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Stanford Health Care Pharmacy Supervisor, HemOnc/BMT in Palo Alto, California

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

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A Brief Overview

The Supervisor establishes the process for effective pharmacy operations including dispensing and distribution, and monitoring, and compliance with applicable State Board of Pharmacy regulations. Performs all functions related to managing the day-to-day operations, scheduling and workflows. Leads, directs, coaches and evaluates employees in the performance of operational and clinical functions, standard methodologies and best practices. Ensure the quality, integrity of processes and operational efficiency. Meets and performs all activities associated with the supervision of people.


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What you will do

  • Establishes the responsibilities and schedules to be assigned to pharmacists and technicians, as appropriate. Develops the measures and monitors the workflow to track the timeliness of completion and efficiency of result and communicates it to Pharmacy management.

  • Evaluates and conducts employee performance reviews. Responsible for and has the authority to hire and fire direct reports in consultation with pharmacy director/assistant director and Employee Labor Relations.

  • Ensure all preparation, dispensing and clinical procedures, practices, and activities are in compliance with regulatory requirements. Establishes and reinforce policies, practices, programs record keeping and standard workflows to ensure the integrity of all clinical and operational processes.

  • Establishes comprehensive procedures and ensures the implementation of consistent for all pharmacy areas.

  • Evaluates need for new equipment and tools. Maintains medication inventory, monitors turnover and oversees its ordering and stocking.

  • Mentors and coaches staff regarding the role pharmacy staff plays in fulfilling the Department's mission, and the mission of Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

Education Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy

Experience Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of progressive responsibility and direct related work experience or

  • Completion of SHC or an ASHP accredited PGY2 Admin Residency

  • Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to develop programs and lead process improvement projects

  • Ability to strategize, plan and implement change

  • Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results

  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader

  • Ability to work with devices, information systems, automated and technical equipment utilized in pharmacy

  • Knowledge of influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility

  • Knowledge of Medical terminology and abbreviations; pharmacology and pharmacological nomenclature; medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states

  • Knowledge of methods and procedures involved in proper handling and storing of pharmaceutical supplies

  • Knowledge of physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice

  • Knowledge of prescription and non-prescription drugs and drug products and their indications, efficacy, dosage, mechanisms of action; fate and disposition (if known), major contraindications and potential side effects

  • Maintain and communicate policies and procedures to employees

  • Monitor productivity and coach employee(s) on performance improvement

  • Supervise daily work and functions performed by staff and reschedule work assignment as needed

Licenses and Certifications

  • RPH - Registered Pharmacist required

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care

  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health

  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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