Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacy Manager in NEWTON, Iowa
Location: NEWTON, IOWA, UNITED STATES
Requisition #: 2019-R0252318
Post Date: Oct 07, 2019
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: IA > NEWTON > SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER
POSITIONSUMMARY: Manager of Pharmacy is ultimately responsible for activities of the pharmacy department. This includes maintaining policies and procedures, hiring and maintaining competent staff, participating in various meetings (Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Med/Surg- Peds/ SNF, Infection Control, Department Head, etc.), maintaining a hospital formulary, and procuring medications cost-effectively.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Directs,coordinates, and controls the overall operation of the Pharmacy Department.
Assignssupervisory authority and areas of responsibility to the staff pharmacist, andassigns duties and responsibilities to the pharmacy technicians and helpers.
Directsand coordinates the integration of the Pharmacy Department’s functions withother aspects of overall patient care.
Worksclosely with the nursing and medical staff and other clinical department headsin addressing pharmaceutical services issues and to support the maintenance ofhigh-quality patient care.
Evaluatesdrug orders for appropriateness with regard to patient age, condition, diseasestate, and concomitant therapies to promote optimal patient outcomes.
Directsthe pharmacy’s quality improvement activities and insures compliance withpatient care and medical practice standards.
Directsand controls the purchase and inventory maintenance of all pharmaceuticals andrelated substances and supplies.
Develops/monitors systems for packaging/distribution of pharmaceuticals.
Servesas Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee Secretary.
Developsand implements policies and procedures for the Pharmacy Department inaccordance with hospital policy and HFAP standards.
Reviewsorders entered by the technicians on the patient profile. Checks doses placed in the cart bytechnicians to include extemporaneous doses.
Reviewsdepartmental payroll records and passes information on to the PayrollDepartment.
Directspersonnel function for Pharmacy Department by reviewing on a yearly basis alljob descriptions and performance standards.Implements Skiff Policies and Procedures regarding personnel matters.
Directsand participates in complying and analyzing of data on departmental activitiesand services and prepares related reports.
Establishand maintain, in cooperation with the Accounting Department, a satisfactorysystem of records and bookkeeping in accordance with the hospital policies for:
Charging the patient for pharmaceuticalsand supplies.
Maintaining adequate control over therequisition and dispensing of all drugs and pharmaceutical supplies.
Developsand maintains Pharmacy Drug Formulary in consultation with the Pharmacy &Therapeutics Committee.
Participatesin continuing education seminars, workshops and conventions to keep informed ofcurrent trends and developments in the hospital pharmacy field.
ManagesEmployee Dispensing Benefit.
Performsother related functions as required/directed.
Bachelorof Science degree in pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited collegeof pharmacy and Iowa License.
Threeto five years of staff experience in the hospital pharmacy field preferred.
Knowledgeof hospital pharmacy computer systems preferred.
Abilityto communicate well with Nursing and Medical Staff of the hospital.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0252318
Market: Skiff Medical Center
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