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Supervisor Pharmacy

Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Pharmacy Supervisor.
Your pharmacy knowledge is second to none: your patients feel it in the expertise you share. Families feel it in your communication. Colleagues feel it in your support.
Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your knowledge and leadership, because your coordination of all things drug related is crucial.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn. And we will share our knowledge with each other, patients and families.
Your day.
As a Pharmacy Supervisor you will need to know how to:

  • Supervise the patient care and operations of the department. Collaborate with department leadership team to evaluate service needs and volumes and adjust staffing levels accordingly. Assign daily work schedules. Act as a resource, team leader, and expert clinician in the daily operations and activities of the department. Perform role of area specific clinical staff pharmacist, including evening and weekend rotational schedule, as required.

  • Develop, direct, and coordinate training of new and existing associates. Ensure associate competency. Oversee supply and equipment inventory to maintain optimal supply levels and ensure equipment repairs and preventative maintenance occur in a timely manner. Assist with communication and enforcement of formulary items, completion of formulary addition requests and development of drug monographs/class reviews.

  • Support the department leadership team in problem solving to address issues relating to patient safety, care and service. Ensure coordination of care with other departments to promote the highest level of patient care and satisfaction. Represent Pharmacy services on institutional or practice area committees and quality support teams.

  • Assist with Human Resource management functions including interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development. Assist in updating and maintaining personnel files. Maintain and monitor Kronos records for employees. Present and document staff meetings as required. Assist in development of capital planning and operating budgets.

  • Collaborate with the care site leadership team to identify and drive quality and performance improvement initiatives. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Assist the management team in the development and maintenance of policies, procedures, and certifications needed to safely and effectively provide pharmacy services including all related technology. Streamline workflow, improve efficiency, and reduce costs of pharmacy distributive technology in conjunction with pharmacy associates, supervisors and managers.

  • Compile reports and special studies as arranged or as specifically requested; keep informed on developments and trends inside and outside the hospital that relate to assigned functions; is actively involved in quality assurance programs.

  • Assist the leadership team in mentoring and professionally developing Clinical Pharmacy staff, Pharmacy Residents and Students through team and departmental educational sessions. Assign learning activities for each objective goals and objectives for each resident and student rotation. Complete and submit formative and summative resident evaluations. Participate in the development of new programs, services and practices, and educational activities of the pharmacy department and with the multidisciplinary team within defined area of practice.

  • Oversight of the Pharmacy Residency Program serving as Residency Program Director (RPD).

  • Serve as an organizationally authorized leader of the Pharmacy Residency Program.

  • Provide organization and leadership of the residency advisory committee that provides guidance for the residency program conduct and related issues.

  • Provide oversight of the progression of residents within the program and documentation of completed requirements.

  • Implement use of criteria for appointment and reappointment of preceptors.

  • Provide evaluation, skill assessment, and development of preceptors in the program.

  • Create and implement a preceptor development plan for the residency program.

  • Provide continuous residency program improvement in conjunction with the residency advisory committee.

    Your experience.
    We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

    • Current licensure by the state of Colorado in Pharmacy

    • Current immunization certification

    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a clinical pharmacist in an acute care hospital (completion of a PGY-1 Hospital Pharmacy Practice Residency may substitute for up to three (3) years of the required clinical experience)


      • Board certification in pharmacy practice or other recognized BPS specialty

      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

      • Current MTM (Medication Therapy Management) certification

      • Completion of PGY-1 Hospital Pharmacy Practice Residency

      • At least two (2) years previous experience in a management level position

        Your next move.
        Now that you know more about being a Pharmacy Supervisor on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place. Responsibilities and Requirements: Comments:

Keywords: SCL Health, Grand Junction , Supervisor Pharmacy, Healthcare , Grand Junction, Colorado

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