Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Administrative Fellow - Year 1
Job ID: 763967
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Primarily daylight hours
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
The UPMC Pharmacy Administration Fellowship Program (PAFP) is an integrated program that offers learning experiences in both the UPMC Health System and through dedicated scope of responsibility at UPMC Presbyterian. The program is a 24 month experience designed to provide fellows with practical experience in health care management through rotation based structure that trains young professionals and helps them develop leadership skills and qualities. Each fellow will be expected to work on various projects during each rotation, maintain their assigned scope of responsibility while also learning from their preceptors and mentors.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the recruitment of new Administrative Fellows and should serve as a mentor for junior colleagues.
  • Attend all relevant management and administrative meetings. May be required to provide administrative support for some of these meetings.
  • Completion of the 18 core rotations plus 6 elective rotations. Availability of elective rotations are subject to the fellows' interests and also the availability of the division/department desired.
  • Coordinate day-to-day operational management.
  • Lead special projects and system-wide initiatives both short and long term.
  • Maintain a portfolio of work and experiences as at the end of the program, Fellows will have gained an understanding of clinical operations both in the pharmacy and in general for the hospital at large, as well as had the opportunity to work in areas such as finance, business/network development, performance improvement, human resources, patient safety/quality, physician relations, nursing relations and marketing/recruitment/ talent acquisition/communications and use the portfolio to demonstrate this involvement.
  • Maintain operations, oversee staff and manage all other aspects of assigned scope of responsibility.
  • Must build relationships throughout the organization and proactively seek projects and opportunities for the second year of the fellowship.
  • Must complete all tasks and projects as assigned by members of the program director, coordinator and preceptors.
  • Participate in a structured mentorship program that requires meeting regularly with preceptors and mentors and provide all necessary information to ensure a mutually beneficial experience.
  • Provide a written summary of experiences and key issues learned at the conclusion of each rotation, and must provide feedback on how the rotation could be improved.
  • Serve as an interim leader on institutional leadership committees.

Qualifications

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an accredited school of pharmacy or B.S. with 2 years of experience.
Completion of a residency program preferred. 
Excellent communication, analytical, financial, problem solving, and interpersonal skills are required. 
Ability to interface with numerous players in various departments and entities is important. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Pharmacist license required within 6 months

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Pharmacist

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

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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