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Pharmacy Buyer

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


The Pharmacy Buyer is responsible for performing a full range of tasks in the procurement and inventory control of medication and pharmaceutical supplies to sustain the smooth operation of the Pharmacy in accordance with established policies and procedures and/or regulatory pharmaceuticals guidelines. 


  • Reviews and processes purchase requisitions for drugs and pharmacy supplies, determine ordering source ensuring the purchase is made at the most competitive price based upon availability
  • Establishes and maintains an inventory management system; completes periodic audits to ensure reasonable levels are proper appropriate storage.
  • Reconciles and processes vendor invoices to ensure accuracy; works with vendors or accounts payable personnel to resolve discrepancies.
  • Works collaboratively with 340B Coordinators and analysts to manage purchases in compliance with HRSA 34oB regulations and to maximize drug cost saving as applicable
  • Works collaboratively with HHC pharmacy buyer group; communicates drug and supply procurement challenges with Pharmacy leadership team and invested shareholders.
  • Prepares and coordinates yearly pharmacy medication inventory
  • Assists Pharmacy leadership team with quality an d regulatory tasks



  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • Minimum 5 years purchasing experience.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Computer and Internet literate.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills, such as adaptable/flexible in problem resolution.
  • Self motivated/leading to creative performance.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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