Pharmacy Operations Manager

Job ID
2020-104042
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Pharmacy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Chandler Regional Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. routinely but hours may vary as need and schedule dictates.
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-CHANDLER

Overview

Located in the Phoenix, Ariz., suburb of Chandler, the Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 338-bed, not-for-profit hospital with more than 2,500 employees and almost 1,000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  Chandler Regional joined the Dignity Health system in 1999, but has been part of the community for more than 50 years.  The hospital includes a Level I Trauma Center, a Heart and Vascular Center, a Wound Healing Center, a Family Birth Center and many additional services.  Chandler Regional provides more than $48 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, nearly 100,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional

Responsibilities

Position Summary:
 

As of 2020 the Chandler Regional Pharmacy is comprised of 40 pharmacists and 34 technicians serving in various managerial, clinical, information technology, decentralized, and central pharmacy roles.  The pharmacy supports a PGY1 Residency program with 2-pharmacy residents.  In 2021, Chandler Regional will see completion of new 5-story patient tower, which will include a new 7,500 square foot, state-of-the-art inpatient pharmacy.

 
The Pharmacy Operations Manager serves as a leader of pharmacy initiatives and contributes to the provision of high-quality care at Dignity Health. Provides direction and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients and improve patient outcomes. Implements and administers fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, and coordinating financial reporting.
 
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Provides direction and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients and improve patient outcomes.
  • Fosters collaboration across disciplines within the organization, including physicians, nursing, and ancillary departments.
  • Assures departmental competency and compliance to all regulatory, accreditation, and hospital standards of care.
  • Implements a service culture based on the principles of continuous quality improvement.
  • Implements and administers fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures and reviewing and responding to financial report data.
  • Promotes a culture of safety.
  • Creates structures and processes that assure cost effective and safe utilization of drug supplies and pharmacy staff time.
  • Provides oversight and supervision for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • Provides expert pharmaceutical assistance to colleagues regarding integrated health care delivery network.
  • Oversees the timely preparation and posting of work schedules, ensuring adequate staffing is maintained within our established productivity standard.
  • Active engagement with pharmacy residency program, local colleges of pharmacy, and pharmacy technician programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is required. Advanced or Master's degree preferred (e.g., Pharm.D.) .
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting. Minimum of two (2) years of pharmacy leadership experience.
  • Completion of ASHP accredited pharmacy residency program preferred.
Licensure: 
  • Registered Pharmacist license. Oversight for an acute care facility requires licensure in the state in which you practice.

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