Pharmacy Manager Job
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1317 South Loop 366 West
Conroe, TX 77304, US
What Health System Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health
Pharmacy Operations is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective coordination of Cardinal Health's pharmacy operations that services rehabilitation hospitals.
Health System Pharmacy is responsible for providing customized pharmacy program solutions that reduce costs and improve patient care quality for hospitals, health systems and other integrated healthcare providers may also consult with and advise healthcare team on prescribed medications, supplies and related processes.
The Manager, Pharmacy coordinates, directs, manages, facilitates, and oversees the execution and evaluates all administrative and clinical activities. Through the optimization of procedures, this role ensures consistent and efficient delivery to control costs, minimize waste, optimize customer relationships and deliver positive patient outcomes while maintaining compliance with Federal and state regulatory agencies. Along with maintain inventory control and budget, this role is responsible for staffing, monitoring staff activities, performance and achievement of individual and departmental goals.
Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at PAM Behavioral Health Hospital, a new facility located in Conroe, TX. We are recruiting for a full time pharmacy manager, Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm + covering on call as needed.
Plans, coordinates, directs and evaluates all clinical activities as delegated by the Director of Pharmacy, including supervision of refilling machines, medical prescriptions database entries and dispatch of medicines.
Plans, coordinates, directs and evaluates all administrative activities as delegated by the Director of Pharmacy, including scheduling of pharmacy technicians tasks, monitoring process compliance and monthly reporting.
Implements process and procedures to comply with regulations for medicine handling including reception and storage of medicines, inventory and expenses controls.
Manages day to day activities of the pharmacy technicians and monitors their performance to meet departmental goals.
In the absence of medicines, communicates with nursing, doctors and administrative areas to provide alternatives and also makes and/or supervises preparation of interveinal drugs.
Maintains pharmacist’s certifications and maintenance of database privileges and access controls to medical records.
Provides pharmaceutical care to patients as a staff pharmacist.
Assesses and maintains pharmacy inventory and executes necessary orders, including reviews, to maintain optimal supply and ongoing availability of drugs, identifying and procuring alternative drugs to mitigate risks, when necessary.
Leads processes for hiring of pharmacy staff, onboarding, and performance management, including leadership of competency evaluations process and documentation.
Manages internal workflows of acute pharmacy, including optimization of staffing and scheduling to maintain best-in-class and streamlined pharmacy operations.
Participates in meetings and provides insight to hospital committees to ensure coordination among cross-functional groups.
Assists in execution of plans for lowering costs, increasing efficiency and driving profitable growth to support strategic business objectives in the acute pharmacy business.
Assumes responsibility for Quality Assurance monitoring and completing End of the Month reports as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in pharmacy or PharmD.
Must be a “good standing” licensed Pharmacist in the state of Texas.
Texas Consultant Pharmacist license or ability to obtain license within 45 days of employment.
Experience in an inpatient/hospital/specialty pharmacy environment highly preferred.
Management experience highly preferred.
Ability to see, hear, write, and speak clearly in order to communicate with customers and health care professionals.
Excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills.
Strong customer orientation and negotiation skills.
Ability to work on call or be in an on call rotation.
A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes: 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of operations or business staff.
Administers and exercises policies and procedures.
Ensures employees operate within guidelines.
Decisions have a direct impact to work unit operations and customers.
Frequently interacts with subordinates, customers, and peer groups at various management levels.
Interactions normally involve information exchange and basic problem resolution.
Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.