Purchasing Coordinator in Louisville, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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Job Description


Title: Purchasing Coordinator

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Pharmacy Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Purchasing Coordinator.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Purchasing Coordinator Responsibilities

This purchasing coordinator is responsible for pharmacy purchasing and inventory management. Coordinator will oversee and manage all data analysis and reporting associated with pharmaceutical purchasing & contracting for Pharmacy Alternatives.  

  • Utilize inventory control programs and policies to achieve targeted inventory levels and turns.
  • Recommend product selection, addition and/or elimination based on contracts, availability, usage, and/or formulary management/clinical initiatives.
  • Recognize product trends and adjust inventory levels accordingly.
  • Ensure the uninterrupted flow of products to assigned pharmacy locations through appropriate purchasing procedures.
  • Review the inventory and purchasing needs on a daily basis.
  • Coordinate resolution of all inventory order problems (i.e. back orders, manufacturer outs).
  • Prepare, train, and participate in and monitor accuracy of all physical inventories.
  • Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements

  • Knowledge of Pharmacy inventory requisition processes and systems preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess and obtain knowledge of medication names - generic and trade.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy operations and pharmaceutical inventory control preferred.


  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

9901 Linn Station Rd FL 6 - 11 , Louisville, KY 40223-3824 USA