to co-workers, customers and vendors
Ability to read and follow written instructions and to write procedures regarding daily activities
Knowledge of and ability to use proper lifting, pushing, and pulling technique to minimize risk of injury
Knowledge of general pharmacy operations
Analytical thinking, problem solving, and process improvement skills
Ability to disseminate program information, policies, rules and/or regulations
Ability to consistently implement program, department and organizational policies and procedures
Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal, training, negotiating, and customer service skills in all interactions with internal and external healthcare team members
Understands how state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures impact specific job responsibilities and functions
Demonstrates actions to reasonably prevent, detect, and report unethical and unlawful business practices
Proficiency with Microsoft® Office required
Proficiency with Epic, preferred
Proficiency with various internet ordering platforms, preferred
$50,600.00 - $73,300.00 / yr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
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Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.