This position is the pharmacy manager for our unit dose areas within the inpatient pharmacy including supervision of pharmacist and technician supervisors. Employee is responsible for daily management of pharmacy operations within unit dose areas and on the nursing units. Roughly 6 million doses come from central pharmacy each year, the manager is responsible for ensuring that we meet our regulatory and productivity metrics while maintaining optimal patient safety. Responsible for supervision, staff development and assessment of staff competency. Works with Inpatient Assistant Chief to identify areas of improvement and solutions, ensure regulatory compliance and operational effectiveness. Works with, coordinates and manage inpatient pharmacists and technician supervisors to facilitate optimum drug delivery, pharmacy operations, inventory control and regulatory compliance. Ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations, Joint Commission and professional practice standards, as well as University and department policies, procedures and standards. Assists the Chief Pharmacist and other members of the management team to plan, implement and monitor new programs and processes that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of pharmacy services. Plans and coordinates the development of pharmacists and technicians to meet regulatory requirements and patient needs. Serve as departmental liaison with Patient Care Services and other departments. Participates on departmental and interdisciplinary committees.
The pharmacist also participates in clinical and operational assignments. Their responsibility is to provide delivery of optimal drug therapy. This includes appropriate drug selection, administration, dosing, and computer order processing. Pharmacists also monitor drug therapy to achieve desired outcomes and avoid drug toxicity. The pharmacist works as an integral part of the patient care team and assists physicians and nurses in providing drug therapy.
California Pharmacist Licensure is required, or CA License eligible.
Out of State Pharmacist Eligible to Apply
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience
Prior management experience within in a hospital setting or completion of a Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency
Master's degree (MS, MHA, MBA) or equivalent
Board Certification (e.g. BCPS) or equivalent
Strategic planning experience
Must hold valid Pharmacist Licensure in home state and obtain CA licensure within 6 months of employment
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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