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Pharmacy Manager

CHI Saint Joseph Health System Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
Requisition ID 2021-207377 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Remote No

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



Manages the daily operations of the pharmacy to ensure alignment with departmental and organizational objectives. Responsible for oversight of scheduling, personnel management, procurement of medications and all day-to-day operations.


1. Analyzes departmental staffing requirements and mix; utilizes personnel effectively and appropriately; recommends and justifies changes in staffing as needed.

2. Reviews and revises as necessary all department policies and procedures (at least annually); develops new policies and procedures as necessary; monitors and assures compliance with hospital and department policies and procedures.

3. Reviews and revises quality improvement plan; establishes and monitors indicators; implements measures to improve care or services; participates in other CQI planning and activities.

4. Establishes and monitors process to ensure all staff complete orientation requirements within established time frames; provides other education or training opportunities to staff to assure competency.

5. Is accountable for and demonstrates leadership/management of the services in the department including compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and accrediting bodies.

6. Consults with and advises the professional staff on any issues pertaining to medications throughout the facility.

7. Functions as a staff pharmacist as needed.

8. Reviews hospital formulary for possible additions and deletions.

9. Other duties as assigned.


Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 3 years leadership experience OR minimum of 5 years leadership experience in the discipline OR Master’s Degree and no experience

Required Licensure and Certifications

KY Pharmacy licensure

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent communication skills, initiative, accountability, knowledge of budgets

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