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Hospital Pharmacy Buyer in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description

Hospital Pharmacy Buyer AdventHealth Gordon
Location Address:  1035 Red Bud Rd NE, Calhoun, GA
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
Co-workers that feel like family
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time - Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Transmit and Process all pharmaceutical orders daily
  • Scan in pharmaceuticals through e receiving program
  • Place Drug Order with Drug Wholesaler, checks in order when it arrives, and prepare the invoice for submission to accounts payable.
  • Purchase all pharmaceuticals for pharmacy department and hospital owned clinics through wholesalers and direct vendors
  • Set up new accounts with vendors for direct purchases
  • GPO, WAC and 340B Contract compliance
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels of pharmaceuticals in the pharmacy department.
  • Coordinate all emergency or expedited procurement arrangements
  • Inform pharmacy administration and physicians of inventory concerns, contract changes etc.
  • Coordinates pharmaceutical product recalls, all reverse logistic activities RASMAS
  • Coordinate and oversees pharmaceutical sales representative activities within the department
  • Reconcile all incoming invoices from vendors and code for accounting purposes
  • Prepare invoices for billing outside facilities and hospital owned clinics
  • Prepare monthly reports of inter-departmental transfers and purchasing reports
  • Responsible for coordinating the department management of the 340 B pricing program and work with the local Compliance Officer on all 340B audit requirements
  • Maintain Talyst software reports for 340 B pricing program
  • Update monthly 340B Physician list on ARC
  • Complete all charge/credit transactions and pending charges in Cerner daily
  • Participate in all monthly corporate conference calls
  • Responsible for training of personnel in purchasing and contract compliance as necessary
  • Inspect Pharmacy inventory for items needing to be restocked, for items that are out of date or no-longer safe for use.
  • Serve as liaison with Drug Wholesaler with regards to hard to find items, problems with invoices, emergency shipments, and shipping schedules.

What You Will Need:
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, AS400 software
  • Hospital pharmacy technician and purchasing experience
  • High School Graduate
  • Five years’ experience as a hospital pharmacy technician
  • GA Licensed Pharmacy Technician
  • Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician
Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, this position is responsible for coordinating the purchase of all pharmaceuticals and supplies for the Pharmacy department and Hospital owned clinics.  The Buyer will maintain all records for 340B compliance and work with the local Compliance Officer on monthly, quarterly and annual 340B audits.  The Buyer will be responsible for maintaining adequate stock levels in work areas of the department and inventory control. This position will serve as a pharmacy technician when needed and will participate in the weekend and holiday rotation schedule.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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