Pharmacy Manager South Overland Park at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/21/2022


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Pharmacy Manager AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:  7840 W 165th St, Overland Park, KS 66203

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

You Will Be Responsible For:

Implements new technology and delivery systems as required

• Oversees quality improvement activities, produces and monitors Quality Improvement Activities within areas of oversight responsibility to continuously assess and improve services

• Demonstrates knowledge of current trends in business and healthcare industry, while continually analyzing impact on department operations

• Maintains optimization of staff ratios within the Pharmacy law for maximum productivity

• Maintains reports regarding quality, productivity, and service utilization

• Effectively meets nursing and physician needs in a timely and cost-effective manner

• Integrates services into the organization’s primary functions

• Demonstrates effective managerial judgment, fairness and consistency in managing employee relations

• Incorporates recommendations or actions of subordinate personnel, when appropriate

• Develops orientation, personnel training systems, positive role modeling, and recommendations for ongoing staff development (in services, CE, etc.)

• Maximum utilization of pharmacy technicians and pharmacy buyer’s skills, thus promoting effective outcomes and rewarding challenges

• Coaches and counsels staff members and administers annual performance evaluations

• Recommends sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide services and flexes staffing in accordance with workload demands

• Determines qualifications and competence of direct reports (pharmacy buyers and pharmacy technicians)

  • Maintains close working relationships with the Director of Pharmacy at AHSM and the Chief Nursing Officer at AHSOP
  • Effectively interacts with all hospital-based personnel, including customers & those servicing Pharmacy
  • Maintains review of current policy and procedure manuals
  • Develops new policies and procedures, as required, with changes in regulations and/or support patient care services
  • Recommends departmental goals and objectives based on the unique aspect of patient care
  • Routinely evaluates agreements, billing, contracts, DRGs, inventory ordering, and personnel scheduling
  • Responsible for meeting JC and other regulatory standards
  • Effectively monitors productivity of the Pharmacy Department
  • Monitors operating expenses and implements action plan, when necessary
  • Modifies resource utilization to changing reimbursement trends
  • Evaluates and implements opportunities for enhancing cost-effective delivery of services
  • Participates in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department or organization
  • Manage the data and information systems components of the pharmacy
  • Manage the purchasing and contract negotiations of all pharmaceuticals
  • Manage the inventory control systems
  • Participate with the Director of Pharmacy at AHSM and Chief Nursing Officer in the clinical and financial evaluation of formulary medications
  • Assures that the pharmacy systems are in compliance with State and Federal laws and guidelines, Regulatory Agency laws and guidelines, the hospital mission statement and the hospital's policies and procedures
  • Participates in the interviewing, hiring and disciplinary activities of the department
  • Manage the drug distribution and control functions
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance and Improvement activities of the department and the hospital
  • Interviews and participates in the selection, orientation, scheduling and assignment of unit personnel
  • Conduct performance evaluations of assigned personnel and contribute evaluation information on other personnel as appropriate
  • Provides for professional growth and development of Pharmacy employees through identification of training needs, sponsoring training programs, encouraging formal and continuing education and evaluation of same
  • Recommends necessary staffing, participates in development of department's operating and capital budgets, reviews periodic performance reports to budget, monitors changes and expenses and maintains expenditures within allocated funds
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • State Pharmacy License
  • State Pharmacist-In-Charge (PIC) License

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, the Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the supervision and management of daily pharmacy operations and activities in the Pharmacy Department. The scope of the position includes assuring the delivery of quality patient care through implementation and maintenance of medication preparation and distribution services. Assures effective supervision, staff development, appropriate staffing and promoting positive employee and guest relations. Establishes and maintains effective communication lines with Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Staff, Materials Management, Information Systems, Finance and other outside entities within the facility; assuring integration of Pharmacy activities and objectives within the Pharmacy Department through development and implementation of policies & procedures. Assures well organized work flow, as well as maintains labor productivity and financial data within the Pharmacy Department.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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