Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Assists the Pharmacy Manager and/or Director of Pharmacy by providing leadership and direction of pharmacy services, activities and functions. Performs pharmacist duties as well.
- Supervises day to day services/activities/functions including drug distribution, drug education, pharmacist clinical activities, retail business expansion, inventory management, performance measurements, regulatory compliance, employee development and multi-disciplinary team development.
- Coordinates pharmacy patient care services with other healthcare providers (i.e., nurses, physicians) to resolve issues related to clinical or drug distribution services.
- Assists with the development, implementation, administration and enforcement of hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Participates in performance improvement and regulatory compliance.
- Assists with personnel activities including interviewing, orientation, staffing, corrective action, competencies and performance appraisals. Prepares department staff's work schedules and assignments and makes staffing and scheduling adjustments to meet volume/workload demands. Provides regular communication, supervision and feedback to the staff.
- Supervises departmental personnel and operational practices to ensure regulatory compliance. Monitors the disposition of Controlled Drugs as required by state and federal regulations and conducts audits on a regular basis.
- Assists with the responsibility to monitor financial parameters and to operate within budgetary targets. Participates in designing, implementing and evaluating systems, processes and methods designed to enhance quality, improve service and enhance cost effectiveness. Works closely with supervision to implement, monitor and report on relevant activities.
- Performs the duties of a staff pharmacist as necessary and all other duties as assigned or required.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of PA at hire or sit for boards and obtain licensure within 120 days
- 4 years pharmacy experience required or completion of a 2 year administrative pharmacy residency program
- Pharmacy Residency
- Master's degree in Pharmacy, Business or Healthcare Management
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