The Manager, Pharmacy Operations will be an expert in pharmacy operations and medication-use systems. This manager will take on advanced responsibilities in the areas of pharmacy operations, technology and automation, medication safety, quality improvement, compliance, technician oversight and training, medication compounding and preparation, and education related to all aspects of pharmacy operations.
Project management, oversight and involvement will range from independent work on small projects, to leading teams on large scale system-wide changes. Many projects will involve departments external to pharmacy and the Pharmacy Operations Manager will be required to use advanced communication and project management skills lead quality and efficiency improvement efforts. An understanding of and the ability to apply lean principles to the department is expected. The Manager, Pharmacy Operations is responsible for leading and managing associated personnel, programs, services, and operations. Additionally, the manager will be responsible for providing direction and leadership to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, pharmacy interns and pharmacy residents who provide inpatient pharmacy patient care and operational services. Furthermore, the manager will partner with other Department Managers to ensure pharmacy purchasing, receiving, inventory management, and overall supply chain management systems are operating efficiently. The manager will lead, manage, and coordinate pharmacy operations, medication use systems, budget planning and forecasting, general department planning and project management, human resource management, teaching, scholarship, and community service in associated areas of responsibility.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Education:Bachelor’s or Pharm. D. degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of Pharmacy required. MS Pharmacy Administration of MBA preferred.
Licensure: Current Maryland License or eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland required. Recommended but not required: Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy; Lean Six Sigma Certification
Work Experience: Five years relevant work experience; 3 years of health-system leadership and management experience in a manager role. One – two years working experience as a Pharmacist in an institutional setting required.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by