Pharmacy Manager

Posted on Oct 6


Location: King City, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4141686

Job Description: 
  • Dispensing:  Prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures and protocols.
    • Interprets medication orders (Verbal and written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately.
    • Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law.
    • Implement clearly defined process for medication distribution, handling and administration in the organization.
  • Monitoring:  Ensures safe, appropriate, cost effective medication therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Monitoring drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, and allergies.
    • Assesses patient for appropriateness of dose, route, and form of medication.
    • Assists with pharmacokinetic consult service and drug dosing on request.
    • Reviews/interprets culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommends changes, as needed.
    • Reports suspected adverse drug reactions to the Risk Manager.
  • Position specific competencies
    • Sustains the formulary by minimizing nonformulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic substitution protocols, and promoting rational drug therapy.
    • Provides accurate and adequate, and timely drug information to the professional staff.
    • Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely via department MUE program.
    • Assess, identifies and address, on an ongoing basis, the special needs of all ages of patients when providing patient care.
    • Screens drug appropriateness for age and physical systems tolerances.
  • Quality and efficiency:  contributes to the quality and effective operation of the pharmacy.
    • Supervises and directs pharmacy personnel.    Ensures in the performance appraisal of pharmacist and support personnel are completed according to the organization’s policy.
    • Develop and reviews P&P to ensure safe consistent and uniform level of care throughout the organization.
License/Certification Required:
  • Current license as a Registered Pharmacist in good standing by the State of California.
Experience Required:
  • Experience in acute care hospital or ambulatory pharmacy
  • Experience in Pharmacy management/supervision and management education
  • Demonstrated application of drug knowledge and clinical judgment.
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Pharmacy
Physical Demands and Work Requirements:
  • Must be able to sit for 4 hours and stand/walk for 6 hours or more per day. 
  • Must be able to reach overhead and lift/carry up to 50 pounds. 
  • Moderate exposure to hazardous waste and materials. is owned, operated, and copyrighted by Career Marketplace (© 2002-2018, All Rights Reserved)