Pharmacy Buyer Resume Samples

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K Kiehn
Kasandra
Kiehn
23550 Wiegand Via
Detroit
MI
+1 (555) 824 9437
23550 Wiegand Via
Detroit
MI
Phone
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Experience Experience
02/2015 present
Chicago, IL
Hospital Pharmacy Buyer
Chicago, IL
Hospital Pharmacy Buyer
02/2015 present
Chicago, IL
Hospital Pharmacy Buyer
02/2015 present
  • Other duties assigned by direct manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy
  • Assist in preparing, test counting, and verifying stock of bi-annual inventory
  • Assist in preparing financial reports for end of the month billing
  • Update the Drug Formulary as additions and deletions are made
  • Serve as the primary communicator/problem solver with Data Processing, Billing, and Business Office personnel in the hospital
  • Maintain 98% or higher compliance with purchasing contracts
06/2008 09/2014
Detroit, MI
Pharmacy Buyer Days
Detroit, MI
Pharmacy Buyer Days
06/2008 09/2014
Detroit, MI
Pharmacy Buyer Days
06/2008 09/2014
  • Establishes policies and procedures for inventory management, purchasing and receiving
  • Recommends changes in methods and procedures to improve systems of procurement and takes an active role in departmental program improvement initiatives
  • Provides staff with education, training and support regarding medication process
  • Assist in preparing, counting, and verifying stock of annual inventory
  • Performs area-specific activities
  • Develops and implements effective business practices and procedures
  • Works on resolution of invoice price discrepancies and conversions to compliant purchases
12/2001 03/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Pharmacy Buyer
Los Angeles, CA
Pharmacy Buyer
12/2001 03/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Pharmacy Buyer
12/2001 03/2008
  • Provides information on addition and/or deletion of drug items to maintain formulary update in Pyxis
  • Develops knowledge of products purchased
  • Works in concert with the sourcing teams that all updates are processed to on a timely basis to facilitate an efficient procure to pay process
  • Process and maintain documents to ensure proper credit for Buy Against Claims for bid items that are back-ordered by the manufacturer
  • Expedites delivery of products as requested
  • Assist in supervising pharmacy billing. Ensure that patient charges and credits are done promptly and accurately. Verify that Data Processing billing matches pharmacy reports, resolving all differences immediately
  • Remove and process medications/supplies on recall lists and return to the manufacturer
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
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Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitor and control pharmacy inventory and the purchasing of pharmaceuticals on a daily basis including the following tasks
  • Maintain accurate shelf labels/carousel stock data
  • Demonstrates decision making skills to make optimal purchasing decisions based on supplier and customer contracts, situational information, and all other available data for assigned product lines at the optimal cost
  • Coordinate the receiving and proper storage/distribution of pharmaceuticals and supplies
  • Balance purchase ledger and ensure timely invoice payment/credit (daily)
  • Identify trends in drug use and high cost items (purchasing) and communicate trends to the Pharmacy Team
  • Assist in preparing, test counting, and verifying stock of bi-annual inventory
  • Serve as the primary communicator/problem solver with Data Processing, Billing, and Business Office personnel in the hospital
  • Maintain a readily retrievable filing system for all billing, narcotic, and ancillary records
  • Complete month end special projects as requested by the Director of Pharmacy
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy
  • Other duties assigned by direct manager
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Pharmacy Buyer Days Resume Examples & Samples

  • EXPERIENCE – Minimum of 5 years experience as a Pharmacy Buyer or 8 years in institutional pharmacy as a pharmacy technician
  • CERTIFICATE/LICENSE – Current MS Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Constant standing, walking and sitting while on duty. Frequent bending / stooping, use of arm/leg/back muscles. Weights of 2-30 pounds may be required to be carried. Occasional lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling and climbing may need necessary
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain 98% or higher compliance with purchasing contracts
  • Oversee the automation processes including but not limited to: restocking , ensuring proper inventory levels, maintaining user profiles, validating the formulary, and generating reports
  • Identify trends in drug use and high cost items (purchasing) and communicate trends to the Pharmacist
  • Remove and process medications/supplies on recall lists and return to the manufacturer
  • Assist in preparing, counting, and verifying stock of annual inventory
  • Assist in preparing financial reports for end of the month billing
  • Assist in supervising pharmacy billing. Ensure that patient charges and credits are done promptly and accurately. Verify that Data Processing billing matches pharmacy reports, resolving all differences immediately
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Purchases and replenishes a large volume of varied and complex commodities in a centralized purchasing program. Works with vendors to ensure the procurement of high quality merchandise, expedient delivery and dependable service at an optimum price
  • Recommends changes in methods and procedures to improve systems of procurement and takes an active role in departmental program improvement initiatives
