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Pharmacy Operations Supervisor

Chandler Regional Medical Center Chandler, Arizona
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Requisition ID 2021-196576 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Standard Hours Monday to Friday (1 pm to 11 pm) Remote No
Overview

Located in the Phoenix, Ariz., suburb of Chandler, the Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 338-bed, not-for-profit hospital with more than 2,500 employees and almost 1,000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  Chandler Regional joined the Dignity Health system in 1999, but has been part of the community for more than 50 years.  The hospital includes a Level I Trauma Center, a Heart and Vascular Center, a Wound Healing Center, a Family Birth Center and many additional services. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Chandler Regional provided more than $48 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, nearly 100,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional


Responsibilities
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Position Summary

The Department of Pharmacy at Chandler Medical Center is a full-service pharmacy, providing comprehensive, progressive pharmaceutical care services to neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients from admission to discharge and on an outpatient basis through our emergency and ambulatory care services. Pharmaceutical care services include but are not limited to, appropriate, accurate, and timely dispensing of medications to patients, sterile product preparation, preparation of special pediatric dosages, chemotherapy preparation, antimicrobial stewardship, support of the electronic medical record, and bedside medication verification (barcoding), ongoing pharmaceutical education, and participation in the care of the patient to promote safe and effective drug therapy.  The Department of Pharmacy continually embraces innovation, thoughtful management, and new technology to maximize operational efficiencies and promote clinical excellence in a healing environment. Our department and facility are supported by state-of-the-art automated systems, including automated dispensing cabinets, a computerized physician order management system, carousel technology, an electronic medication administration record, bedside barcoding, smart infusion pump technology, and online drug information resources.

As of 2021, the Chandler Medical Center Pharmacy is comprised of 45 pharmacists and 40 technicians serving in various managerial, clinical, information technology, decentralized, and central pharmacy roles.  In 2021, Chandler Regional saw the completion of a new 5-story tower, which included a new state of art inpatient pharmacy.

The Pharmacy Operations Supervisor serves as a leader of pharmacy initiatives and contributes to the provision of high-quality care at Dignity Health. Provides direction and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients and improve patient outcomes. Assisting the Director and Manager in fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, and coordinating financial reporting.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

  • Provides direction and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients and improve patient outcomes.
  • Fosters collaboration across disciplines within the organization, including physicians, nursing, and ancillary departments.
  • Assures departmental competency and compliance to all regulatory, accreditation, and hospital standards of care.
  • Implements a service culture based on the principles of continuous quality improvement.
  • Promotes a culture of safety.
  • Provides input on budgetary considerations for their section at budget time.
  • Creates structures and processes that assure cost-effective and safe utilization of drug supplies and pharmacy staff time.
  • Provides oversight and supervision for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • Provides expert pharmaceutical assistance to colleagues regarding integrated health care delivery network.
  • Oversees the timely preparation and posting of work schedules, ensuring adequate staffing is maintained within our established productivity standard.
  • Responsible for assisting with annual evaluations, orientation, counseling, interviewing candidates, approval of time cards, hiring and discipline of employees.
  • Active engagement with the pharmacy residency program, local colleges of pharmacy, and pharmacy technician programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

**Evening Shift Supervisor, Mon-Fri, 1pm-11pm

BENEFITS

Pension Plan

403B retirement with company contribution

Flexible Spending Accounts

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision Plans with a no premium option available

Relocation Incentive for qualifying candidates

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Wellness Program

Voluntary Benefits available 

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Qualifications
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is required. Advanced or Master's degree preferred (e.g., Pharm.D.) .
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting and/or completion of an ASHP-accredited residency program.
Licensure: 
  • Registered Pharmacist license. Oversight for an acute care facility requires licensure in the state in which you practice.

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