Pharmacy Buyer Resume Samples

A Pharmacy Buyer takes responsibility for buying and maintaining inventories within the pharmacy and drug repositories at large clinics or hospitals. Such pharmacies provide over-the-counter medicines, drugs, bandages, light durable medical equipment, and prescribed medications to patients. A well-drafted Pharmacy Buyer Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – maintaining the stock level of the pharmacy by procuring drugs, and medical equipment, controlling costs, processing orders, distributing pharmaceuticals, negotiating with vendors to obtain the best practices, implementing inventory management procedures, and monitoring pharmaceuticals prices.

Resume samples in the field contain skills such as – knowledge of pharmaceutical products, good numeracy skills, selling skills, networking skills, persuasion abilities, and computer competencies. Education requirements include a degree in science and a certification in purchasing management. Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical requirements is also needed.

Pharmacy Buyer Resume example

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Headline : Highly motivated, ethical, MBA-educated health care professional offering exceptional leadership and communication skills. Successful health care leader who has managed in a variety of different settings. Excellent team building skills. Talent for quickly mastering technology - adept in several healthcare software programs.

Skills : Project Management, Budget Analysis, Compliance Officer, Trainer, Educator, Buyer, Operations Management.

Description :

    1. Properly cleaned and maintained department equipment such as IV hoods.
    2. Compounded and repackaged medications, including unit-doses, topical medications and sterile products.
    3. Conducted routine inspections of medication storage locations.
    4. Regularly stocked shelves, rotated stock and checked for expired medications.
    5. Managed supply procurement and management processes.
    6. Completed new and updated patient profiles, including lists of patient medications.
    7. Prepacked bulk medicines, filled bottles with prescribed medications and affixed correct labels.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Headline : Energetic, detail-oriented professional with motivation to maintain customer satisfaction and contribute to company success. Core Strengths Fast learner with a wide range of practical skills Customer service oriented Cash management Excellent communication skills Energetic work attitude.

Skills : Purchasing, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Determined department needs, corrects vendor pricing and delivery schedule and establishes contracts as necessary.
    2. Corrected invoice discrepancies.
    3. Reviewed purchase requisitions for appropriate cost center, sub-account, vendor, cost and proper approvals if required.
    4. Conducted negotiation and bidding process of supplies for best possible price and delivery.
    5. Monitored product costs, product availability, new items and technology as well as vendor performance.
    6. Contributed ideas for cost reductions or improved efficiency without sacrificing quality.
    7. Kept all files accurate and current Processes invoices for payment promptly, to avoid late fees.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AA


Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Summary : A highly talented, skilled and professional pharmacy technician with thirteen years of experience in the hospital setting; seeking a position to utilize my technical skills, and knowledge of hospital work flows.

Skills : Quick Learner, Great Under Pressure, And Possess Great Communication ; Use With Accudose, Pyxis 4000 And ES, MedDispense And Omnicel; Epic, Healthland, Cerner, HMM Programs; Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, And Reader.

Description :

    1. Maintained annual pharmacy inventory of $10 to $15 million with semi-annual audits.
    2. Processed purchases, direct and emergency pharmaceutical orders; reconciled discrepancies to ensure payment and utilization.
    3. Performed physical inventory counts on a monthly and annual basis.
    4. Coordinated the lending and borrowing of medications/supplies to and from other healthcare entities.
    5. Processed and documented a large volume of pharmaceutical recalls.
    6. Analyzed pharmaceutical/supplies purchasing data to assist in budgetary planning.
    7. Involved in the H1N1 flu vaccine program; ordered, allocated, reported and expired the vaccine as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Business & Accounting

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Summary : To partner with a company that will allow me to utilize my knowledge and skills but will provide an opportunity to obtain a rewarding career that provides an opportunity for personal growth in a professional environment.

Skills : Great Communication and Interpersonal , Analytical , Computer , Medical Terminology , and Pharmaceutical Calculation ,.

Description :

    1. Managed a monthly inventory with inventory turns every 3 days.
    2. Planned layout of pharmacy and location of all products when we went live with OptiFill.
    3. Maintained inventory in the automated OptiFill software.
    4. Worked with CarePoint, AHSIS, and UPS to develop our shipping department software.
    5. Ran reports from wholesaler or pharmacy software for Director of Pharmacy.
    6. Kept reports on all purchases to verify wholesalers had our contracts ranked accordingly.
    7. Worked with Premier to audit contracts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate In Legal Office Administration

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Summary : A reliable and hardworking individual with knowledge and skills to work in a Pharmacy and/or office setting. A quick learner with the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and the capacity to multi-task. Positive attitude and excellent communication skills allows me to work as a team-member as well as independently. Knowledgeable of Hospital regulations and protocols. I am ready and able to work as soon as possible for any shift available.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Office, Pharmacy Technician, Purchasing- Hospital Pharmacy.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the procurement of all medications and supplies in the Pharmacy department for use of Hospital to ensure proper patient care.
    2. Ordered medications for other departments in the Hospital.
    3. Controlled the inventory of the Pharmacy by creating max/min levels for each medication and supply of the department.
    4. Put together monthly spending reports.
    5. Conducted the annual Inventory review.
    6. Maintained logs for invoices, loan and borrow, and Narcotic DEA forms.
    7. Acquired and maintained relationships with Drug Reps and Vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Summary : Dedicated leader with over 20 years of experience in the Pharma/Healthcare industry. Experience in delivering measurable results by focusing on operational improvements while adding value to the bottom line. Identify and create business improvement processes while implementing strategies that consistently reach assigned business objectives.