  • Develops and implements effective business practices and procedures
  • Performs area-specific activities
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Reviews requisitions and approves or creates purchase orders according to established process
  • Expedites open purchase orders
  • Resolves purchase order, packing slip, and/or invoice discrepancies
  • Assists customers in sourcing products, organizes vendor contact and support of customer needs
  • Addresses customer quality and service concerns and provides problem resolution of customer issues
  • Provides support and leadership to the other members of the Purchasing Team
  • Provides support and leadership to the Value Analysis Team
  • Assists and/or leads in the preparation, solicitation, analysis, and presentation of Requests for Proposal (RFP)
  • Develops and maintains product knowledge in order to serve as a product expert and advocate for customers
  • Provides input into the development of policies and procedures
  • Follows all company directives, policies and procedures
  • Communicates and demonstrates the HealthPartners mission, vision, and values on a daily basis
  • Performs special projects and committee assignments as directed
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field and three years of progressive experience as a buyer or purchasing agent, including bids and contracts and vendor management in a medium to large company or an Associate’s degree in business administration, supply chain management or related area plus three years direct experience as a buyer. Related education or experience may be substituted
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Services good practice
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize procurement software. Familiarity with Lawson software a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and complete assignments per the assigned deadline with minimal supervision
  • Ability to identify potential problems in advance and take action to avoid or minimize their impact
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong, positive working relationships with customers
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and other individuals outside of the organization
  • Ability to provide effective and timely communication
  • Demonstration of ability to be an excellent steward of resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain management or related area
  • Five years purchasing experience
  • Hospital, clinic or other healthcare purchasing experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel or Access skills
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Researches routine non-contracted organizational purchases
  • Serves as an initial point of contact regarding inventory, invoice and vendor inquiries. Resolves issues within scope of authority or escalates issues to appropriate resource
  • Manages and maintains 340B autosplit program and inventory compliance
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 6 months of experience in healthcare purchasing/inventory control
  • Certified pharmacy technician
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong background in medical terminology
  • 3 years of pharmacy technician experience in retail or institutional pharmacy practice
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Three years experience as a Pharmacy Technician in an acute care hospital or one year Pharmacy Technician experience in a pediatric hospital setting
  • Graduated from an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician Training program
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills; ability to understand and exceed customer expectations; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc)
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Experience in pediatric setting or pharmaceutical purchasing
  • Associate Degree in Pharmacy Technology
  • Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (CPhT)
  • Previous experience with Lawson or other Purchasing/Supply Chain Computer Systems
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Places all sourced orders for assigned vendors
  • Serves as a single point of contact for vendors assigned and responsible for processing issues related to sourced items
  • Organizes, facilitates updates, and retains product information files and purchase order records
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations (e.g. optimize inventory, maintain critical medication supplies, etc.), decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Secures reasons for price changes and challenges price changes when not justified; insures appropriate paperwork will be secured from the vendor and updated in the respective information systems
  • Works on resolution of invoice price discrepancies and conversions to compliant purchases
  • Communicates status of issue to appropriate staff as required
  • Works in concert with the sourcing teams that all updates are processed to on a timely basis to facilitate an efficient procure to pay process
  • Maintains the proper and appropriate professional and ethical relationship with vendor representatives, conducts business according to established principles and guidelines
  • Minimum two years purchasing or related experience required
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Pharmacy Buyer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program within twelve (12) months of hire
  • A current license to practice as a pharmacy technician in the State of Washington or license must be obtained within twelve (12) months of hire
  • Minimum combination of two years experience as a pharmacy technician in an acute care setting or as a buyer in a medical treatment facility
  • Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets