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Actalent Pharmacy Manager in Casa Grande, Arizona


Ensure safe, appropriate, cost-effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols Facilitate the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and critical pathways as approved by appropriate committees Coordinate the selection and safe use of alternative medications in response to medication shortages Facilitate the identification, resolution, implementation, and communication of cost-effective medication use issues in collaboration with medical staff Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners. Recommend evidence-based medication therapy regimens and monitoring plans. Suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff, as needed Monitor medication therapy regimens for allergies, contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory test interactions, and adverse drug reactions, appropriateness of drug and dose, and therapeutic duplications Support the pharmacy’s pharmacoeconomic efforts. Review the use of targeted medications for compliance with current cost-effective programs and budget constraints Provide education and information on pharmaceutical care and medication therapy Provide accurate, adequate, and timely drug information to the professional staff Provide training and education to pharmacists regarding clinical pharmacy programs and issues Carry out pharmacy intern and resident programs under the supervision of the director of pharmacy as needed and monitor progress and development. Programs will include orientation, education, practical training, required evaluations and reports to sponsoring educational institutions and State Board of Pharmacy Prepare and present drug reviews, adverse drug reaction reports, and pharmacy intervention summaries to the P & T committee Review and evaluate medical literature for studies supporting pharmaceutical care and pharmacoeconomic programs Collaborate with educational institutions and professional organizations to conduct research. Participate in the design, collection of data, and interpretation of results Assist grant writer in applying for grant funding as requested Participate in community education programs and outreach events (e.g. diabetes classes, health fairs, etc.) Contribute to and manage the quality and effective operation of the department Monitor and contribute to staff performance by coaching, mentoring, counseling, and disciplining pharmacy personnel if necessary Supervise and direct pharmacy support personnel. Verify the daily activities of pharmacy technicians. Participate in the performance appraisal of pharmacy support personnel Monitor performance and documentation of clinical activities including documenting the financial impact of clinical activities Assist in writing and implementing policies and procedures for clinical activities including but not limited to, therapeutic interchange, formulary additions/deletions, monitoring medication effects on patients, and all Joint Commission clinical elements Prepare reports on finances, pharmaceutical care, and clinical activities as requested by the Director of Pharmacy Participate in the quality improvement activities of the department including risk analysis and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA). Collect and analyze data and maintain documentation of all clinical activities Establish productive, collaborative relationships with staff members and within the community. Work closely with the lead certified pharmacy technician to function as a cooperative unit in order to carry out all necessary functions of the department. Respond promptly to emergency staffing requests Maintain competence required for current job title/position Maintain current pharmacist licensure Attend and lead pharmacy staff meetings Sustain professional competence and promote development through participation in in-services, workshops, seminars, and professional organizations pertinent to the practice of clinical pharmacy Complete all competence/skills assessment requirements Work cooperatively with other pharmacy managers and pharmacy staff to carry out the goals of the organization and the pharmacy department.


retail pharmacy, management skills

Top Skills Details:

retail pharmacy,management skills

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduate of ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a PharmD degree Current Arizona State Board of Pharmacy License Experience as a pharmacy manager in a similar setting preferred

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.