Pharmacy Supervisor

in Cheektowaga, NY

Pharmacy Supervisor Job

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  • Job Location

    303 Cayuga Rd # 200
    Cheektowaga, NY 14225, US

  • Job Category

    Pharmacy Operations

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  • Schedule

    Full time

What Nuclear Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health

Pharmacy Operations is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective coordination of Cardinal Health's pharmacy operations that service acute care hospitals, hospital retail customers, ambulatory care and alternate site facilities, oncology and cardiology practices as well as retail customers.

Nuclear Pharmacy is responsible for providing radiopharmaceuticals and other drugs to medical care providers under highly regulated State and Federal guidelines; may also consult with or advise physicians and nuclear medicine technologists on the safe and efficacious use of radioactive drugs for diagnosis and therapy. Licensed.

Job Summary

The Supervisor, Nuclear Pharmacy may or may not be a licensed pharmacist, depending on location, and assists in management of the pharmacy technician staff to support ongoing pharmacy operations and identify areas of opportunity and improvement. As such, this job has significant responsibility for staffing, scheduling, people management and performance reviews, payroll and staff communications. In addition, this job manages customer service and delivery issues, performing root cause analysis and dispute resolution, as needed, and participates in everyday pharmacy operations such as maintenance of inventory levels, fielding questions from customers and staff, and relaying information to appropriate stakeholders. This job may have responsibility for managing and producing financial statements, as well as serving as an acting pharmacist. This job assists in order preparation, entry and fulfillment as well as completing ad hoc tasks, as required.


Performs duties of acting pharmacist, supervises technician staff, and assists in preparing facility for daily operations through scheduling and staffing management.Manages and participates in performance reviews for pharmacy staff, and analyzes pharmacy operations to identify opportunities for improvement.Performs administrative pharmacy tasks, such as billing, payroll, answering questions and assisting customers to facilitate pharmacy operations and customer satisfaction.Manages financial aspect of pharmacy operations and assists in efforts to control costs to support profitable management of the pharmacy.Collects and processes customer orders and receipts to ensure efficient communication and timely delivery of medications to patients.Follows standard operating procedures to organize, prepare and dispense radioactive medications, as specified by manufacturers and in line with customer needs.Assists in training and development of staff through mentorship of pharmacy techs.


Bachelor's degree in pharmacy or PharmD requiredValid Pharmacist’s license in the state in which the pharmacy operates, or is in the process of obtaining a valid license.  Must have New York state Pharmacist license within 6 months of hire.Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist strongly preferred4-8 years of related pharmacy experience preferredAbility to lift up to 75 lbsValid driver's licenseFlexibility to work various shifts and rotate schedules if neededAbility to work on call, weekends, holidays or be in a rotation to do so.  Overtime may be required with little to no advanced notice

What is expected of you and others at this level

Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of operations or business staffAdministers and exercises policies and proceduresEnsures employees operate within guidelinesDecisions have a direct impact to work unit operations and customersFrequently interacts with subordinates, customers, and peer groups at various management levelsInteractions normally involve information exchange and basic problem resolution

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.


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