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Pharmacy Supervisor/PIC, Outpatient Pharmacy - 1.0, Days (52528) - Palo Alto, CA #6674245

Company: Stanford Health Care

Date: 08/14/2019

Category: Computer Hardware

City: Palo Alto, CA

Pharmacy Supervisor/PIC, Outpatient Pharmacy - 1.0, Days (52528)

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

  • Shift:Days

  • Hours in Shift:8

  • Location:Palo Alto, CA

  • Req:52528

Job Description

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

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. Responsible for implementation of new policies and procedures. Ensure the quality, integrity of processes and operational efficiency. Meets and performs all activities associated with the supervision of people.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all URAC and ACHC accreditation requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient's rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Employee must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the C-I-CARE Standards of the Hospital. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.

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. Documents initial and ongoing competence of staff.

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 operational 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.

Ensures proper control and record keeping for Controlled Substances stored in and distributed by the pharmacy; routinely reviews records to assure accountability and conformity with legal requirements, and immediately reports any discrepancies and deviations from established policies and procedures to the Assistant Director/Pharmacy Manager and to the pharmacy compliance team.

Ensures the pharmacy meets all Board of Pharmacy and DEA requirements and is ever-ready for a DEA audit/BOP visit.

Performs duties of an outpatient pharmacy and staff the pharmacy on a regular basis to include help with immunization services

Shares on-call responsibilities

Assist with department activities including annual inventory, biennial inventory of controlled substances

Manages drug shortages/recalls for the pharmacy

Ensures compliance with the 340B program and optimizes drug expenditures

Works as a liaison to Physicians and staff

Serves as the Pharmacist -In- Charge for the pharmacy

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Minimum Requirements

Education: Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy

Experience: Three (3) years of progressive responsibility and direct related work experience

License/Certification: Licensed pharmacist from the California Board of Pharmacy

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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

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

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.

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