Pharmacy Manager - UVA Specialty Pharmacy Medication Access Services
Job ID: R0034186 | Health Services Leadership | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Overseeing the daily operation of the pharmacy in accordance with federal and state regulations, as well as The Joint Commission, Medical Center and departmental guidelines. Performs and monitors pharmacy services in compliance with state and federal laws, including personnel and processes.

The Pharmacy Manager – UVA Specialty Pharmacy Medication Access Services has overall accountability for the leadership, strategic direction and operations for the Medication Access Program, pharmacy benefit service line. This service line provides medication access support services for the health system specialty pharmacy and hospital ambulatory clinics across the state. This position leads and nurtures individual team members, technicians and nurses to meet performance and behavioral expectations.

The Pharmacy Manager acts independently to address, mediate and resolve issues within or pertaining to the Medication Access Program team and exercises leadership responsibility in order to meet the needs of patients, physicians and staff in a manner consistent with UVA Health Care System's values, mission and core standards of behavior.

  • Leads the development of processes necessary for the smooth operation of their area of responsibility. Anticipates needs for pharmacy medication access services and assumes a leadership role in meeting those needs.
  • Provides program-level management, as well as shift-specific management, in areas of responsibility. Performs supervisory responsibilities through selection, training, evaluating, counseling and corrective action of staff.
  • Demonstrates active leadership internally and externally to the Department of Pharmacy as an active member of pharmacy department committees, multidisciplinary hospital committees and/or professional association committees.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to improve performance and customer satisfaction and implements processes to minimize waste. Builds and maintains relationships with key individuals and solicits feedback regarding pharmacy performance. Develops policies and standard operating procedures and/or clinical decision support in response to clinical, operational and financial drug use needs. Prior to implementation of new policies and guidelines, ensures that appropriate communication and staff education have occurred.
  • Provides clinical and operational pharmacist services to patients as required.
  • Teaches students, residents and new pharmacy staff and participates in scholarly activities.
  • Ensures and audits compliance with federal, state, local and institutional policies, procedures, standards and regulations.
  • Supports the development of budgets and financial stewardship goals. Monitors financial and productivity performance and addresses variances in area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrates clinical or operational expertise through publications, presentations, committee activities and/or program development related to improvement of patient care and advancement of pharmacy practice.
    • Oversees daily pharmacy operation.
    • Completes essential human resource functions associated with staff supervision and team leadership.
    • Performs and monitors drug distribution procedures in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, as well as The Joint Commission, Medical Center and departmental policies and all applicable regulatory bodies.
    • Serves as the team leader to provide leadership in the delivery of pharmacy services.
    • Supports educational mission through training of pharmacy residents, students and pharmacy technician trainees and continuous professional growth.
    • Enhances the quality of delivery of care.
  • In addition to the above duties, additional duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $130,416.00 - $208,665.60 Annually

  • Education: Pharmacy degree (BS and/or PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience: 1 year of experience required; management experience preferred. Specialized residency training in pharmacy administration will be considered in lieu of experience.
  • Licensure: Commonwealth of Virginia State Board of Pharmacy License required.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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