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Childrens Hospital of The King's Daughters Pharmacy Operations Manager in Norfolk, Virginia

  • GENERAL SUMMARY

  • The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for managing the professional and operational activities of the pharmacy to ensure high quality, accurate, efficient and complete pharmacy services. The manager retains 24-hour responsibility, but may utilize supervisory staff to operationalize activities. The manager is expected to independently carry out assigned responsibilities but seeks guidance from the director and/or upper management given unusual or unanticipated circumstances that require deviation of policy/practice or allocation of funds to resolve. Reports to department leadership.

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains overall responsibility for the daily planning, work scheduling and coordination, and operational performance of the Pharmacy department.

  • Provides administrative, regulatory and medication safety leadership and oversight.

  • Coordinates and supervises departmental activities to include but not limited to adherence to regulatory requirements, effective staffing levels to meet organizational demands, staff competence and medication safety.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

  • Must possess a Virginia Pharmacy License or be eligible for licensure within three months of hire

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Professional knowledge of areas of responsibility in order to direct planning and implementation at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy.

  • ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Minimum of three years pharmacy practice / operational experience in an acute care hospital necessary.

  • Previous management and pediatric experience is desirable.

  • Must be able to plan, supervise and establish a professional working environment within areas of responsibility.

  • Besides managerial activities, must possess the ability to identify problems and implement solutions for operational and organizational issues.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to direct and assign work to subordinates, explain hospital and department policies and procedures and communicate effectively with other professionals.

  • WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like.

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Click here to view physical requirements. (https://www.chkd.org/uploadedFiles/Documents/Employees/Category%20B1%20Jobs.pdf)

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