Pharmacy Manager Job Description

Pharmacy Manager Job Description

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Pharmacy manager provides a safe working environment for all employees in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws.

Pharmacy Manager Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective pharmacy manager job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included pharmacy manager job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for the practice of pharmacy at the pharmacy for which he/she is the PIC
Management responsibility for all pharmacy staff
Recruit, interview, hire, develop, direct and train pharmacy team members to deliver the required performance objectives
Ensure all paperwork, reports, new employee paperwork, are timely completed and ensure that team members receive handbooks
Takes all steps required to fill prescriptions in compliance with all laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures regarding the sale of pharmaceuticals including
Offers advice and professional consultation
You will be responsible for providing employees with timely, candid and constructive feedback
Review specific pharmacy utilization patterns and create customized recommendations for each client
Participates in business development activities in the store and community
Counsels patients and medical providers regarding the nature and use of drugs, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects, , monitors the health and progress of patients to ensure compliance and optimize therapies

Pharmacy Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pharmacy Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACLS, IV

Education for Pharmacy Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pharmacy manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Pharmacy, Science, Graduate, School of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Education, MBA, Technical, Communication, Business

Skills for Pharmacy Manager

Desired skills for pharmacy manager include:

Applicable state and federal controlled substance laws
Registers
Robots
StoreNET to provide support to customers pharmacy staff
KROLL Pharmacy Computer system a definite asset
Latest pharmacy products and all governing laws
Retail merchandising and inventory control
Federal and state requirements for filling rxs and insurance compliance
Prescription and health related products and issues
Excel

Desired experience for pharmacy manager includes:

High attention to detail and accuracy is a must
5 years work experience in pharmacy benefit management (PBM, Carrier/PBM, Consulting)
Knowledge of laws governing OTC drugs, pharmacy products and third party plans
High degree of initiative and accuracy
Self-motivated with the ability to complete work with a minimum of supervision under rigid time constraints
Ability to work different schedules to meet store and customer needs

