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Supervisor Pharmacy - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (Cherry Hill, NJ)

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Job ID: 212179
Category: Pharmacy
Work Type: FT
Location: Cherry Hill, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Full-Time 40 hours per week

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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?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) has an outstanding opportunity for a Pharmacy Supervisor to join the Cherry Hill, NJ team and work alongside some of the best medical providers in Philadelphia. 

Summary:

Supervise the daily operations of the Penn Medicine Cherry Hill Outpatient Pharmacy. Interpret, evaluate and process medication prescriptions for employees and their dependents and UPHS clinic patients. Consult with healthcare professionals to clarify or optimize drug therapy as appropriate. Supervise activities of the staff to assure accurate processing of prescriptions, compounding and dispensing of medications in a timely manner. Support the employees by providing drug information and guidance related to appropriate use of medications and potential adverse effects as well as appropriate and cost-effective drug therapy. Assist and manage pharmacists and support personnel as needed. Manage the pharmacy in accordance with State and Federal regulations. 

Responsibilities:

• Supervise the daily operations of the Outpatient Pharmacy.

• Accountable for the management, oversight and operation of all aspects within the pharmacy. Including: Patient Safety, Regulatory Requirements, Quality Assurance, Contractual Agreements, Customer Service, Personnel Management, Inventory Management, Financial Profitability, Loss Prevention, and Workflow Management.

• Motivate, inspire and develop the Pharmacy Support Staff by balancing assignments that maximize colleagues’ strengths, address development opportunities and decrease knowledge gaps.

• Identify critical business opportunities and meaningful solutions to drive growth and improve performance in your pharmacy.

• Review, evaluate and process prescriptions.

• Review prescriptions for completeness, accuracy and appropriateness of drug therapy.

• Process prescription utilizing the software provided and evaluates therapy related to patient medication profile and for drug-drug interactions.

• Clarify prescription, as appropriate, with prescriber.

• Provide relevant drug information and counsel patient as appropriate.

• Document prescription processing, clarification communication and provision of drug information.

• Obtain medications needed to process prescriptions.

• Maintain adequate inventory of high volume and frequently prescribed medications.

• Order through wholesaler inventory necessary to process prescriptions and track purchases.

• Ensure customer focused provision of service.

• Monitor level of service and timely processing of prescriptions.

• Adhere to Federal and State laws, regulations of governing agencies such as DEA, JCAHO, OSHA, etc. • Oversee storage, distribution, and auditing of Controlled Substances.

• Participate in performance improvement programs, drug usage evaluations, and quality monitors designed for Pharmacy.

• Adhere to departmental policies and procedures.

• Provide feedback and input into the departmental operation and recommendations for new or revised policies and procedures.

• Communicate policies and procedures as necessary or appropriate.

• Shall be competent in pharmacy technology.

• Maintain competency required for current position.

• Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures

• Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization UPHS Organizational


Credentials:

  • Pharmacist license in state of practice (Required)
  • Authorization to Administer Injectable Medications, Biologicals and Immunizations License

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Supervisory experience with both Pharmacist and technician level employees(preferred)
  • Previous experience working in a retail pharmacy environment, with at least 2 years in pharmacy (required)

    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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