UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATOR in IOWA CITY, Iowa

SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATORRequisition # 72968Position BasicsWorking TitleAMBULATORY PHARMACY SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATORAdvertising Ends on:Wednesday, June 27th, 2018Advertising Started on:Wednesday, June 13th, 2018Organization:University HospitalDepartment:PharmacySalarySalary:$41,155.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:3BJob DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:Position SummaryA position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the outpatient pharmacies. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Position ResponsibilitiesIdentify supply utilization/management optimization opportunities and facilitate savings implementation.Oversee supply chain operations for Ambulatory Care Pharmacies including daily drug ordering and shortage management.Work with Ambulatory Care Pharmacy staff to facilitate special orders.Analyze utilization data to maintain inventory ordering points.Assist with oversight of 340B program and purchases.Provide accurate financial information in a cost-effective, efficient and timely manner.Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure outcomes are achieved. Procure goods and services on behalf of the department at the best value to the University and to assure compliance.Develop and implement a standardized purchasing and inventory management process.Develop and maintain process to review and audit invoice price against contract price.Work with Purchasing Manager to resolve discrepancies.Report monthly inventory values to Finance, justifies and validates significant changes.Facilitate cycle counts and 100% inventory process.Ensure compliance with procurement regulations and contract specifications.Process detailed information with good accuracy.Education Required:Bachelor's degree in Business administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience Required:Reasonable (1-3 years) experience with supply management principles/applications and procurement.Proficient in MS Office Suite with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to provide and accept ideas and suggestions in a constructive and helpful manner.Excellent interpersonal skills, creating positive working relationships with team members including healthcare providers, vendors, supply chain staff and pharmacy staff.Certifications:Successful completion of the pharmacy technician certification exam within twelve months of the start of employment.Desirable Qualifications:Knowledge and/or experience with PeopleSoft, Epic, McKesson Connect, the340B program and MacrohelixDemonstrated knowledge of supply chain management and operation improvement in a pharmacy setting.Ability to effectively multi-task, keeping multiple initiatives moving forward simultaneously.Previous pharmacy experience.Certification in supply chain management.Online Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.References:References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.Number of References: 2To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationAttention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Contact:Daniel J Felderman - daniel-felderman@uiowa.eduUihc-PharmacyGeneral Hosp