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 service acute care hospitals, hospital retail customers, ambulatory care and alternate site facilities, oncology and cardiology practices as well as retail customers.
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.
Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at Valley Presbyterian Hospital , and we are currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Operations Manager. Typical schedule would be Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM (40 hours a week).
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.
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.
Must be a "good standing" licensed Pharmacist and/or eligible for licensure in the state of California.
Hospital pharmacy and preferably hospital pharmacy management experience preferred
Ability to develop, implement and lead all aspects of pharmacy operation
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
Pressure to perform in emergency situations
Overall decision making responsibility
Comfortable staffing as necessary
Training and proficiency in age specific therapies for hospital patients: Neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric
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 / 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
1 booster dose of the vaccine (Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, or Pfizer)
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
Anticipated salary range: $116,000 - $174,050
Bonus eligible: Yes
Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. 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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