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Pharmacy Supervisor Job in Akron, Ohio US

Job Summary

Akron, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code

Pharmacy Supervisor

About the Job

About Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .

To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

We are hiring an Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor to join our leadership team!

The Pharmacy Supervisor is responsible for all operational activities of the department including pharmacists, technicians and support staff. Maintains appropriate documentation of all training/ annual competencies of pharmacy staff. Communicates with pharmacy manager about any circumstances or situations which has or may have serious impact to patients, staff or hospital. Carries out Hospital/Pharmacy policies and procedures and standards. Oversees drug and equipment recalls. Assumes operational responsibility in the absence of the department manager.

1.Supervises pharmacists and technicians, provides direction, coaches, trains and develops, and manages performance to company goals and expectations.

2.Primarily responsible for compliance with USP 795, 797, and 800 Standards. Ensures monthly compliance with IV clean room processes; documents initial and annual personnel training and competency. Monitors quality assurance and quality control and remediates any areas of non-compliance with personnel or equipment. Conducts end process IV room validation testing on all staff members on an annual basis.

3.Assists the manager with compliance of all Board of Pharmacy, Joint Commission, CMS and FDA regulations. Assists with the creation of all department policies and procedures.

4.Responsible for daily workflow of pharmacists and technicians and prepares schedules for the technicians; Kronos approver for technicians.

5.Collaborates with manager on inventory management.

6.Assists in controlled substance monitoring and surveillance.

7.Ensures all packaging equipment and automation functions properly.

8.Ensures pharmacy operations meets meet all department mandated timeframes and deadlines.

9.Maintains effective communication with all pharmacy staff (clinical coordinators, staff pharmacists and technicians).

10.Functions as a staff/clinical pharmacist when needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Takes call including weekends and assists in all emergencies.

11.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

Technical Expertise
1.Experience in pediatric hospital pharmacy management is preferred.

2.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

3.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

Education and Experience
1.Education:  Bachelor's degree or Pharm. D. in Pharmacy is required; Master's degree is preferred.

2.Licensure: Current licensure by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is required.

3.Certification: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS), or other BPS Board Certification is preferred.

4.A post Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy (PGY1) Residency is preferred

5.Years of relevant experience: Minimum 2 years of relevant hospital management experience required.

6.Years of experience supervising: Two years preferred.

Full Time

FTE:  1.000000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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