Pharmacy Buyer is responsible for purchasing pharmaceuticals, receiving and proper storage, drug recalls and returns, financial management of all drug accounts and oversight of all controlled drug (narcotic) processes.
This is a casual position with shifts generally from 0630-1630 and 0800-1800. Shifts will average 1 shift per 2 week pay period.
Has authority and accountability to purchase pharmaceuticals, blood derivative products, and related supplies in accordance with Fairview Policies and procedures. Responsible for receiving process in all appropriate pharmacy locations.
Responsible for drug recall, drug return, drug waste processes, and required legal documentation. Coordinates product returns and issues emergency purchase orders.
Purchase, store and distribute all controlled drugs; responsible for maintenance and oversight of required narcotic records.
High School Diploma/G.E.D
Bachelors degree in Science or Business
Pharmacy Technician Certification
Registered as Pharmacy Technician with the MN State Board of Pharmacy
3-5 years pharmacy technician or purchasing experience.
5+ years pharmacy purchasing and inventory management.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.