Supervisor Pharmacy Inventory – Retail Pharmacies

 
Position: Supervisor Pharmacy Inventory – Retail Pharmacies

Job ID: 150085

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: SPECIALTY RX

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Pharmacy Inventor Supervisor - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform and coordinate activities related to the procurement, record keeping, storage, and distribution of medications to associated technical personnel. Additionally, you will oversee the operations, auditing, and documentation of medications within the automated dispensing machines.

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Responsibilities :

Oversee daily activities related to the ordering, receiving, and distribution of all medications and supplies, which includes setting the levels of medications and supplies in the area of responsibility
• Coordinate the removal of expired medications from all pharmacy areas and return them on a monthly basis
• Manage back orders and shortages as well as identify product change needs
• Liaise between the manager, pharmacy inventory, and nursing stations to assist in the appropriate and timely delivery of items
• Communicate all special orders that are not available as per the usual routine
• Re-establish priorities and redirect technicians based on the work load and patient needs
• Ensure the work environment is maintained for optimal working conditions by providing input during annual budget meetings
• Investigate and document discrepancies as they appear
• Ensure the daily medication count of controlled substances stored in the vault is performed completely and accurately
• Perform random audits of medication packs and oversee the drug assays process
• Assist the Support Services Manager with responsibilities such as inventory, reports, troubleshooting, and database management
• Ensure the par levels of medications are maintained in the ADMs and par vs. usage reports
• Complete and document daily, weekly, and monthly checklists and participate in the education and training of pharmacy students and new employees



Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED
• RPHT for the state of Texas required
• 2 years’ experience as a pharmacy technician preferred



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