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Pharm Tech Buyer

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - DanvilleUnder the direction of the Pharmacy Director, manages pharmaceutical supply inventories and responsible for all pharmaceutical supply ordering. -The senior pharmacy buyer coordinates and analyzes all pharmacy inventories. -The senior pharmacy buyer is responsible for maintaining the pharmacy's automated high speed unit dose packager and training all pharmacy personnel on its use. -The position requires extensive contact with administration, the finance department, hospital staff, and non-hospital personnel (vendors, auditors). -The senior pharmacy buyer participates in standards of practice, ensures quality and patient safety regarding medication management and process improvement activities.Manages pharmaceutical supply inventories and responsible for pharmaceutical supply ordering.Places all medication, equipment and supply orders with manufactures and/or wholesalers and processes any returns.Reviews and stocks incoming deliveries of medication and supplies.Checks invoices and initiates documentation necessary to process invoices for payment.Ensures medications, IVs, and all other supplies are stored under proper conditions and are labeled properly.Processes all medication recalls and maintains documentation of findings and action taken.Analyzes Par vs Usage data and recommends changes to the Director to optimize inventoryPerforms unit dose medication packaging according to guidelines, laws, and regulations set forth by all regulatory agencies; maintains all records and logs for inspection.Assists pharmacy technicians in daily duties and may be required to staff as a pharmacy technician as needed.Represents the pharmacy department on hospital committees as neededAssists in training new pharmacy employees and pharmacy interns as neededMaintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in fields of expertise.Acts as a role model in demonstrating competency, teamwork, professionalism, loyalty, honesty, organization ethics, people management skills, value-added behavior, staff development, quality improvement standards, conflict resolution abilities and decisiveness.Performs additional job-related duties as assigned which contribute to efficient and safe operations and activities, and quality patient care, comfort and satisfaction.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required.Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including week-ends and holidays to insure continuity of care and appropriateness of pharmacy coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.Required SkillsCertifications/Licenses:Certified Pharmacy Technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required.Minimum Work ExperienceThree (3) years hospital pharmacy experience required.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Pharm Tech Buyer, Other , Danville, Virginia

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