Job Description

Job Title: Supervisor Chief Pharmacist
Job ID: 54604151
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varying shfts between 7 am - 6:30 pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cole
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915

Description

Do you love acting as a leader to others and thrive off of developing your employees? UPMC Cole is a community hospital that provides high-quality care to our patients. This position will act as the site Supervisor for the pharmacy but will also work alongside the other pharmacy staff. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their pharmacy career. Apply today to learn more!

This is a full-time position that will work varying daylight hours with a rotating weekend and holiday schedule. We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefit package, and the opportunity to learn and grow in your career!


Purpose:

Assist in planning, administration and evaluation of the department operations to accomplish goals and strategic initiatives. Responsible for managing daily operations of the Pharmacy.

Responsibilities:
  • Interact with patients and other health care professionals to complete home medication lists, completes admission medication reconciliation, educates on proper medication usage, adjusts medication doses based on renal function and drug levels and performs other clinical initiatives when applicable per policy.
  • Actively participate in medication safety programs. Active participation means identifyingopportunities to improve safety (reporting errors and adverse drug events) and implementing system-based changes as a result of those opportunities.
  • Prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities, assuring safe and effective indication, dose, route and administration times.
  • Coordinate orientation, training and competency assessment of employees.
  • Maintain compliance with established Pharmacy Departments's policies and procedures, professional practice guidelines, state pharmacy laws and regulatory standards.
  • Act as liaison between service areas and the pharmacy team by coordinating services and resolving issues or problems to ensure a highly effective medication use system.
  • Dispense medications by compounding, packaging and labeling medications in accordance with professional practice guidelines, state pharmacy laws and regulatory standards.
  • Audits controlled substance systems and follow up on all unresolved discrepancies.
  • Complete pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow, verifying their sterile and non sterile medication preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals.

Qualifications

B.S. degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.) required. 
Two years of pharmacy supervisory experience required.
Strongly prefers 3 years of previous hospital pharmacy experience.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Required
Current Pennsylvania drivers license Required
Authorization to administer injectables required within one year for retail pharmacies, preferred for inpatient pharmacies.

  • Driver's License
  • Pharmacist

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $46.82 to $77.99 / hour

    Union Position: No

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