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Purchasing Agent - Pharmacy

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 49500
Job Family: Materials Management Services
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 12011053139605-Pharmacy
Location: 0200

Overview

Purchasing Agent - Pharmacy

Promotes optimal use of organizational resources in the acquisition of materials and services.  Executes specific short and long range commodity buying plans.  Develops and negotiates purchasing arrangements with users, procuring on a pooled basis rather than by department.

Requirements:

Education, Training, and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration or comparable college degree preferred. Prior hospital pharmacy technician experience required.

Other Job Requirements, Licenses, Certifications

Certification of graduation from a pharmacy technician training program and/or 2 years hospital pharmacy experience in purchasing required.  Requires thorough understanding of group purchasing organization contracting, strengths, weaknesses, and strategies.  Must demonstrate effective customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Must have good judgment, time management discipline, self-motivation and computer proficiency.