The responsibility of the Inventory Specialist is to assist with the management of the drug and supply inventory for the pharmacy, including inventory turns and insuring an appropriate in-stock status for all items in the pharmacy.
Assist with maintaining the targeted par levels in all areas of the pharmacy: including bulk oral solids, Injectable medications, liquids, creams, ointments, otics, ophthalmics and other supplies.
Place daily order requirements by vendor for items in the pharmacy to insure availability of all products.
Perform audit counts to maintain perpetual inventory system.
Locate alternate local sources of products when backordered from wholesaler or other suppliers.
Receive all daily orders from wholesaler or suppliers and place into stock.
Work with Inventory Supervisor to implement brand-to-generic conversions.
All other projects and duties as assigned.
Possesses the federal PTCB certification or be actively certified in the state of operations. Be registered in the state of operations by the state board of pharmacy.
High School graduate or equivalent required, certification desired, basic computer knowledge skills required, must have basic understanding of medical terminology, math and analytical skills.
Minimum of one (1) year working in a long term care pharmacy or as a pharmacy technician in a retail environment or Long Term Care pharmacy preferred. Experience with alpha-numeric data entry.
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must have exceptional leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead, strong problem solving abilities, and a strong customer service focus.
Must be dependable with ability to be flexible, function independently and works under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines. Must have strong organizational, time management skills, ability to problem solve.