The Inventory Specialist is responsible for assisting with the management of the drug and supply inventory for the pharmacy, including inventory turns and insuring an appropriate in stock position of all items in the pharmacy.
Assist with maintaining the targeted par in all areas of the pharmacy. This includes bulk oral solids, Injectable medications, liquids, creams, ointments, otics, ophthalmics and 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 Manager to implement brand-to-generic conversions.
Other projects and duties as assigned.
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 written with English as the primary language. Must have exceptional leadership skills with the ability to motivate and lead, strong problem solving abilities, and a strong customer service focus.