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Position Summary: The Pharmacy Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the purchase of all pharmaceuticals for MultiCare Health System, assuring a cost effective and reliable acquisition and inventory control system for all drug products. This position works under the direction of the Director Pharmacy Supply Chain. Work situations are a variety of routine and non-routine functions requiring analysis, organization, independent thinking and judgment, and decision making within the scope of the positions responsibilities. Decisions beyond position scope require the review and approval of the Pharmacy Director Pharmacy Supply Chain. Internal contacts include staff and management throughout patient care areas. External contacts include vendors, drug representatives, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Minimum Requirements: Five years pharmacy tech experience; pharmacy purchasing experience preferred Consideration may be given to internal candidates not meeting minimum qualifications
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Pharmacy Technician registration in the State of Washington BA degree in a related field preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
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