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UnityPoint Health Inventory Analyst-Pharmacy-Lutheran in Des Moines, Iowa

The Inventory Analyst supports the delivery of pharmacy services by maintaining sufficient supplies of medications to meet customer needs in a timely manner. Responsibilities include analysis of inventory levels and turnover, contract compliance, medication shortages, and ongoing communication to the Pharmacy management team.

  • Maintains necessary supply levels through monitoring and adjusting inventory levels based on usage and availability

  • Receives shipment of orders from wholesaler and direct purchases. Checks shipment with invoice, checking expiration dates, and rotating stock

  • Collaborates with suppliers to minimize interruptions in service and supply shortages

  • Communicates information about supply availability and changes to the department and customers

  • Returns outdated, broken or unusable product for credit

  • Maximizes contract compliance by purchasing items identified on group purchasing contracts or portfolios

  • Prepares reports for Pharmacy management team to provide purchasing information as needed.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

  • Auditing 340B purchases per policies

  • Maintaining 340B records

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

· Must be high school graduate or equivalent

· Must be able to proficiently read, write and speak English.

· Must type accurately and with moderate speed.

· Minimum of one year of college with an Associate Degree preferred or two years of experience in pharmacy supply management, purchasing, or materials management data entry functions

· Training in a hospital pharmacy desirable.

Experience:

· Experience as pharmacy technician is required

· Ability to work with computer systems required

· A minimum of two years of experience as a hospital or retail purchasing assistant or progressive experience in a hospital purchasing area is preferred.

· Experience with the 340B program is preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s):

· Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of employment

· Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or other accredited pharmacy technician certification program must be obtained within 12 months of hire.

· Must maintain a current Iowa Pharmacy Technician and be in good standing with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners

Other:

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2019-61194

Street: 700 E University Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $16.39/Hr.

Name: Pharmacy- Luth

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7 to 3:30 monday through friday

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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