Skills : Inventory Management, Procurement, Management, Contract Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Prepared weekly and month-end accounts payable and accruals for all Stock Keeping Units (SKU's) procured.
    2. Maintained monthly inventory database control for Midwest satellite branches.
    3. Reconciled general ledger discrepancies involved with cost of goods purchased and sold in preparation for monthly financial statements.
    4. Performed contract negotiations and vendor evaluations with Corporate Procurement Team.
    5. Responsible for efficient logistics resulting in the most cost efficient transportation mechanisms for end- user patient delivery.
    6. Maintained Quality Assessment Reviews for process improvements and final corporate Risk Management reviews.
    7. Implemented various processes and procedures for optimal efficiency, error reduction, and cost effectiveness, by utilizing Lean initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Headline : Responsible for Maintaining storeroom inventory for selected items and review usage statistics, adjusting minimum/maximum levels as appropriate, Verifying availability and price of items at the time the order is placed, and comply with formulary purchasing controls.

Skills : Multi-tasking, Problem-solving, Customer service, Time management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all pharmacy purchases.
    2. Managed the yearly inventory.
    3. Able to grow with this pharmacy.
    4. Used Being a buyer and a technician, I was able to multi-task.
    5. Built cross-functional relationships with Manufacturing Account Managers in efforts to cultivate a strong and successful business environment.
    6. Attended weekly meetings, via conference calls, with our corporate divisions to ensure we were following protocol.
    7. Worked closely with the Director of Pharmacy and the Assistant Director of Pharmacy to maintain a productive and regulated environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Headline : As a Pharmacy Buyer, responsible for Entering purchase orders into the electronic order entry (EOE) system(s) accurately and completely, Maintaining the purchase order file for direct orders. Follow up and expedites orders as required.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Placed daily purchase orders with primary wholesalers, secondary wholesalers and direct vendors to support dispensing operations in all three pharmacies.
    2. Answered questions (phone and e-mail) other teammates may have around product availability, vendors or purchase orders in accordance with response times established for the position with follow up as necessary.
    3. Maintained compliance with all vendor contracts and generic programs while maximizing pricing opportunities and special buy offers.
    4. Maintained and routinely updated reorder points for all active items to maximize service levels while minimizing working capital.
    5. Added new items and maintain existing items in the prescription processing system including Medispan information, pricing, vendor information and reorder levels.
    6. Managed order workflow queues to process new item requests from other teams, ensure needed product is on order, split scripts off orders based upon available of product on hand, send scripts to RPH queues for NDC changes and work with the insurance teams for payer specific product needs.
    7. Acted as pharmacy purchasing agent with direct reporting duties to the Director of Pharmacy.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Buyer Resume

Objective : Responsible for Initiating purchase of pharmaceutical products and supplies through authorized vendors according to contractual agreements through the group purchasing organization for the corporation, Determining order dates and quantities, Processing DEA 222 forms for the purchase of controlled substances.

Skills : Purchasing, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Included ensuring availability of vital pharmaceuticals on a continuous basis, while keeping rising costs within budgetary constraints.
    2. Reported all controlled substances to 10 states for each pharmacy.
    3. Worked with CarePoint to create new reports to help identify products not moving in my inventory.
    4. Implemented and managed annual Influenza Program for the entire hospital (patients and staff).
    5. Processed returns and outdates promptly.
    6. Acted as a liaison with vendors to ensure quality service.
    7. Reconstituted oral liquids.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor's Of Science In Accounting

    Pharmacy Buyer Resume

    Objective : Responsible for Maintaining vigilance over all vendors deliveries. Informs clinical/management staff of any order delays or changes to prevent over utilization of emergency delivery methods, Receiving all requisitions-paper or electronic and audits for correct item descriptions, quantity, unit price, vendor selection and approvals. Maintains all required purchase order files.

    Skills : Maintenance Skills, Supervising Skills.

    Description :

      1. Assisted in the training of technicians in inventory practices (pharmacy, nursing unit and Pyxis).
      2. Informed director when staff is not following appropriate inventory practices.
      3. Pharmaceutical Purchased and Contract Analysis.
      4. Assisted the Pharmacy Director by supplying any data needed to ensure accurate monthly/yearly financial statements and reports.
      5. Accuratly and timely billed entry.
      6. Coordinated record maintenance and storage.
      7. Performed clerical duties such as assisting with preparation and distribution of materials for pharmacy staff, data collection and record keeping for departmental activity and productivity and other projects to support departmental activities.
      8. Reviewed purchase orders for contract compliance/pricing optimization and execute orders through wholesaler/distributor and direct channels to ensure timely delivery and shipment.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      GED