Pharmacy Inventory Specialist - Medical Center (8a - 5p)

Position: Pharmacy Inventory Specialist - Medical Center (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 159399

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pharmacy Administration Suppt

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p / Full Time

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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Inventory Specialist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform and coordinate activities related to the procurement, record keeping, storage, and distribution of all inventory including controlled substances. You will also oversee the operations, record keeping, auditing, and documentation of medications within the automated dispensing machines (ADMs).


Think you’ve got what it takes

Responsibilities :

· Serves as liaison between campus leadership specific to inventory issues

· Follows-up on back-orders, drug recalls, and problem orders identified by the pharmacy staff and wholesaler

· Performs routine visits to patient care and pharmacy areas to ensure compliance with controlled substance policies and procedures

· Investigates all discrepancies. Fills out discrepancy report when necessary

· Oversees daily activities related to the ordering, receiving, and distribution of all pharmaceutical supplies

· Formulates and revises appropriate policies and procedures pertaining to ordering, receiving and distributing pharmaceuticals

· Oversees operations for the Pharmacy Automated Dispensing Machines (Omnicell)

· Maintains adequate par levels of medications are maintained in the ADMs as documented through Par vs. Usage reports and as evidenced by lack of inventory complaints from nursing and/or pharmacy areas


· Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

· High school diploma or GED required

· Registered Pharmacy Technician certification from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy required

· 5 years’ experience as a hospital pharmacy technician with inventory control experience preferred

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