Pharmacy Manager Examples

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Pharmacy Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pharmacy manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pharmacy manager
  • Check inventory and remove out-of-date drugs
  • Collects, analyzes, interprets and evaluates appropriate data relative to patient therapy
  • Establishes therapeutic objectives and monitors patient for desired therapeutic outcomes
  • Detects and evaluates the clinical importance of adverse reactions and complications associated with drug therapy
  • Reviews and performs QA checks on all new and repeat medication orders
  • Responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient provision of pharmaceutical care for patients
  • The individual must take a leadership role in planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring facility activities
  • Responsible for the practice of pharmacy for which he/she is the PIC
  • Communicates and educates staff on pharmacy-related issues including, but not limited to, regulatory changes/compliance, FDA drug recalls, drug information, sample medications, and investigational studies
  • Develop, implement, direct and monitor the delivery of pharmaceutical care
Qualifications for pharmacy manager
  • Exposure / experience in all phases of pharmacy operations, inventory management, etc
  • Drives sales and profit in the Pharmacy and OTC areas
  • Ensures confidentiality of information, documentation, and assigned records as required
  • Oversees the implementation of and participates in community outreach programs and encourages Associates to serve as a good member of the community
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for Associates in assigned areas
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD, degree or equivalent FPGEC (NABP)
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Pharmacy Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a pharmacy manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pharmacy manager
  • Ensures that Diplomat/Comfort Infusion is using advancing technology to optimize department performance and profits
  • Monitors customer complaints and other customer input enabling an operational atmosphere based on consistency of service with a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Handles responsibility to the President for the successful performance of all personnel including the promotion, demotion, and disciplining of direct reports empowering those managers to take similar measures with employees for whom they are responsible
  • Serves as a role model for all personnel through enthusiasm and commitment and willingness to do what needs to be done
  • Work with Human Resources concerning areas of hiring, firing, promoting, evaluating, training employees
  • Provide leadership to the CSU Health Network in the areas of safe and effective medication management emerging issues in pharmacy including healthcare reform, electronic prescribing and third party billing and contracting
  • Manage the pharmacy budget in conjunction with the CSU Health Network Director of Business Services and the Director of Medical Specialty Services
  • Participate on appropriate CSU Health Network and University committees
  • Monitor our OTC products and decide if changes may be needed in inventory depending on demands from consumers
  • Dispense prescription medications by interpreting oral and written prescription orders, determine appropriateness of directions, strength, and dosage, monitor for medication interactions and allergies
Qualifications for pharmacy manager
  • Previous management or supervisory experience in Hospital/Health System
  • PGY 1, highly preferred
  • Management, human resources training is required
  • Licensed to practice pharmacy in California
  • Demonstrated experience with prescription insurance billing
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and implement new ideas and programs
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Pharmacy Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of pharmacy manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pharmacy manager
  • Acts as liaison and consultant with State Medicaid program and DUR
  • Coordinates with internal clinical departments
  • Establish management reports about the department’s clinical performance
  • Provides leadership in pharmacy technology assessment where required
  • Serves as the strategic point of contact for the organizations relationships all public organizations such as DMH, DPH and Medicaid
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable accreditation standards, regulatory entities and contract obligations
  • Serve as key member of necessary committees and or work groups to achieve required results
  • Develop, implement and ensure continuous quality improvement and process improvement to deliver effective and efficient programs and services
  • Work with the client to analyze pharmacy and medical data to identify areas of opportunity for quality and cost improvements
  • Act as clinical pharmacist for the integrated care management program
Qualifications for pharmacy manager
  • Licensed Pharmacist in Illinois
  • Knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy (5 years of college education) or a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (6 to 7 years of college education)
  • Previous experience as a hospital pharmacist and at least one year of management experience
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical standards and practices normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's or Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of Pharmacy
  • Completion of a residency or fellowship in Pharmacy practice with a Master's Degree in pharmacy or business administration beneficial
  • A minimum of three years' experience as a Pharmacist in a Joint Commission accredited facility
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Pharmacy Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a pharmacy manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pharmacy manager
  • Assists the Director of Pharmacy with overseeing and monitoring department expenses and documentation
  • In conjunction with the Director of Pharmacy, is responsible for overseeing the planning, organizing, direction and marketing of the outpatient pharmacy operations that include home infusion therapy and nursing home/long term care pharmacy services
  • Responsible for facilitating quality improvement/quality control for outpatient pharmacy operations in conjunction with the Department's Quality Improvement Plan including development of quality improvement medication and measurement of service and/or compliance and maintains documentation
  • Documents the performance of employees in conjunction with the Clinical Pharmacy Manager where applicable, completes employee performance evaluations utilizing staff input
  • Responsible for the hiring orientation, and performance evaluation process of employees of the outpatient pharmacy as necessary and makes recommendations regarding merit increases, probationary/disciplinary action and/or termination of employees
  • Participates in relevant corporate, hospital or departmental standing or ad hoc committee meetings that regularly engage customers in discussion for purposes of cost reduction, problem solving and/or opportunities for improving pharmaceutical care
  • Determines the cost effective and efficient use of personnel and supplies
  • Responsible for ensuring all legal and operational requirements are met for organization of third party reimbursement and prescription programs
  • Manages and supervises all operational activities of the Department of Pharmacy Services, including pharmacists, technicians and support staff
  • Oversees all operations and coordinates daily workflow of the pharmacy department
Qualifications for pharmacy manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Doctoral degree (PharmD) or equivalent in Pharmacy
  • Licensed to practice Pharmacy in Colorado, or eligible for a Colorado Pharmacy license
  • Three years of supervisory experience in a pharmacy setting
  • Five years experience as a pharmacist
  • Prior experience working in a college health center pharmacy
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary healthcare delivery setting
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Pharmacy Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of pharmacy manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pharmacy manager
  • Maintain interface with medical and nursing staff to provide regular information
  • Evaluate staff compliance with department policy
  • Suggest performance improvement plans and assist with implementation
  • Manages pharmacy operations, finances, customer relations, regulatory compliance, and human resources of CMH Specialty Pharmacy
  • Develops new specialty pharmacy service lines
  • Works with Department Director to develop and implement performance improvement activities for specialty pharmacy and participates in hospital performance improvement activities
  • Staff management, recruitment & performance appraisals
  • Monitor new staff training and development
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve issues independently
  • Inventory control & drug shortage management
Qualifications for pharmacy manager
  • Ability to adhere to and advise pharmacy staff of changes on regulatory compliance including DEA, Colorado State Board of Pharmacy, OSHA
  • Graduate of Bachelor of Sciences, accredited Pharmacy school
  • Graduate of a Doctor of Pharmacy program from an accredited pharmacy school, preferred
  • Florida Pharmacist licensure required within 6 months
  • 5 years Hospital Pharmacy experience, supervisory experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Pediatric unit dose drug distribution systems, preferred

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