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Queen's Health Systems Pharmacy Buyer (Pharmacy Admin) in Honolulu, Hawaii

RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for the procurement of drugs and drug-related items for the Medical Center.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Essential: standing, sitting, walking, stooping/bending, seeing, hearing, speaking, lifting up to 50 lbs., pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs of force, carrying 10 lbs.

• Occasional: carrying maximum weight of 30 lbs., reaching above/at/below shoulder, kneeling.

• Operates computer, printer, fax and xerox machines.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions.

• Work environment may be stressful due to the high volume of telephone calls.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

• Bachelor’s degree required; or four (4) years progressively responsible work experience in pharmacy which requires technical knowledge of the various drug classifications, dosage forms, generic equivalents, and sources of drugs may be substituted for the education requirement.

• Post high school course work in financial management and accounting preferred.

B. EXPERIENCE:

• In addition to educational requirement, two (2) years experience as a pricer, buyer or technician in a hospital pharmacy or pharmaceutical field.

• Experience in purchasing and inventory control systems preferred.

• Experience to demonstrate:

o Knowledge of drug distribution services, policies/procedures and state/federal regulations related to pharmacy operations and purchasing of pharmaceuticals and supplies.

o Knowledge of and ability to interpret contractual agreements.

o Ability to speak, read, write and understand English both orally and in writing.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

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