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Pharmacy Operations Coordinator - Days - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Job ID: 151317
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 29, 2022
Work Schedule: Days

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

The Pharmacy Coordinator is responsible for the operations of the assigned division and staff (technicians and pharmacists). Responsibilities include, but not limited to: remaining aware of operational and clinical issues, ensuring compliance with USP 797/800 and other regulatory standards, developing and sustaining relationships and partnerships with the multidisciplinary team to deliver quality patient services, partnering with the Investigational Drug Service staff to ensure appropriate research practices are followed in the ambulatory practices, maintenance of staff performance evaluations, division schedule management, staff development, workflow evaluation and coverage/support for the ambulatory UBCP program. In addition, the Coordinator is required to maintain clinical and technical competence to provide staffing coverage (when needed)

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain a professional image and serve as a positive role model for staff.
    •  Provide optimal pharmacy service to patients and other health care professionals.
    •  Participate in activities to improve pharmacy services.
    •  Designs, recommends, monitors, evaluates and documents patient and age-specific pharmacotherapy.
    •  Forecasts staffing requirements and supplies needed to accomplish goals.
    • Monitors and makes necessary adjustments to program operations to assure quality of services.
    • Prepares and dispenses medications using appropriate techniques to ensure outcomes of drug therapies and following the health system’s policies and procedures.
    • Assumes responsibility for the adherence to the medication-use policies and guidelines.
    • Manages time effectively to fulfill practice responsibilities.
    •  Complies in all activities with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements for a specific practice setting.
    •  Use effective listening skills and allow others to convey ideas.
    • Communicates effectively with direct reports.
    • Written communication is clear and concise.

      Credentials:

      • Pharmacist (Required)
      • Pennsylvania Pharmacist License at time of hire

      Education or Equivalent Experience:

      Bachelors of Science or Pharm D from an accredited college of Pharmacy

      2+ years of pharmacy experience

        We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

        Live Your Life's Work

        We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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