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Supervisor, Inpatient Pharmacy (Clackamas, Oregon)

Location: Clackamas, OR Additional Locations:

Westside Hospital 2875 NE Stucki Ave., 2875 NE Stucki Ave., Hillsboro,Oregon, 97124
Job Number: 873766 Date posted: 03/20/2020
Provides supervision and technical/clinical direction to pharmacist and non-pharmacist employees in an Inpatient Pharmacy setting. Ensures compliance with State & Federal laws, regulations, and standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services, and Divisional Pharmacy objectives, policies and procedures. Assists the Inpatient Pharmacy Director with the development and implementation of strategic initiatives. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of assigned area(s).

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assists the Inpatient Pharmacy Director with the development and implementation of pharmacy strategic initiatives and provides technical/clinical direction and supervision to pharmacy staff. Responsible for assigned pharmacy services/activities including day-to-day operations, drug distribution, drug education, pharmacists' clinical activities, performance measurement/improvement, regulatory compliance, employee development and multi-disciplinary team development. Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and standards. Works in collaboration with providers, department heads, and the Inpatient Pharmacy Director to implement, evaluate and improve quality management programs. Administers organizational and departmental policies and procedures on a day-to-day basis. Provides leadership, direction and supervision of pharmacy staff including recommendations regarding hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, discipline, training, performance evaluation/management. As assigned, accountable for pharmacy quality, service and fiscal outcomes. Ensures that all staff have adequate and ongoing training to enhance and assure job performance. Participates in designing, implementing, evaluating/improving systems, and processes designed to enhance quality, improve service, and enhance cost effectiveness.
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of contemporary pharmacy practice
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience with first line supervision or comparable leadership experience in a health care setting.
  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Pharmacy.

    License, Certification, Registration
  • Unrestricted Oregon Pharmacy license required upon hire/transfer

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise self-initiative and innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable state and federal pharmacy regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of inpatient and/or outpatient pharmacy operations, including professional, legal, business and public relations aspects.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work as a member of a professional team.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of contemporary pharmacy practice in a managed care setting.
  • Minimum five (5) years of supervisory experience, preferably in a pharmacy or health care setting.
  • Previous work experience at Kaiser Permanente.
  • Thorough knowledge of supervisory/managerial techniques and skills.
  • Current working knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and labor agreements.
  • General knowledge of business practices in a prepaid group practice setting.
  • Working knowledge of National Data Corporation inpatient and outpatient Datastat pharmacy software package.
  • Demonstrated keyboard skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to cope with stressful, busy environment with a professional controlled demeanor.
  • Pharm.D. preferred
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center 10180 SE Sunnyside Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: variable Working Hours Start: variable Working Hours End: variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Pharmacy Department: Sunnyside and Westside Inpatient Pharmacies Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Pharmacy Careers

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    Whether you're a resident, technician, or specialist, you'll find a wide array of clinical services in our progressive practice environment. In addition to outpatient, inpatient/hospital, and ambulatory care/clinical opportunities, we maintain specialized pharmacy services, automated refill pharmacies, regional call centers, drug information services, and pharmacy analytical services. In fact, our mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study.

    Our pharmacists also have access to a wealth of information and integrated technologies, meaning you have the information you need at your fingertips, enabling you to make the right decisions, expedite patient care, and actively participate in your patients' health.

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