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Pharmacy Buyer - Medical Network Foundation

Requisition # 19004906 Apply Now

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?

We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and it’s part of the reason we’ve been named one of the top ten hospitals in America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others.

Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?


The Pharmacy Buyer at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network Foundation is responsible for negotiating and procuring medications and supplies from appropriate vendors and ensuring proper storage to maintain their quality and integrity. The Pharmacy Buyer performs inventory management activities that ensure adequate stocks of medications, minimizing waste, purchasing contract compliance, timely processing of invoices, effective cost management, and compliance with laws and regulations.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree preferred, including courses in purchasing, business law, economics or marketing.

License/Certification Requirements:
Registered as Pharmacy Technician with the California State Board of Pharmacy preferred

Experience:
Two years’ experience as a pharmacy buyer in a health care facility. Interpersonal skills necessary to develop cooperative working relationships with a wide variety of personnel and vendors when placing, expediting, verifying order and resolving purchasing discrepancies. Ability to calculate discounts, prepare cost savings reports and other reports requiring use of business mathematics. Ability to negotiate with vendors to obtain the best value for money expended. Or a comparable level of education and experience.

Physical demands:
The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Working Title: Pharmacy Buyer - Medical Network Foundation
  • Department: Medical Services
  • Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
  • City: Beverly Hills
  • Job Category: Pharmacy
  • Job Specialty: Pharmacy
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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