Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Pharmacy
Job ID: 707185
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Requires coverage & oversite of all shifts
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Are you someone that is energized by being part of a dynamic team? UPMC Shadyside is hiring a Manager of Pharmacy. This role will offer a generous benefits package, and a competitive salary. Interested in hearing more? Apply today!

Purpose:

The Manager will 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 budget 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:
  • Assist with the preparation and monitor the budget for areas of responsibility, including drug and personnel costs.
  • Assist with the recruitment, hiring and mentors staff and colleagues through feedback, positive discipline and performance evaluations. Enforce progressive corrective action appropriately.
  • Assure pharmacy is in compliance with all federal and state regulations.
  • Design and implement operational services, including dispensing and compounded product preparation, which support the pharmacists' provision of pharmaceutical care.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Integrate the distributive and cognitive aspects of pharmaceutical care.
  • Maintain a current body of knowledge in the areas of their service with regard to drug therapy and technology. Complete all staff pharmacist competencies.
  • Maintain productive, collaborative relationships with physicians, nurses, departmental managers and others in clinical leadership roles to achieve short and long-term goals for related programs and clinical services.
  • Promote, support and conduct research related to practice.
  • Schedule pharmacists to effectively cover the hours of operations of the pharmacy as well as on call hours.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.  
  • Four years of progressive pharmacy experience, including both dispensing and consultant experience. 
  • Hospital pharmacy experience is strongly preferred. 
  • Management experience is preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Pharmacist

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

Salary Range: $48.25 to $82.02

Union Position: No

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