Pharmacy Inventory Specialist -- CPhT - Retail and Specialty

Position: Pharmacy Inventory Specialist -- CPhT - Retail and Specialty

Job ID: 148218

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Retail and Specialty Pharmacy

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a -5p

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We are searching for a Pharmacy Inventory Specialist (CPhT) — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll coordinate activities related to the procurement, record keeping, storage, and distribution of all inventory,

including Controlled Substances. Oversee the operations, record keeping, auditing, and documentation of medications within the automated dispensing machines (ADMs).

 Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for daily operations for inventory management related to ordering, receiving, and distribution of all medications and supplies
  • Set par levels of medications and supplies in areas of responsibilities
  • Follows-up on back-orders, drug recalls, and problem orders identified by the pharmacy staff and wholesaler. Coordinates annual physical inventory of all pharmaceuticals, including controlled substances
  • Maintain activities associated with ensuring compliance and appropriate inventory contro

  • Ensure the daily medication count of controlled substances stored in the vault is performed completely and accurately

  • Assist in the oversight of operations for the Pharmacy Automated Dispensing Machines (ADMs)

  • Aide the Support Service Manager in overseeing the daily operations of the ADMs including inventory, reports, trouble shooting, and database management by strictly following database management guidelines

  • Performs routine audits to ensure accurate/appropriate ADMs utilization


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • CPHT-TX Registration required
  • 5 years experience as Pharmacy Technician preferred

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