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Pharmacy Tech - Purchasing

  • Job Family: Medical and Clinical
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Anticipated End Date:
  • Reference: JR102831





Be Part of an Extraordinary Team  

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy is now part of CarelonRx, and a proud member of the Elevance Health family of companies. Together, CarelonRx and BioPlus offer consumers and providers an unparalleled level of service that’s easy and focused on whole health. Through our distinct clinical expertise, digital capabilities, and broad access to specialty medications across a wide range of conditions, we deliver an elevated experience, affordability, and personalized support throughout the consumer’s treatment journey.

LOCATION: This position will work onsite at our office at 4740 Victory LN, Indianapolis, IN. You must be able to commute to this location on a daily basis (M-F).

Start Date: March 11th, 2024

Shift: There is not a specific shift. Workers will be doing a rotating schedule (8am-8pm). Workers will start off working from 8am to 5pm but everyone will need to be prepared to rotate on opening and closing shifts.

The Pharmacy Technician- Purchasing is responsible for supporting all activities related to effective inventory ordering and reconciliation. Responsible for ordering drugs and supplies for pharmacy, based on established order points and as directed.

How You Will Make an Impact

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Ensure that purchased items meet customer service demands, pharmacy operations requirements, and specified pricing models.

  • Utilize inventory control programs and policies to achieve targeted inventory levels.

  • Review inventory and purchasing needs on a daily basis to ensure the uninterrupted flow of products through appropriate purchasing procedures.

  • Communicate in real time shortages of medications or changes in stock availability and coordinate resolutions of all inventory order problems (i.e. back orders, manufacture outs, etc.).

  • Oversee required responses to and management of medication recall notifications in conjunction with the pharmacy manager.

  • Ensure the accuracy of computerized inventory records.

  • Direct the performance of cycle counts on a regular basis to validate physical inventoried items against system records.

  • Investigate variances and report on findings to management.

  • Direct periodic physical inventories in compliance with standards set by management.

  • Enter completed count sheets into the database and investigate discrepancies.

  • Work with accounting to resolve all reconciliation issues as they arise.

  • Develop and foster working relationships with wholesalers to collaborate, proactively resolve issues, and optimize the inventory ordering process.

  • Until and optimize program reports detailing volume.

  • Profitability, pricing, and other reporting metrics as needed. Strive to consistently improve the overall efficiency and optimal operation of the inventory ordering process.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an active, professional license, if required by state law, State Pharmacy Technician Certification or National Certification based on applicable state(s) requirements, to practice as a Pharmacy Technician within the scope of practice in a state or territory of the United States.

  • Requires H.S. diploma or equivalent and minimum of 3 years of experience in inventory control and purchasing; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • For URAC accredited areas, the following professional competencies apply: Associates in this role are expected to have strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills.

  • EnterpriseRX experince is preferred

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office applications


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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