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Research Procurement Technician (Retail)

Job ID: 211295
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Day shift

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Retail Pharmacy

Full Time- Day Shift

The Research Procurement Technician is responsible for acquisition of medications, supplies and clinical trial materials as required to support the operations of the department; receipt and proper inventory and storage of materials; shipping of material to other clinical sites or to study participants; transfer of materials between locations; and chargeback of purchase costs to individual clinical trials. The highest degree of accuracy and attention to detail is expected of this position. Additionally, the Research Procurement Technician is responsible for compliance with regulations, policies and study protocols when performing the duties of the position.

 Evaluate and monitor inventory for clinical trials to ensure that drug is available as needed for enrolled patients • Maintain inventory records for research and non-research medications and supplies • Develop purchase orders and work with the ITMAT business office for required equipment and supplies • Provide cost information as required for investigational protocol budgets • Competency in research technician workflows to provide cross coverage as needed • Proficient in ordering systems including drug wholesaler, university purchasing system and any study specific software • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization.

H.S. Diploma/GED, required.  And 3 to 5 years Pharmacy Technician experience, required. Bachelor's Degree Science preferred but not required. Prior experience with inventory management and control, preferred.  CPhT certification required.

When applying to this position, please upload your current pharmacy technician certification.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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