Pharmacy Services Supervisor
Company: CHI-Franciscan Highline Medical Center
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Shift: 8am to 5pm
Weekends Required: None
Primary Location: WA > BURIEN > HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with
competitive salaries and benefits.? We are a family of hospitals,
health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our
patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual
support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part
approach ? physical, emotional, and spiritual ? is essential to
healing the whole person. Come join our team!
This job is responsible for the supervision and coordination of
daily pharmacy operations for multiple sites or sites with greater
than 20 direct reports.? An incumbent may function as a working
supervisor in the performance of pharmaceutical care activities and
provision of related services in accordance with established
policies, procedures, State and Federal regulatory requirements and
Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission-approved protocols.? Work
also includes:? 1) responsibility for meeting financial objectives
in labor, revenue and gross margins; 2) evaluating department
effectiveness; 3) ensuring optimum staffing levels; 4) supervising
the work of subordinate staff, including performance management
issues; and 5) assisting employees in performing all
technical/clinical department activities.?
Work requires a thorough understanding of professional pharmacy
procedures and standards of practice, as well as regulatory
requirements relating to pharmaceutical care.? Performance
improvement efforts cover a variety of processes, and an incumbent
must be sufficiently knowledgeable to recognize important synergies
and opportunities in clinical outcomes, cost containment and
Supervises daily operations of one or more pharmacies to facilitate
the safe and appropriate delivery of diagnostic and/or therapeutic
patient care and achievement of clinical core measurement
Oversees the resolution of daily clinical, administrative and
operational issues, and monitors/troubleshoots service recovery and
other escalated concerns, resolving within established policy
Implements and enforces quality control/quality assurance and
productivity standards and? ensures that applicable standards,
systems and procedures are followed;
Monitors and audits related documentation to ensure conformance
with established standards; prepares periodic productivity reports,
key performance indicators and program updates for review of
Collaborates with other providers in developing the most
efficacious, safe and cost-effective medication treatment
Participates in the development and implementation of new
systems/programs to enhance existing services and raise the
standard of care for the patient population served.
Oversees and/or delivers pharmaceutical care to patients serviced
by pharmacy facilities:
Consults with healthcare professionals to select the most
efficacious, safe and least costly drug therapy in accordance with
CHI-FH, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission and/or Hospice Pain
Management protocols as applicable.
Writes medications orders and prescriptions as necessary and in
compliance with protocols.
Formulates medication therapy plans based on clinical labs,
diagnosis and individual patient requirements; monitors outcomes
and adjusts therapy as indicated.
Staff Supervision and Development:
Schedules, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned
pharmacists and ancillary staff (e.g. interns, residents, externs,
students, technicians and non-pharmacy staff) in accordance with
Assists in identifying adequate staffing levels for appropriate
coverage to meet budgetary and operational objectives.
Interviews, hires and trains staff and manages/evaluates
performance in accordance with established guidelines; holds
regular staff meetings and communicates performance standards to
keep staff apprised of successful job performance; approves
Ensures that all activities are conducted in a timely and
cost-effective manner and in compliance with organizational values,
professional standards, internal policies/standard/procedures
and/or applicable legal/regulatory requirements.
Monitors, on a continuous basis, services, patient outcomes,
quality control, family/patient satisfaction, staffing needs and
operational effectiveness to facilitate optimal care delivery;
identifies trends/opportunities and provides recommendations to
Director/Manager for new quality/performance improvement
initiatives; implements new processes and ensures that performance
improvement activities are conducted in a timely and effective
manner; ensures that staff receive the necessary on-site training
and consultation to enhance their understanding of
quality/performance improvement initiatives.?
Participates in annual budget planning and administration relative
to assigned responsibilities; monitors work schedules to control
overtime and/or premium pay; monitors/approves expenditures within
defined scope of responsibility; explains variances and addresses
in a timely manner; informs Director/Manager of all issues with
potential for budgetary impact.
Performs related duties as required.
Graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy (including
didactic courses and experiential rotations in pharmaceutical care)
and four years of related work experience which would demonstrate
possession of the requisite Job Knowledge/Abilities, including two
years in a ?lead? or supervisory capacity, preferably in an
ambulatory setting.? PharmD is strongly preferred.
Licensure as a registered pharmacist by the Washington State Board
Membership in at least one of the following professional
organizations: ASHP, ASCP, WSPA, APHA, or ACCP.
Pharmacist preceptor certification.
Board Certification in Ambulatory Pharmacy is strongly
Current healthcare provider BLS certification.
--- Requisition ID: 2020-R0272852
--- Schedule: Full-time
--- Shift: Day Job
--- Market: CHI-Franciscan Highline Medical Center
Keywords: CHI-Franciscan Highline Medical Center, Seattle , Pharmacy Services Supervisor, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington
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