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Pharmacy Buyer

Rush University Medical Center – Chicago, IL

Job Title: Pharmacy Buyer
Department: Pharmacy - Outpatient
Shift: 1st
Specialty:
Job Number: 2019-1992
Date Posted: 06/24/2019
Position Type: Pharmacy
Job Qualifications:
Pharmacy Buyer - Outpatient Pharmacy
Are you interested in joining a dynamic team at Rush University Medical Center? We are seeking experienced and highly motivated Pharmacy Buyer to be a part of the Rush team.
Position Highlights:
The Pharmacy Buyer is responsible for purchasing of pharmaceuticals for the three ambulatory infusion pharmacies, as well as day-to-day operations related to inventory.
The scope shall include responsibility for pharmacy purchasing, maintaining stock of outpatient medications, procurement of non-formulary items, and other various purchasing needs. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
Position Responsibilities:
Coordinates all supply chain processes for purchasing and receiving pharmaceuticals for ambulatory infusion sites.
Oversees monthly pharmacy medication expenses and tracking items with increased expenses.
Utilizes split billing software to appropriately order medications on 340B and non-340B accounts
Provides monthly reports of contract compliance and tracking of drug savings.
Maintains pharmacy purchasing systems.
Assists with implementation of inventory database.
Maintains inventory database.
Manages patient supplied medications within the ambulatory infusion pharmacies
Coordinates purchasing of medications on the formulary, including adjusting par levels and finding suitable alternatives in times of drug shortages.
Coordinates procurement of non-formulary items in collaboration with the ambulatory infusion leadership team.
Evaluates alternative medication dosage forms for cost-savings and coordinate interchange of new alternative medications, as needed.
Meets with vendor representatives as needed for contract and product information.
Participate in Pyxis inventory optimization, including the need to alter drug inventory levels versus a one-time increase in inventory purchased.
Proactively manage stock outs with regard to human factors (i.e. not signing out inventory) versus the need to optimize inventory levels.
Performs within the framework of RUMC/HDM, L.L.C. policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications Include:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associate or Bachelor s degree preferred.
Two or more years of relevant experience required.
Licensed and PTCB certified pharmacy technician.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexible with work schedule.
Dependable attendance and job performance.
Active participation in pharmacy professional or peer organizations
Company Highlights:
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.
Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.
Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
Pharmacy Buyer - Outpatient Pharmacy
Are you interested in joining a dynamic team at Rush University Medical Center? We are seeking experienced and highly motivated Pharmacy Buyer to be a part of the Rush team.
Position Highlights:
The Pharmacy Buyer is responsible for purchasing of pharmaceuticals for the three ambulatory infusion pharmacies, as well as day-to-day operations related to inventory.
The scope shall include responsibility for pharmacy purchasing, maintaining stock of outpatient medications, procurement of non-formulary items, and other various purchasing needs. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.
Position Responsibilities:
Coordinates all supply chain processes for purchasing and receiving pharmaceuticals for ambulatory infusion sites.
Oversees monthly pharmacy medication expenses and tracking items with increased expenses.
Utilizes split billing software to appropriately order medications on 340B and non-340B accounts
Provides monthly reports of contract compliance and tracking of drug savings.
Maintains pharmacy purchasing systems.
Assists with implementation of inventory database.
Maintains inventory database.
Manages patient supplied medications within the ambulatory infusion pharmacies
Coordinates purchasing of medications on the formulary, including adjusting par levels and finding suitable alternatives in times of drug shortages.
Coordinates procurement of non-formulary items in collaboration with the ambulatory infusion leadership team.
Evaluates alternative medication dosage forms for cost-savings and coordinate interchange of new alternative medications, as needed.
Meets with vendor representatives as needed for contract and product information.
Participate in Pyxis inventory optimization, including the need to alter drug inventory levels versus a one-time increase in inventory purchased.
Proactively manage stock outs with regard to human factors (i.e. not signing out inventory) versus the need to optimize inventory levels.
Performs within the framework of RUMC/HDM, L.L.C. policies and procedures
Performs other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications Include:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associate or Bachelor s degree preferred.
Two or more years of relevant experience required.
Licensed and PTCB certified pharmacy technician.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexible with work schedule.
Dependable attendance and job performance.
Active participation in pharmacy professional or peer organizations
Company Highlights:
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.
Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.
Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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