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Pharmacy Operations Manager in Margate, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 12/18/2018

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Job Description


THE COMPANY:
  • Take your career in the rightdirection – join us at HealthTrust. Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust andour parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as aPharmacy Operations Manager to put into practice sustainable, practicalsolutions that will ultimately transform patient care and the communities wesupport.
  • More than 1,600 hospitals havepartnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes acrosshealthcare operations.
  • HealthTrust delivers supplychain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcareproviders improve performance with superior pricing and operator-drivenpractices.his is accomplished by hiring professionalslike you!
  • A seven-time recipient of a“Champion for Change” award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust activelyencourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fullyembracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.
THE POSITION:
  • Seekinga full-time Pharmacy Operations Manager who is responsiblefor supporting the Director of Pharmacy in managing the pharmacy operations.This includes implementation and enforcement of policies and procedures, Supervisionand training of staff, inventory management, quality assurance and regulatorycompliance.
  • The Operations Managers shall also assistin managing the pharmacy when the Pharmacy Director is unavailable.
  • Interpret orders and transcribes orverifies them accurately and efficiently into the pharmacy computer system.
  • Accurately compounds and dispensepharmaceuticals.
  • Complies with facility policy andprocedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor drug therapy regimens forcontraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergiesand appropriateness of drug and dose
  • Provide clinical consultation andclarification to practitioners. Suggests appropriate, cost-effectivetherapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
  • Sustain the hospital formulary,minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges andpromotes rational drug therapy selection.
  • Provide accurate and timelymedication information to healthcare staff and patients
  • Document all clinical activities andinterventions accurately and completely.
  •  Responsible for mentoring and education aswell as ongoing analysis of interventions to insure accurate and appropriate documentationand provides summary reports
  • Mentors others in their roles forthese programs.
  • Responsible for thedevelopment, implementation, and monitoring of pharmacy operations and shareclinical initiatives responsibility with Clinical Pharmacy Manager.
  • Responsible for thedevelopment and review of pharmacy policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties asassigned.
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
THE LOCATION:
Northwest Medical Center– Margate, Broward County FL
  • Margate is a city located in Broward County Florida.
  • The name of the city itself is a portmanteau of the first threeletters of the founder's last name, Jack Marqusee, and the first fourletters of gateway, since it was considered a "gateway" towestern Broward County.
  • The city also has a water park called Calypso Cove, andtwo golf courses, with one of them also a tennis court as well: TheCarolina Golf Club, and the Oriole Golf and Tennis Club.
  • Margate is home to the largest butterfly park in the world.Located in Trade winds Park, Florida, and the first park in the WesternHemisphere. 


Job Requirements

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
  • HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k) plans in thehealthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based on years of vestingservice). 
  • Tuition Reimbursement program for individuals seeking highereducation. Generous annual incentive bonus program.
  • Professional growth and advancement. Network of other highlyskilled Pharmacists to work and collaborate with across sister facilities andmultiple divisions.


EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS:
  • Organization –proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources
  • Communication –communicates clearly and concisely
  • Judgment – Makesdecisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areasin decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment sensible andreliable.
  • Customer Orientation –establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust andrespect by consistently meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Interpersonal Skills –able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties
  • PC Skills – demonstratesproficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applicationsand others as required
  • Policies and Procedures –articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, proceduresand systems
 
EDUCATION
  • B.S. or PharmD from anACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy, a Doctor of Pharmacy from anACPE-accredited
  • collegeof pharmacy is preferred
 
EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum 1 year as a PharmacyClinical/Operations Specialist or one of the following:
  • At least 5 years of hospital pharmacyexperience required; preferably within area of focus
  • Completion of hospital PGY2/ pharmacyspecialty residency or fellowship
  • Other certification (e.g. FCCP,FASHP)
  • Hospital Pharmacy Managementexperience is preferred
 
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
  • Active pharmacist license in goodstanding with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy
  • Active Pharmacy Consultant license orequivalent as per State requirements for a Pharmacy Director/Pharmacist inCharge
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requires prolonged sitting, somebending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manualdexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculatorand other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight torecord, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers orboxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. May be exposed totoxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents. Work is performed in a hospital (pharmacy,nursing units, etc.) Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involvedealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available toprovide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.


CRITICALDEMANDS Ability to work independently andhandle stress appropriately. Ability to work, cooperatively with other membersof HCA, hospital and pharmacy staff. Ability to handle multiple tasks, andadapt to changes in workload and work schedule. Ability to set priorities, makecritical decisions, and respond to client concerns. Fosters a team environmentby providing orientation and training to directors of pharmacy and pharmacystaff. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Demonstratesexcellent customer service skills.


OSHA – Thenormal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues(although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone,anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons whoperform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to performor assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in someother way.
 
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