Relief Pharmacy Procurement Assistant

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A Brief Overview
Under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager for Pharmacy Services, the Procurement Assistant Pharmacy Services is responsible for the management of pharmaceutical procurement, storage, distribution, purchasing, inventory control, charges of all medications & related items stocked in the hospital, off site locations and the Pharmacy Department. This position also partakes in addressing drug shortages and recalls and is responsible for maintaining appropriate inventory levels of all medications and supplies and make major decision in purchasing while complying with budget limitations, achieving maximum contract compliance and inventory turnover rate. The Procurement Assistant Pharmacy Srevices will assist in the department's compliance with all state and federal regulatory entities.

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What you will do
  • Assists with Supply Chain Activities - receiving of goods, distribution, purchasing, recalls, drug shortages and reverse logistics.
  • Assists with Accounts' Payable transactions, contracts and vendor management.
  • Assist internal customers with their supply, equipment and service procurement needs.
  • Initiate contact with prospective suppliers, ensure confidentiality agreements are in place, request pricing, review quotes, product availability, terms of sales and lead times.
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and materials necessary for operation of the department.
  • Ensures good storage conditions of all items in the pharmacy.
  • Ensure that all stock management and procurement is done and maintained within SHC protocols.
  • Assists in the evaluation of new supplies. Conducts trial studies as directed and maintains records.
  • Participate in the monitoring and documenting of quality improvement issues.
  • Assists Managers in the evaluation of new supplies. Maintains active and complete purchasing requisition files and updated price lists.
  • Receives shipments, verifies invoices, prepares and files related paperwork.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience or 6 months Pharmacy Technician Externship completed at Stanford Health Care Department of Pharmacy.
  • One (1) year Inventory Management Experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Good Negotiating skills, strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of purchasing & contracting policies, laws and regulations.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, McKesson Connect, Cardinal, MacroHelix and Lawson.
  • Good Interpersonal Skills. Effective communication skills: both verbal and written.
  • Detail Oriented & strong organizational skills.

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SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.