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HCA Holdings, Inc

Pharmacy Technician/Buyer Full-time, Days

HCA Holdings, Inc - Fort Pierce, FL

Pharmacy Technician/Buyer Full-time, Days

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HCA Healthcare


Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr


Fort Pierce


Florida (FL)

Position type:


Job Code: 00102-7552


No Weekends

Pharmacy Technician/Buyer Full-time (1.0 FTE)

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

Fort Pierce, Florida

Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center as well, which includes the Mazor Robotics Program that provides highly-accurate, minimally-invasive surgery for complex spinal cases.

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!


The Pharmacy Buyer is responsible for managing the pharmaceutical inventory in the assigned hospital including purchasing of pharmaceuticals and related products, oversight of receipt and placing these items in stock, optimization of pharmacy inventory both in the facility pharmacy and automated cabinets. This position ensures all pharmaceutical products are appropriately labeled with barcodes including repackaging of products for patient administration. The Buyer will assist the automation coordinator or individual in similar role with respect to ADU inventory management. The Pharmacy Buyer shall also assist in training personnel on inventory handling and overseeing workflow in the pharmacy when the tech supervisor or pharmacy manager is unavailable.

Duties (included but not limited to):

Participate in all activities of the pharmacy department that involve the inventory management of drugs, medication storage areas and department related supplied.

Established and maintains inventory levels of drug/supplied. Makes decisions in purchasing while complying with budget limitations, and achieving a maximum inventory turnover rate.

Communicates in real time shortages of medications or changes in medication stock availability

Maintains invoicing for all drug and supply accounts

Process wholesaler invoices for payment by account payable according to Policy and Procedures

Manages the transfer of drugs between areas of pharmacy, the hospital, and non-hospital accounts

Demonstrates working knowledge with the general duties of a Pharmacy technician

Position Qualifications:


High School Diploma or equivalent required

Associate or Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or Supply Chain Logistics preferred


National Certification (CPhT) required

Active FL Registered Pharmacy Technician license


Minimum of 2 years of hospital clinical pharmacy experience within the last 3 years of experience as pharmacy technician or pharmacy buyer

Last Edited: 10/26/2017

13 days 14 hours ago

HCA Holdings, Inc


Pharmacy Technician/Buyer Full-time, Days HCA Holdings, Inc - Fort Pierce, FL, United States


Location: Fort Pierce, FL

Company Profile:
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality. Investing in our communities is important to us. HCA typically invests about $1.5 billion annually to keep our facilities modern and up-to-date technologically and to expand and add services where needed. Focusing primarily on communities where the company is a leading healthcare provider, HCA selectively adds new facilities in order to better serve our communities. And because two HCA founders were physicians, we value highly the strong relationships we've created with local physicians. We endeavor to provide them with a wide array of services and modern facilities in order to help them deliver the best possible care.