The Area Operations Pharmacy Manager oversees and directs the pharmacy processes and daily operational activities of personnel to ensure the efficient and timely dispensing of medications throughout the Medical Center. Accountable for supervision and management of personnel, standards development, staff development, and continuous improvement of activities within the Pharmacy. Through collaboration with the Area Clinical Manager of Pharmacy and interdisciplinary team of physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others, reviews, analyzes and recommends changes in practice that optimize the provision of pharmaceutical care and patient outcomes. Pharmacy practice is in accordance with Joint Commission standards, State and Federal regulatory criteria, and professional best practice standards. Proficiency is demonstrated in the required competencies. Performs all duties under minimal supervision. Serve as a Pharmacist in Charge (PIC) for an SJH Humboldt Pharmacy license if warranted, and participate in all Regulatory compliance surveys and activities required. The Area Operations Pharmacy Manager collaborates with the Area Pharmacy Director to effectively manage multiple Pharmacy sites within Humboldt county.
Development of Pharmacy Staff.
Facilitates a Culture of Patient Safety.
Education: Works collaboratively with educators to develop and maintain individualized orientation and informs new staff of Department specific expectations for their performance; annually evaluates department orientation program.
Leadership: Demonstrates and models leadership, professionalism, critical thinking/judgment and partnership in all interactions.
Collaboration: Collaborates with the Area Pharmacy Clinical Manager and Area Pharmacy Director and interdisciplinary staff to develop programs, policies, procedures, and standards of care that promote safe, cost-effective and appropriate medication administration throughout the Medical Center.
Quality Assurance: Participates in the quality improvement activities of the department and the Medical Center. Collects and analyzes data of performance improvement and quality assurance data related to medication management.
Problem Solving: Uses advanced problem-solving skills to synthesize data and demonstrates to others, clear judgments in dynamic clinical situations revolving around safe medication practices.
Standards of Excellence: Demonstrates the core values of Dignity, Excellence, Justice, Service while performing role as an Area Operations Pharmacy Manager.
Demonstrates proficient communication skills.
Demonstrates proficient pharmaceutical calculations.
Demonstrates good problem solving and conflict resolution ability.
Demonstrates organization and time management skills.
Professional Demeanor and interactions with all colleagues and patients.
Interpretation and understanding of patient specific medication orders.
Demonstrate a high level of skill with computers and pharmacy software.
Develops and implements goals and objectives for the Pharmacy that support the mission and goals of the Medical Center.
Serves as a mentor and advocate for all Pharmacy staff.
Actively facilitates team-building and collaboration.
Demonstrates Stewardship of financial resources.
Committed to the provision of excellent patient care.
Demonstrates active leadership management.
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy in the United States.
License/Certification: Licensed as a California Pharmacist, eligible to serve as a PIC with California Board of Pharmacy.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Education: Coursework/Training - Completion of a 1 or 2 year Accredited ASHP residency program. or Board certification.
Experience: Leadership/supervisory experience in an acute care pharmacy setting.