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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Pharm Procurement Spec I in Atlanta, Georgia



  • Responsible for maintaining sufficient levels of medications to meet the supply demands of all patient care areas, ambulatory clinics, and the pharmacy storage area, under the direction of Assistant Director for Pharmacy Procurement or Pharmacy Director Reviews current inventory levels of all products, orders drug-related products, reconciles and maintains records of all pharmaceuticals received.

  • Assists in assigning and updating inventory par levels based upon purchase history and usage.

  • Reports all drug shortages, temporarily out-of-stock items and difficult-to-purchase items to Drug Shortage Team.

  • Performs cost transfers to ambulatory clinics and other accounts, as applicable.

  • Interacts with vendors to secure cost effective, high quality products and services.

  • Coordinates the return and/or disposal of surplus and/or expired inventory.

  • Reviews requests for products and services to ensure accuracy, completeness, authorized signatures, and compliance with relevant policies.

  • Recommends measures to improve the quality or delivery of service to customers, and/or to reduce costs associated with the procurement.

  • Maintains required documentation for compliance with internal policies, procedures, SOPs, as well as state and federal rules and regulations.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required and completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.


  • Two years of college or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Two years of pharmacy purchasing or related experience or three years of experience in hospital pharmacy setting.

  • Positions within this classification may require previous hospital pharmacy purchasing experience.

  • Must maintain registration as a pharmacy technician with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy.

  • CPhT certification through either PTCB or NHA and active Georgia Pharmacy Technician registration, or current enrollment in an accredited School of Pharmacy with a current Georgia Pharmacy Intern license.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: This is a hourly position. Typically work 40 hours a week, including after hours, weekend and holiday coverage as necessary. Ability to work Monday through Friday during normal business hours or per discretion of Assistant Director for Pharmacy Procurement or Pharmacy Director.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium, Max 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing and walking, frequent sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30308

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EHM Specialty Pharmacy

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 62690

Job Category Pharmacy

Schedule Other

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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