Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Admin Fellow - Year 1
Job ID: 02250266
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight hours with rotating weekends and holidays
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC Presbyterian is looking for a Pharmacy Administration Fellow to join their team for the next 24 months. 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. The Pharmacy Administrator Fellow will be scheduled to work full-time daylight hours with rotating weekends and holidays. 

  • Serve as an interim leader on institutional leadership committees.
  • Maintain operations, oversee staff and manage all other aspects of assigned scope of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Must build relationships throughout the organization and proactively seek projects and opportunities for the second year of the fellowship.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must complete all tasks and projects as assigned by members of the program director, coordinator and preceptors.


  • 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, and interpersonal skills are required
  • Ability to interface with numerous players in various departments and entities is important
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: Set rate at $35.17/hour. 

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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