Inventory Control Specialist
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The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for inventory management of all hospital medications and supplies. The position will perform duties related to ordering, receiving, unpacking and stocking inventory, with an emphasis on daily maintenance of stocked medications and supplies in all departments throughout Ryan Hospital. Additionally, adapting inventory control to 1) newly-implemented pharmacy dispensing cabinets and 2) an electronic medical record system will be required. Both of these systems are designed to provide detailed usage and financial accountability for medication and supplies throughout the hospital
An Associate’s degree and 3 years of experience working in a pharmacy and purchasing /inventory control, controlled substance distribution and accountability; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent organizational and problem solving, must be detailed oriented; ability to communicate effectively with many levels throughout the hospital; advanced knowledge and experience with Excel, Word, and Outlook required.
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