Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at Center for Advanced Medicine building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position manages daily operations of pharmacy, assuring current licensure/registrations; supervises pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy interns; supervises preparation/ distribution of medications; responsible for drug purchasing/formulary management and assures drug substitution laws are followed; responsible for scheduling/staffing/pharmacy timesheets; interviewing/hiring new pharmacy staff, performance evaluations, disciplinary and/or counseling for staff and, when appropriate, terminating pharmacy employees; assures staff compliance with education/training; establishes pharmacy policies and procedures; monitors quality assurance processes; manages controlled substances (purchasing and inventory), represents pharmacy at supervisory/management meetings; assures appropriate management of investigational drug studies; assures all rules related to labeling and prescription filing are followed.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises pharmacy staff for accurate order entry, preparation, labeling, dispensing, and checking of medications in assuring proper technique, procedures, and supplies are utilized in preparation of IV admixtures and oral medications
Assures appropriate ordering, receipt, return, and destruction of investigational drugs occurs, and accurate drug accountability is maintained for all division protocols including Alliance, NSABP, HOG, and RTOG
Acts a contact or liaison for drug representatives, providing drug information to physicians, nurses, and pharmacy staff from appropriate sources
Manages controlled substances with scheduled inventories and appropriate ordering including completion of DEA Form 222 or CSOS for Schedule 2 controlled substances
Assures compliance with state and federal regulations, securing/renewing licenses and registrations as required
Supervises drug purchasing, and manages employees
Prepares a monthly pharmacy staffing schedule assuring appropriate staff and shift coverage (including vacations and sick days) and manages pharmacy staff timesheets
Establishes pharmacy policies and procedures for safe and appropriate operation of the pharmacy and compliance with all laws and regulations
Interview and hire new pharmacy employees
Conduct performance appraisals and employee evaluations for pharmacy staff
Serve as State Board of Pharmacy designated pharmacy manager for licensed pharmacy with responsibility for inspections, licensure and compliance with all relevant pharmacy rules and regulations
Handles disciplinary actions and/or counseling for staff when appropriate
Monitors pharmacy quality assurance processes including temperature monitoring of refrigerators and freezers, IV hood cleaning, checking expiration dates, compliance with drug recalls, IV cleanroom requirements, and appropriate prescription filing
Assures staff compliance with continuing education programs, pharmacy related programs, and training programs as required for license renewals and job description
Represents pharmacy at supervisory/management meetings and serves as a liaison between management and pharmacy staff
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharm degree.
3 to 5 years of experience in IV admixture and cytotoxic drug procedures.
1 year of supervisory experience.
Current registration in the state of Missouri and/or Illinois applicably by State of work location as a Pharmacist.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
At least 5 years’ experience in oncology pharmacy and/or pharmacy management
2 years supervisory experience
Working knowledge of current state and federal regulations affecting pharmacy practice
Demonstrated ability to implement standards of accuracy and judgment
The hiring range for this position is $100,402 - $140,546 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please upload the following medical license/certification requirements: MO and/or IL (whichever is applicable)
Any additional license or certifications you may have.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S33.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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