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Pharmacy Operations Manager- Outpatient Infusion Centers

Requisition R123444 Market Suffolk, Virginia Department Pharmacy - MVM OPIC - Maryview Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position 
The Pharmacy Operations Manager is responsible for the operational compliance with federal and state rules and regulations surrounding pharmacy practice and tactical implementation of pharmacy initiatives.  Oversight responsibilities of the pharmacy manager may entail retail, infusion services, hospital or other pharmacy services. This functional leader is responsible for managing and leading pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other support staff who provide patient care or supportive services for respective areas of oversight. The leader partners with site nursing, medical, and administration leaders to optimize patient care through pharmacy services and ensures appropriate drug storage, preparation, and patient monitoring to meet the needs of patients.  Finally, the manager will lead and manage pharmacy patient care services and operations, medication use outcomes, projects, and human resource management. All responsibilities are accomplished in collaboration with the director of pharmacy or system-level pharmacy leadership team in coordination with the site-specific leadership team.

Essential Job Functions 
*Provides management and oversight of pharmacy related activities within the department and supportive of system-level initiatives involving change and support for pharmaceutical care across the hospital.
*Develops and supports initiatives to manage pharmacy operating budget and institute operational initiatives to implement cost containment strategies that benefit the Ministry.
*Promote and enhance pharmacy care by providing leadership and support to patient care and quality initiatives in acute and non-acute areas (clinical activities, Meds-to-Beds, dosing services). This may entail leading or participating in committees.
*Selects, trains, orients, and assigns department staff to schedules.  Develops standards of performance, evaluates performance, and initiates recommendations for personnel actions.  
*Assesses and standardizes medication dispensing practices and pharmacy workflows and encourages team member growth and development. Staff oversight and ensuring workforce is trained for drug distribution and clinical services.
*Develops and establishes operation and clinical procedures consistent with accrediting bodies, as well as state and federal rules overseeing pharmacy practice. Establishes policies to ensure adequate execution; appraises and evaluates subordinate and system performance regularly.   
*Collaborates with IT and supply chain across BSMH to support safe, standard, and effective medication usage and practices and working on ensuring staff are trained on new systems or procedures.
*Partners with Director on financial planning, budgeting, and capital projects.
*Participates in the education of pharmacy students and residents as applicable.

*This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Pharmacy Technicians may practice at the top of their respective State Licensing Board Regulations.

Licensing/Certification
Pharmacist Licensure – State Board of Pharmacy (required)

Education
Bachelor's of Science in Pharmacy (required)
Master's Degree in Business or Healthcare Administration (preferred)

Work Experience
3 years of experience in a progressive hospital or healthcare system pharmacy leadership role (required)

Training
None

Language
None

Patient Population
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May have periods of constant interruptions
General office environment
Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions
Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel

Physical Requirements
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)  1-33%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)   0%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    0%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    0%
Stoop/Kneel   0%
Crawling   0%
Climbing    0%
Balance   0%
Bending    0%
Sitting    34-66%
Walking    1-33%
Standing   1-33%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity

Hazards
None

Skills
Prescriptions
Medical Prescriptions
Patient medications
Dispensing Prescriptions
Performance Improvement
Leadership
Mentorship
Training Employees
People Leadership
People Management
Active Listening
Verbal Communication
Written Communication
Professional Judgement
Time Management
Creativity
Teamwork
Clinical Knowledge
Change Management
Project Management
Pharmacy Law
Pharmacy Operations
Quality Monitoring
Clinical Pharmacy
Budgeting
Pharmacy Compliance

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

Pharmacy - MVM OPIC - Maryview

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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