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Supervisor Inpatient Pharmacy

Location: Sacramento, CA Job Number: 675596 Date posted: 03/08/2018
Description: 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 Functions:
  • 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, methods and processes designed to enhance quality, improve service, and enhance cost effectiveness.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of previous supervisory or functional direction experience required.
  • B.S. degree in pharmacy OR Pharm. D required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Licensure as a pharmacist in California required.
  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

    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.
  • Ability to demonstrate a working 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.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharm. D preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Sacramento,Sacramento Hospital 2025 Morse Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Sunday-Saturday, *Based on operational needs Working Hours Start: See Working Days Working Hours End: See Working Days 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 Specialty: Management Department: Sacramento Inpatient Pharmacy Travel: No
    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.
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    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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