Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Manager-Pharmacy Inventory Control + Distribution.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for order placement of pharmaceuticals and related products for NYULMC. While working in concert with the Pharmacy 340B program team, this role will also provide customer service support to other departments within the NYULMC network as deemed appropriate. This individual will also be responsible for maintaining relationships with suppliers and vendors, managing a hands-on, dynamic pharmacy inventory, and leading all operations in the receiving area. This position requires an individual with the ability to be an effective leader and communicator who strives to provide a positive work environment in a world-class institution.
Fosters and oversees effective relationship with pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors to ensure optimal drug product acquisition and pricing
Coordinates and manages all new Medication Epic ERX requests
Creates dashboards for continuous process improvement
Works closely with the VBM (Value Based Medicine) team to identify and implement cost saving measures
Understands the importance of, and assists with, maintaining drug contract compliance
Assumes ownership of all pharmacy inventory operations while working in concert with the drug shortage committee to ensure uninterrupted supply of drug products
Clearly communicates intentions and strategies with all pharmacy staff
Recognizes the value and impact of core purchasing technologies and works with Pharmacy IT to automate processes to the greatest practical extent and maximize functionalities
Conducts business in a timely, professional, and ethical manner at all times
Works closely with the Pharmacy 340B program team to ensure continued program compliance
Receives relevant product invoices for payment, manages associated purchase order activity, and maintains a general awareness of these products financial impact
Demonstrates the ability to multitask and problem solve in a fast-paced working environment
Cooperates with internal and external customers to ensure efficient operations
Demonstrates accountability in managing receiving area personnel, workflow, pharmacy inventory, and the dynamic needs of all applicable pharmacy stakeholders
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree and two years purchasing or similar experience Strong writing and oral communication skills Strong Interpersonal skills that includes active listening and communicating Self-starter with minimal supervision Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with different teams both internally & externally Strong conflict management skills Strong customer focus with a sense of urgency and high level of accountability
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in managing a team Masters in Business Administration Five or more years of pharmacy purchasing experience Experience with purchasing systems and supply chain management technologies are preferred Ability to analyze, suggest and improve processes to improve total group efficiency and productivity
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.