Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Pharmacy-Chartwell
Job ID: 11050893
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Community Provider Svcs
Department: Erie
Location: 1700 Peach St, Erie PA 16501


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.


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


  • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • 4 years of progressive pharmacy experience, including both dispensing and consultant experience. 
  • Management experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Pharmacist
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $45.90 to $76.46 / hour

    Union Position: No

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