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Pharmacy Manager

at Hospice of Marion County

Pay: up to $120000.00/year
120000.00 (USD) Annually Onwards
Posted: 5/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1272
Keywords: operations

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Performs all functions of a pharmacist in accordance to federal/state regulations and in compliance with the organization’s mission, policies and procedures; performs such functions as needed. In collaboration with the departments operations manager, ensures accurate filling of prescriptions and the efficient and effective delivery of all medications to patients. Responsible to ensure the availability of appropriate levels of pharmaceutical products and other supplies. Collaborates with clinical leadership and medical practitioners on issues affecting patient needs and cost-containment. Ensures compliance to applicable regulations and industry. Acts as a resource for community and staff education.  


ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Adhering to professional pharmacy standards; performs all functions of a licensed pharmacist as needed.
•Supports agency goals and operates within Hospice of Marion County’s mission statement.
•Carries out supervisory responsibilities of assigned staff in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
•Oversees proper filling of prescriptions performed by the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Ensures proper functioning and maintenance of pharmacy equipment.
•Oversees/maintains pharmacy-related vendor agreements and approves invoices; maintains adequate inventory of pharmaceutical products and related supplies.
•In collaboration with Chief Medical Officer, establishes and maintains the agency’s formulary.
•Ensures timely availability to clinical staff and medical practitioners to advise and consult on pharmaceutical needs of the patients and is available to participate in weekly IDT meetings either in person or telephonically to educate staff on pharmacy-related issues, including appropriate medication substitutions, approved medications and symptom management topics.
•In collaboration with the department’s operations manager, responsible for writing and revising department policies as needed.
•Ensures safe, effective and efficient systems for medication delivery.
•Responsible for designated pharmacy reports including those required by the federal, state and the agency.
•Conducts the Pharmacy meetings; participates in other agency committees as needed.
•Serves as the primary resource to students and interns participating in a clinical pharmacy experience, as indicated.
•Participates in the agency’s staff and community education programs
•Assists to keep the Chief Medical Officer and/or the Chief Executive Officer informed of issues pertaining to the proper functioning of the pharmacy.
•Participates in management meetings and shares information with pharmacy staff as indicated.

LEADERSHIP SUCCESS FACTORS:
•Communication: Expresses thoughts and ideas clearly. Adapts communication style to fit audience.
•Initiative: Originates action to achieve goals.
•Management Identification: Identifies with and accepts the challenges and responsibilities of management.
•Judgment: Makes realistic decisions, anticipates problems, and develops alternate solutions.
•Planning, Organizing and Controlling: Establishes course of action for self and others to accomplish goals; plans proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation or resources. Monitors results.
•Leadership: Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding others toward task accomplishment.
•Work Standards: Sets high goals and standards of performance for self and others. Compels others to perform to their highest abilities.
•Tolerance for Stress: Maintains stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition.
•Innovativeness: Generates and/or recognizes creative solutions in work related situations.
•Delegation: Allocates responsibilities effectively and appropriately.
•Performance Evaluation: Consistently and accurately evaluates performance of each team member formally at end of 90 Day Introductory Period and annually, ensuring that evaluations are completed and submitted on time 100% of the time. Provides ongoing feedback and ensure each team member has the tools and resources to exceed performance expectations.
•Staff Development: Continually develops skills and competencies of team members.
•Organizational Sensitivity: Perceives the impact and implications of decisions on the organization.
•Ethics: Models the highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior; adopt a strong position against fraud, abuse, or harassment toward patients, families, employees and volunteers.
•Regulatory Compliance: Educates and monitors team members about their own and the organization’s responsibilities.

STRATEGIC PLAN RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
•Participates proactively in improving performance at the individual, departmental and corporate levels.
•Actively sets goals related to the Strategic Challenges and is accountable for meeting goals at annual evaluation.
•Reports to work and meetings at expected times, prepared to work, and adheres to scheduled hours.
•Utilizes work time effectively and completes quality work in prescribed time using appropriate time management skills and resources.
•Provides superior customer service to all internal and external customers.
•Cooperates and functions as a team member within the organization.
•Exhibits flexibility and demonstrates dependability within the organization.
•Demonstrates courtesy and respect when dealing with fellow staff members, volunteers, and customers.
•Demonstrates willingness to accept responsibility and accountability in assigned duties.
•Demonstrates ability to perform in job under stressful situations.
•Exhibits exceptional communications skills.
•Complies with policies, procedures and standard practices, including A-1000.
•Represents Hospice of Marion County, Inc. professionally at all times through positive customer interactions, exceptional written and verbal communications and appropriate business attire/ personal appearance.
•Complies with all Federal, State, and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
•Adheres to all safety and security policies.
•Maintains the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues, customers, and other sensitive situations and adheres to all HIPAA policies.
•Uses resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
•Promotes Hospice of Marion County, Inc. through participation in community and professional organizations.
•Shares expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
•Understands, adheres to and promotes the Hospice Mission, Vision, and Values.
•Participates in orienting new employees, volunteers and students.
•Meets or exceeds Quality Improvement Standards and Standards of Excellence in all areas of practice.
•Remains in the service area during emergencies, and as appropriate and/or as schedules, to work up to, during and after the emergency to assist in providing quality care to patients; clients of Hospice of Marion County, Inc. If you reside in a mandatory evacuation area and so must evacuate, or if there are any special family needs that need to be accommodated, management must be notified.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
•Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a PharmD or Registered Pharmacist degree.
•Must Licensed by and in good standing with the Florida Board of Pharmacy.
•Three (3) to Five (5) years of pharmacist experience required. Demonstrated ability to multi-task, handling caseload, stressful situations, and providing caring, compassionate, customer service throughout.
•Ability to operate a facsimile, copy machines, computers and other common office machines, with working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and other software appropriate to position.
•Must have a Valid Florida Drivers License and maintain current auto insurance coverage.
•Ability to operate a facsimile, copy machines, computers and other common office machines, with working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and other software appropriate to position.
•Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations, as well as documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals