Manager, Pharmaceutical Purchasing & Inventory Management (LMPS Competition Number:
Pharmacy Administration - Langley
New collaborations have taken place across the Lower Mainland Health Authorities in order to share resources, and optimize care and service.
Bring your passion, vision and expertise to a role where you can really make a difference. An exciting opportunity awaits you as Manager, Pharmaceutical Purchasing & Inventory Management for Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services (LMPS) for Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health (or the Organizations
Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services (LMPS) delivers integrated pharmaceutical care, services and programs across the Organizations. Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services includes 10 functional portfolio groupings across the four organizations - Residential Care, Community Based Pharmacy Programs, Professional Practice and Education Programs, Medication Safety, Information Systems and Technology, Medication Use Management, Business Support, Pharmaceutical Purchasing, Pharmaceutical Production, and Drug Distribution Systems. We employ all levels of Pharmacy Professionals across Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and the Sunshine Coast.
In this challenging and diverse role, you are responsible for the direct leadership and management of people and resources, overseeing the operational and administrative activities of the Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services pharmaceutical purchasing and inventory management systems and services. Working collaboratively and reporting to the Director of Pharmacy Services, you will determine priorities and develops processes to carry out strategic initiatives. Foster an environment that empowers and supports individuals to provide safe, quality care, and ensure LMPS pharmaceutical purchasing and inventory systems and services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner.
As the successful candidate you have a Bachelor degree in Health Sciences, Health Care Management, Business, Commerce or a related discipline or Diploma/Certificate in Inventory Management and/or Supply Chain (BCIT/APICS or equivalent and graduation from a recognised Pharmacy Assistant course. You have a minimum of five years' recent related pharmaceutical purchasing/inventory management experience in a large, complex work environment including two years in a supervisory/management role.
This temporary full-time position to approximately March 27, 2015 is located at our Shared Services Facility in Langley, BC.
Make that special difference while enjoying the opportunity for continuous learning and growth.
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Open Until Filled Status:
Temp Full-time FTE:
1.0 Hours of Work:
0700-1500; 0800-1600; 0900-1700 Program/Service:
Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services
Career Level: Management
Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services
Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics