The Manager of Pharmacy oversees the functions, services and staff within a Pharmacy Department in accordance with system-wide goals. Works in conjunction with the Director of Pharmacy to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients, utilizing the principles of evidence-based medicine and medication safety to assure positive therapeutic outcomes.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Leads the development, education, implementation and monitoring of all operational initiatives to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.
Ensures that patient care meets standards of safety, effectiveness, patient rights and customer service.
Oversees and sets priorities for the daily operations of the department to assure the provision of quality pharmaceutical care.
Maintains or oversees staff schedule and ensures adequate shift coverage in all areas of the assigned areas of the department.
Oversees staff development and actively participates in the educational activities of the department. Mentors staff in leadership, management, communication and pharmaceutical care skills.
Assists the Director with the development and execution of departmental policies and procedures, ensuring perpetual readiness and compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, and accreditation standards. In conjunction with selection, orientation, training, assignment and staffing, evaluation, performance expectations and evaluation, discipline and discharging employees in compliance with applicable employment regulations.
Verifies that all required pharmacy, pharmacist and technician licenses/registrations are current and valid as required by State, Federal and enterprise guidelines.
Assists the Director with preparation, approval and ongoing monitoring of the departmental budget which reflect the personnel, equipment, supplies, and drug expenditures necessary to provide pharmaceutical care activities.
Actively participates in committees/task forces as needed. Serves effectively as facilitator or leader when necessary.
May serve as Pharmacist in Charge in accordance with Texas State Board of Pharmacy rules.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Advanced understanding of Pharmacy Care modalities, terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, terminology, drug use and aseptic techniques, standards, and equipment.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical operations.
Ability to make operational decisions around how work gets done - quality and productivity standards, measurable goals for employees and project teams, etc.
Ability to use broader objectives to determine how best to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
Ability to make or approve effective hiring and termination decisions.
Ability to evaluate and recommend changes to policies, and establish procedures that affect the managed organization.
Basic business knowledge, including but not limited to: annual planning and goal setting, adherence to budgets, employee compensation, compliance and risk management.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.
BENEFITS Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Bachelor's or 4 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!