Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Gordon

Adventist Health System - Calhoun, GA3.7

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.