Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Gordon in Calhoun, GA at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

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

Job Description

Work Hours/Shifts
FT Days 9:00am-5:00pm

Gordon Hospital
Gordon Hospital is a 69-bed community hospital that is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare system in the world. We provide high quality, personalized and compassionate care to its patients and community. Through our dedication to safety, rigorous self-assessment, performance improvement, corporate integrity, and service management, we are committed to being the pre-eminent provider of acute inpatient and outpatient healthcare services for the residents of Calhoun, Gordon County, and surrounding areas.

You will be responsible for:
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
  • 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.

  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel , AS400 software
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Experience as hospital pharmacy technician and purchasing
  • High School Graduate
  • Five years of experience as hospital pharmacy technician
  • GA Licensed Pharmacy Technician
  • Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician


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

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