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Manager Pharmacy Services

MercyOne West Des Moines Med C West Des Moines, Iowa
Requisition ID 2022-218270 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 7:00am-3:30pm Remote No Category Pharmacy

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.


1.Primarily responsible for developing, coordinating, and monitoring pharmaceutical processes and
activities for safe and effective care of patients.
2. Assures staffing needs through hiring, supervising, training, scheduling, and payroll process for West
Des Moines pharmacy personnel.
3. Prepare and manage budget and productivity for assigned areas of responsibility.
4. Prepare and revise policy and procedures and implement changes to assure compliance to regulation of
governing bodies to include joint commission, state board and federal entities.
5. Represent pharmacy at hospital or medical staff committees as assigned by the Market Director.
6. Liaison to the rural affiliates within MercyOne Health Network of central Iowa.
7. Implement, develop and participate in pharmacy quality management activities, to include the use of
statistical analysis to measure outcomes.
8. Compile, maintain and interpret records required by regulation and department reporting.
9. Collaborate with hospital department leadership to improve services within area of responsibility to
resolve problems and improve patient care.

  • Pharmacy degree (BS or Pharm.D.) from an ACPE approved college of pharmacy.
    Masters in Health Care or Business Administration preferred.
    Residency in hospital pharmacy accredited by ASHP or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hospital pharmacy experience preferred.
  • Licensed, or eligible for licensure, in the state of Iowa.
  • BLS certification within 6 months of hire.



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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.