The Pharmacy Buyer works under the direction of the Pharmaceutical Sourcing Manager. The buyer supports the Department of Pharmacy with purchases of pharmaceutical supplies and services, assuring cost containment, maintaining appropriate inventory levels, directing end-users to approved products and vendors whenever possible. The buyer is responsible for daily processing of pharmaceutical supplies and services within the constraints of our primary and secondary vendor agreements, special requisitions and expediting orders if necessary in order to meet critical patient care and operational needs. They monitor electronic orders in real-time and take necessary actions to prevent potential delays and pricing issues.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. 2 years of relevant experience required. 2-4 years of relevant experience preferred.
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