Job Summary:

Founded in 1985, SelectQuote provides solutions that help consumers protect their most valuable assets: their families, health and property. SelectRX, a subsidiary of SelectQuote, is prioritizing important population health initiatives focused on actively managed, high-touch patient experience by improving patient engagement and health literacy, simplifying the healthcare journey and facilitating better healthcare options through value-based partnerships.

SelectRX is a high touch, technology-driven specialized medication management pharmacy. We engage virtually with patients to ensure accurate prescription records are maintained in order to achieve improved prescription drug adherence. SelectRX does this by providing a personalized clinical approach driven by a robust technology platform to track adherence with a world-class pharmaceutical packing and distribution facility.

The Pharmacy Purchaser ensures that the pharmacy is stocked with all needed pharmaceuticals and supplies; is responsible for the cost effective purchase of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies; and tracks and replenishes inventory. The Pharmacy Purchaser will play an integral role in managing inventory procedures, purchasing inventory, controlling costs and working with pharmaceutical vendors.

Essential Functions:

  • Places orders and handles routine purchase orders.
  • Verifies order fulfillment and checks invoices.
  • Initiates and implements Quality Improvement as it relates to purchasing.
  • Analyzes markets to determine vendor sources and product availability. Remains cognizant of market fluctuations affecting prices. Interviews and confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Populates inventory records for use in pharmacy and updates prices.
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and identify an appropriate corrective action.
  • May approve invoices for payment.
  • May automate invoicing and purchasing procedures.
  • May transfer drugs between pharmacies.
  • Always exhibits and commands common courtesy, professionalism, and respect when interacting with associates.
  • Always maintains confidentiality in dealing with all clients and company information.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Service oriented with a high degree of interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to procure supplies, materials, and pharmaceuticals for the pharmacy
  • Maintain interface with vendors to ensure the procurement of high quality merchandise, expedient delivery, and dependable service at optimum price
  • Negotiate contractual arrangements between the organization and selected vendors committing funds up to authorized limits
  • High professional ethics and standards
  • Knowledge and understanding of pharmacy software and reporting system
  • Understand and maintains confidentiality regarding patient medications and illnesses (HIPPA).
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, associates, clients, and general public.

Training & Experience

  • Requires an associate’s degree or its equivalent
  • Requires licensure as a Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • 2 years of experience in a related field or in a related area.


Benefits:

It’s an exciting time to join SelectRX, a subsidiary of SelectQuote. We became a publicly traded company in 2020 with the first 100% virtual IPO (non-biotech) in American history. We have also been recognized nationally on the 2021 Top Workplaces USA list and by the Kansas City Business Journal as a 2020 Best Places to Work honoree. SelectRX strives to be a one-stop-shop for Senior Health Information needs, including Medicare Plan Benefits, Healthcare Literacy, Value-Based primary Care, Prescription Drug Management and Patient Engagement.

Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, voluntary short-term disability, company-paid long term disability, company-paid life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D), 401(k) + company match and 100% vesting after 4 years, discretionary profit sharing, employee stock purchase program (espp), paid time off, floating holidays, paid maternity leave, paid parental bonding leave, tuition reimbursement, jury duty pay, work from home stipend, and other paid leaves vary based on work location.