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Pharmacy Inventory Specialist

Company: Avita Pharmacy
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:At Avita, you can be the care. Compassionate care is at the heart of everything we do. As the largest independent nationwide provider of pharmacy services and solutions for Ryan White/STD Grantees, AIDS Service Organizations, and Federally Qualified Health Centers, Avita provides individually focused pharmacy services, support, and advocacy for our patients and covered entity partners. Join Avita and get inspired to be the care that unlocks the full potential of health for all.We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401k, vision, pet insurance, life insurance, FSA, HSA, award recognition, professional development, and career growth opportunities.The Pharmacy Inventory Specialist will assist Pharmacists by coordinatating all inventory for the pharmacy.This position is based in Baton Rouge, LA.Great work-life balance! No late evenings !About the Role:

  • Create, process, and transmit orders with wholesalers
  • Receive and input orders
  • Verify orders for shorts, substitutions, product changes, price anomalies, and correct and report changes
  • Participate in accreditation quality management committees and any other applicable accreditation needs
  • Manage product expiration process and stock products on shelves by expiration priority
  • Monitor credits and report issues to management and other stakeholders
  • Proactively slow or stop ordering items that are being discontinued or changing
  • Work with other pharmacies to transfer products as appropriate
  • Manage, coordinate, and follow up on annual amnesty return process
  • Follow proper protocol for all products returned from patients, recalls, and/or shipping issues
  • Perform Pharmacy Technician duties under the supervision of a pharmacist as directed
  • Verify/re-verify insurance benefits
  • Follows HIPAA, FWA, Corporate Compliance and all applicable state and Federal laws.
  • Interact courteously with patients and team members to develop and maintain positive, professional relationships
  • Answer incoming and make outbound calls to patients, case managers, providers, insurance companies, etc.
  • Clearly write routine reports and correspondence
  • Handle payment transactions at Point of Service (POS) and reconcile beginning and end-of-day transactions
  • Coordinate prescription deliveries
  • Train new Pharmacy Technicians on approved company procedures
  • Proactively identify and analyze problems and provide effective solutions
  • Embrace and perform in the spirit of the company's core values and goals
  • Additional responsibilites as needed
  • Work schedule: Mon - Fri - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. & Sat - 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About You:
    • High school diploma or GED; Associate's degree or higher preferred, especially in a related health field
    • One or more years of related Pharmacy Technician experience
    • Must be currently registered with the Board of Pharmacy (BOP) in Louisiana
    • State "Certified" as a Pharmacy Technician preferred
    • National Pharmacy Technician certification through an accredited certification program is preferred
    • Proficient in English, with strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong problem solving and math skills
    • Strong MS Office computer skills with the ability to type 30+ wpm
    • Familiarity with inventory software
    • Experience with pharmacy software such as PioneerRx, QSI, etc. preferred
    • Familiarity with Electronic Medical/Health Records (EMR/EHR) such as EPIC, NextGen, CERNER, etc. preferred
    • Must have a reliable mode of transportation to get to and from our Baton Rouge, LA pharmacy on a regular daily basis
    • Must have a positive attitude, be energetic and flexible, have excellent phone etiquette, and provide exceptional customer service
    • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and if hired, must provide proof of vaccinationAvita is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. Avita does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. Avita also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws.

Keywords: Avita Pharmacy, Baton Rouge , Pharmacy Inventory Specialist, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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