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Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you passionate about the patient experience? At Methodist Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator today with Methodist Hospital Stone Oak.BenefitsMethodist Hospital Stone Oak, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Come join our team as a(an) Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator who will perform all duties necessary to execute the purchasing and receiving procedures for the department; coordinating purchases to ensure accurate repackaging, barcoding and patient safety; placing orders directly to manufacturers and distributors; and processing documents related to the orders. You will handle appointments for sales representatives, processes manufacture recalls and out of date returns. You will complete necessary research to obtain new and unavailable drugs. You will coordinate physical inventory counts, maintains inventory and creates stock levels. What you will do in this position:
    • As a Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator you will place orders of drug supplies for the department and processes those orders using a purchase order system. You have authority to routinely order medications and supplies for the department.
    • You will maintain departmental records, which pertain to product cost, purchasing, ordering, issuing, and intradepartmental charging. You will verify and corrects prices in preparation for submitting invoices and purchase orders for approval for payment. You will work closely with Finance Department to resolve any invoice or payment discrepancies.
    • You will complete monthly purchasing reports; tracks contract compliance, rebates and credits; and issues reports to floors and departments.
    • You will assist in maintaining quality control of products/equipment received and oversees the corrections and deficiencies of products/equipment from manufacturers and distributors. You will ensure that expired drug supplies are returned to the manufacturer, distributor or a return goods vendor. You will process drug recalls promptly as directed by the manufacturer or distributor.
    • You will meet with vendors to review new products, obtain pricing information, resolve invoice discrepancies, and to review service levels.
    • You will maintain inventory stock (par) levels for all products. You will maintain storage areas for orderliness, cleanliness, safety, out dates and environment of care.What qualifications you will need:
      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Current Registered Pharmacy Technician by the Texas State Board of PharmacyAnd ONE of the following:
        • 1 year experience as a Registered Pharmacy Technician
        • 2 years experience in a pharmacy purchasing position
        • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or five years of experience in purchasing function preferred.
          This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Methodist Hospital Stone Oak continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. It is a streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available. With over 280 beds, services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. The stroke rehabilitation program has received the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients. Surgeons from around the country come to train under the facility's world class team. The hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. It also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures and by as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive's 5-star rating. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital Stone Oak under Locations.
          "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

          HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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