Job Description

Manager Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy
Job CategoryManagement
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

SUMMARY:

Manages operation and supervises all departmental distribution/clinical and educational activities; plans, controls, coordinates and measures the work of the department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Manages staff; interviews, hires and trains; evaluates employee performance; deals with performance problems as appropriate; delegates work assignments effectively.

Assists in managing department budget.

Manages Pharmacy operations and coordinates functions with the needs of other departments. 

Oversees and manages drug purchases, information and review for drug interactions.

Benchmarks pharmacy operations with local/regional and national solutions.

Critically reviews the medical literature; collates and summarizes studies and makes recommendations to the appropriate party.

Networks with hospital departments, takes input and in conjunction with Administration and Pharmacy Department to develop projects, and monitors their progress to completion.

Monitors pharmacy payment methodologies and pharmacy systems to ensure accuracy and understanding by staff.

Assimilates pharmacy/hospital projects into presentations that can be conveyed in an interesting and positive manner on the hospital’s behalf.

Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values policies and standards.

Performs related duties assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Graduate of AACP accredited College of Pharmacy; preferred Master’s degree in Pharmacy.

EXPEREINCE:  Five (5) years of pharmacy experience, preferably in a supervisory or lead role.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:  Current Pharmacist licensure in Arizona.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Extensive knowledge of drugs and drug interactions.

  • Knowledge of hospital’s pharmacy needs and Arizona and Federal laws regarding pharmacy operations and drug procurement. 

  • Skill with computer applications such as PC File, Folder, Word, EXCEL, Outlook, PowerPoint and presentation skills and Pyxis.

  • Skill in interviewing techniques and evaluating employee performance.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 

  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

  • Ability to work with concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions and to apply mathematical operations to solve or analyze job-related situations.

  • Ability to create financial forecasts and budgets; ability to identify positive or negative variances from expected outcomes.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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