Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Pharmacy
Job ID: 1700020M
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Purpose:


Direct the design and implementation of pharmacy services to support the provision of pharmaceutical care in an efficient and effective manner. Integrate the philosophies and techniques of quality improvement. Ensure that services are provided in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Assist in the recruitment and hiring of staff. Mentor and provide leadership for the staff. Schedule staff to cover hours of operations and on call schedule. Monitor the budge for areas of responsibility (drug margin and staffing) to ensure cost effective services. Participate in and support various inter and intra department committees to promote the role of pharmacy in delivery of optimum patient care. Participate in educational and research initiatives in line with the mission of the organization.


Responsibilities:

Develop, implement, direct and monitor the delivery of pharmaceutical care. Ensure patient/customer satisfaction and implements measures to correct perceived deficiencies in care and service.
 
Ensure pharmacy is in compliance with all federal and state regulations.
 
Schedule pharmacists to effectively cover the hours of operations of the pharmacy as well as on call hours.
 
Design and implement operational services, including dispensing and compounded product preparation, which support the pharmacists' provision of pharmaceutical care
 
Integrate the distributive and cognitive aspects of pharmaceutical care.
 
Ensure provision of cost-effective drug therapy through analysis of patient outcomes; validate that care is provided according to current standards of practice; support and monitor the quality improvement program.
 
Assist with the recruitment, hiring and mentors staff and colleagues through feedback, positive discipline and performance evaluations. Enforce progressive corrective action appropriately.
 
Facilitate staff involvement in established departmental programs, e.g. quality improvement, patient/professional education and staff development. Develop staff advancement opportunities and fosters an environment conducive to innovation and progressive learning.
 
Assist with the preparation and monitor the budge for areas of responsibility, including drug and personnel costs.
 
Promote, support and conduct research related to practice.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy. 

Four years of progressive pharmacy experience, including both dispensing and consultant experience. 


Two years of management or related experience required. 

Current licensure as a Pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.

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UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $37.28 to $55.92

Union Position: No

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