Position Summary: The incumbent in this position will be responsible for the overall management of all pharmacy operations in his/her area, supervision of the daily activities of the staff assigned to pharmacy operations, and for all operational activities and processes designed to provide evidence-based and cost effective medication dispensing, monitoring, distribution, customer service, and appropriate patient care. Responsible for the tactical and strategic planning for his/her section and areas of responsibility in coordination with the Chief Pharmacy Officer. Provides leadership and oversight for training, education, and competency of pharmacy staff. Recruits, hires, supervises, and evaluates pharmacy staff. Ensures compliance with all Federal and State regulations, and departmental policies. Develops and implements sustainable policies and procedures, provides oversight of payroll and scheduling, and provides staffing support as necessary. Provides leadership and oversight for medication safety and security and for policy development and implementation in his/her area. The incumbent will identify opportunities to improve services through the use of technology and equipment and is actively involved in departmental strategic planning, implementing cost savings strategies, and enhancing revenue opportunities. Acts as the designated Pharmacist in Charge for the areas of oversight.
Required Qualifications: Ability to apply sound judgment in ambiguous situations and effectively manage changeAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystemAbility to read and correctly interpret complex regulations, contracts and policiesAbility to use computerized systems, applications, such as Microsoft Office, medication and safety technologies, and automated dispensing equipmentDemonstrated experience in project coordination and implementation of programsFinancial management and analysis skills consistent with budgetary responsibilitiesMinimum 5 years managerial experienceMust possess State of California Pharmacist License in good standing within 12 months of hireMust possess State of California Pharmacy License w/in 12 months of hireRegistered Pharmacist
Preferred Qualifications: An advanced administrative degree (M.S., M.H.A., M.P.H., M.B.A.)Experience in a union environmentKnowledge and use of EPIC electronic health recordPost-graduate residency trainingPrior successful management experience, preferably at a large, multi-hospital organization
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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