This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only
The Pharmacy Manager will oversee two outpatient pharmacies in close proximity on the UC San Diego Health Hillcrest Campus (Hillcrest Medical Center Discharge Pharmacy and Medical Offices South [MOS] Pharmacy). The position will require the manager to be the legal Pharmcist-in-Charge (PIC) for the MOS Pharmacy and work closely with the PIC for the Medical Center Pharmacy but acting as the primary supervisor for that team.
Will manage pharmacy operations to achieve quality, service, and productivity objectives. Ensures staff adheres to internal policy and external regulations for the medication use process, including prescribing, drug preparation, storage, dispensing, administration and monitoring.
Manages to achieve department objectives through defining individual goals and ensuring work meets quality, timeline, and customer service standards. Advises employees on handling sensitive patient situations and resolving issues.
Develops, implements and monitors policies and procedures for daily operations to ensure regulatory compliance. Partners with managers across clinical and administrative disciplines to improve workflow.
Implements quality and service improvement initiatives to support strategic plans. Provides input for short and long range pharmacy goals. Participates in developing drug use protocols and workflow systems for drug manufacturing, storing, and dispensing.
Evaluates department productivity, operations and quality of care performance against standards. Recommends changes and improvements to close gaps.
Participates in fiscal planning and accountable for adhering to budget. Assists with cost analysis and identifies ways to increase efficiency and reduce waste.
Represents the department/unit on interdisciplinary committees on a range of patient care topics, such as patient satisfaction levels, workforce quality improvement initiatives, workflow efficiencies and clinical information systems.
Serves as a member on Pharmacy related local, state, and/or national professional committees.
Recommends changes in staffing, executes recruiting and onboarding, verifying new hires meet standards. Updates job descriptions and career series to maintain accuracy. Conducts performance evaluations and defines development goals.
Serves as an educational resource for pharmacy staff, promotes professional growth and advancement, encourages participation in trainings and educational programs.
Other duties as assigned.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm D) or equivalent training.
Registered Pharmacist - issued by the state of California (RPH)
Seven (7+) or more years of relevant experience.
Experience and proven success in Pharmacy practice and industry best practices in optimizing the use of medication to treat patients. Consistently stays updated on pharmacy regulations, drug products, and developments in research and design.
Supervisory experience in an outpatient pharmacy with emphasis given for a union represented workforce
Prior experience as a California Board of Pharmacy designated Pharmacist-in-Charge (PIC)
Must pass a background check.
Must pass physical and TB test.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
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