Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Pharmacy Services
Job ID: 671028
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Horizon
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 110 North Main Street, Greenville PA 16125


UPMC Horizon is looking for a leader that will help manage day to day operations within the pharmacy. This position is a great step within management. Apply today to learn more! 


Assist the Director in organizing and supervising the Pharmacy Services as prescribed by state and federal law, JCAHO, AOA, State Board of Pharmacy and the System policies.

  • Assist in the implementation of administrative directives to staff.
  • Assist with after-hours coverage for provided services.
  • Assist with compiling of statistical data for evaluation of productivity.
  • Assist with the development of departmental procedures.
  • Assist with the organization and direction of the daily activities of the Pharmacy Services.
  • Assist with the procurement, storage and inventory control of pharmaceuticals.
  • Continually assess and improve department performance.
  • Contribute to the efficient operation and management of the unit.
  • Coordinate and integrate services within department and other departments.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for containment of hospital costs through implementation of the formulary control process.
  • Demonstrates dependability, reliability, and independent judgement recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.
  • Determine the qualifications and competence of department personnel who provide patient care services and who are not licensed independent practitioners.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support theprovision of services.
  • Implement and maintain an IV admixture program that ensures accuracy, sterility andtherapeutic appropriateness of all IV admixtures and other sterile products.
  • Integrate department's services with the hospital's primary functions.
  • Maintain a patient profile system to monitor patient's drug therapy for safety and efficacy.
  • Maintain a system for procurement, storage, and inventory control of pharmaceuticals.
  • Maintain and update the pharmacy computer system.
  • Maintain appropriate quality control programs
  • Maintain contracts for procurement of pharmaceuticals.
  • Maintain distribution of medication according to established policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain distribution of medication according to established schedule and daily activities.
  • Maintain statistical data through workload management for evaluation of productivity.
  • Make professional judgments concerning the dispensing of medications including drug interaction, dosage calculations and over-dose prevention.
  • Participate in orientation of new staff.
  • Participate in selecting outside sources for needed services
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluations of patient care with the patient and other significant other.
  • Perform all aspects of the Pharmacy quality improvement program including collection and tabulation of data, maintenance of monitors and formulation of quarterly analysis reports.
  • Perform monthly floor stock medication inspections. Maintain crash carts.
  • Perform professional judgments concerning the dispensing of medications including therapeutic appropriateness, drug inter-actions, dosage calculations and overdose prevention.
  • Promote growth of employees through coaching, counseling and training. Assist the Director with the annual and introductory performance
  • Promote the hospital's image and maintain a positive and helpful attitude toward employees, physicians, visitors, and the community to enhance the hospital's reputation as a health care center.
  • Provide clinical drug information to physicians and nursing staff.
  • Provide for orientation, in-service training, and continuing education of all persons in thedepartment.
  • Recommend a sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide care.
  • Recommend space and other resources needed by the department.
  • Supervise monthly floor stock medication inspections performed by staff.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.  
  • Three years of hospital pharmacy experience or satisfactory completion of an approved hospital pharmacy residency program is required.  
  • Leadership experience is preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Employee must obtain required CPR/ACLS/PALS/NRP certifications within one year of hire/transfer
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Pharmacist license

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

Salary Range: $44.56 to $74.23

Union Position: No

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