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University of Rochester Assistant Director, Central Fill Pharmacy - 230548 in Rochester, New York

Assistant Director, Central Fill Pharmacy Job ID 230548

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Pharmacy SMH - Community


Hours and duties vary; as assigned by manager



This individual is responsible for the overall management, operational integrity, regulatory/legal compliance and financial performance for a Pharmacy and its programs within the UR Medicine System. The Senior Manager also contributes to the strategic planning and program development and implementation across the system.


Under general direction and with latitude for independent judgment:

  • Assures highly reliable, safe pharmacy operations, including the safe and effective implementation and utilization of software and technology as appropriate.

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations, accreditation standards and third party payer requirements for the purpose of minimizing risk and exposure.

  • Reviews and manages all safety concerns identified relative to pharmacy, a just culture approach in collaboration with institutional quality management professionals.

  • Identifies the needs within the UR Medicine system for expansion and improvement of Pharmacy services. Insures that appropriate growth of the Pharmacy is maintained in keeping with the corresponding growth of the UR Medicine System. Coordinates the development and directs the implementation of new programs and services.

  • Identifies opportunities, and prepares business plans to further enhance services within the UR Medicine system. Works collaboratively with Administrative and Physician leaders for the development of high quality programs.

  • Participates in the strategic planning process for the Department of Pharmacy representing Pharmacy program development opportunities. Takes ownership for strategic directions and objectives as assigned for the growth and development of Pharmacy services.

  • Oversees responsibility for recruitment and retention of staff for Pharmacy programs, including the interview, hiring, training and supervision processes in compliance with University and institutional policies, and state and federal regulations. Recommends or approves action on hiring, terminations, promotions, salary and other related personnel matters.

  • Provides opportunities for the continuing education and development of professional and technical staff. Provides for the direct management, supervision, and development of the Pharmacy staff. Assures the provision of timely and fair feedback and evaluation for all employees, according to university and institutional policies.

  • Represents UR Medicine –at local, state, and national professional meetings and seminars, thereby keeping informed of new concepts of pharmacy practice, and trends in the profession, as well as contributing toward recruitment efforts to attract qualified professionals to the department.

  • Oversees and manages responsibilities relative to budget performance for the Pharmacy. Budget variances are identified and reported to the Associate Director. Contributes to the creation of the annual operating budget for the Pharmacy including business improvement and cost reduction targets. Participates in strategic planning and project management/implementation relative to integration of the Pharmacy to achieve efficiency in the UR Medicine system.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school, and preferred Masters (relevant management degree) or MBA degree. Minimum of 5 years of health-system or other relevant pharmacy experience; prior management experience preferred. Must hold license to practice Pharmacy in the State of New York.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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