Job Description

Job Title: Supv Chief Pharmacist
Job ID: 663163
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 1330-2200 or 1430-2300
Shift: Evening Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

This position offers a set rate of pay of $70.69 for all levels of experience!

 

Assist in planning, administration and evaluation of the department operations to accomplish goals and strategic initiatives. Responsible for managing daily operations of the Pharmacy.



Responsibilities:
  • Act as liaison between service areas and the pharmacy team by coordinating services and resolving issues or problems to ensure a highly effective medication use system.
  • Actively participate in medication safety programs. Active participation means identifying opportunities to improve safety (reporting errors and adverse drug events) and implementing system-based changes as a result of those opportunities.
  • Audits controlled substance systems and follow up on all unresolved discrepancies.
  • Complete pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow, verifying their sterile and non sterile medication preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals.
  • Coordinate orientation, training and competency assessment of employees.
  • Dispense medications by compounding, packaging and labeling medications in accordance with professional practice guidelines, state pharmacy laws and regulatory standards.
  • Interact with patients and other health care professionals to complete home medication lists, completes admission medication reconciliation, educates on proper medication usage, adjusts medication doses based on renal function and drug levels and performs other clinical initiatives when applicable per policy.
  • Maintain compliance with established Pharmacy Departments's policies and procedures, professional practice guidelines, state pharmacy laws and regulatory standards.
  • Prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities, assuring safe and effective indication, dose, route and administration times.

Qualifications

Bachelors in Pharmacy required. Doctorate in Pharmacy preferred. Two years of supervisory experience required.

 

Prior Pharmacy Supervisor experience strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Required Current Pennsylvania drivers license Required Authorization to administer injectables required within one year for retail pharmacies, preferred for inpatient pharmacies.

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

Salary Range: $36.23 to $54.34

Union Position: No

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