Pharmaceutical Coordinator Ambulatory – Care Network-Karabots

Company Name: Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US - 19139

Job Duration: 2021-09-14 to 2021-10-14


Location: LOC_KARABOTS-Care Network-Karabots 

Req ID: 129013

Shift: Any

Employment Status: Regular – Full Time 

Job Summary

Responsible for all aspects of inventory management of immunizations and medications in one or more ambulatory locations.

Job Responsibilities

1.    Responsible for ordering, receiving, storage, and inventory of all immunizations, including VFC (Vaccine for Children) stock and privately ordered stock. 

  • Ordering: full inventory replacement every 28 days
  • Receiving: unpack and storage large volumes of vaccine, maintaining cold chain
  • Storage: maintaining organized, temperature controlled environment consistent with vaccine storage recommendations.  Responsible for Lot Management in Epic and twice daily temperature documentation, preparedness for and management of temperature excursions
  • Inventory: Maintaining vaccine inventory in medication room refrigerators and freezers.  Tracking and reporting vaccine waste
  • Preparation for annual VFC audit and re-enrollment

2.    Responsible for ordering, receiving, storage and inventory of all medications

  • Ordering: monitor par levels and order to maintain supply
  • Receiving: unpack and store medications
  • Storage: ensure organized storage, monitor expiration dates
  • Inventory: maintain inventory in medications rooms
  • Prescription Reconciliation: resolve issues with pharmacy-supplied medications dispensed in clinic

3.    Responsible for compliance to all federal, state, and department standards and regulations for vaccinations and medications

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education:

  • Graduate of an approved Pharmacy Technician Program
  • College Graduate

Preferred Experience:

  • Vaccine for Children (VFC) inventory management strongly encouraged
  • Experience with medication or vaccine inventory oversight
  • Familiarity with Epic (Electronic Medical Record)


Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Additional Technical Requirements

Basic computer skills

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

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Philadelphia, PA 19146