Pharmacy Supervisor

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Date Posted: 10-07-2018
  • Prepares written goals and objectives and develops plans to achieve those goals and objectives within regulatory guidelines.
  •          Supervisor experience is mandatory in a Hospital setting
  • ·         Recent minimum of two (2) years acute care hospital pharmacy experience is required
    ·         Current Florida Pharmacy Licensure
    ·         Consultant License
    ·         Must be USP 797/800 compliance
    ·         Prefer Florida experience because of additional regulations
    Investigates new methodologies and technologies and recommends to superior.
  • In conjunction with Director, systems and procedures for departmental operations are developed and revised as warranted.
  • Data processing activities are kept on schedule; base management is current and accurate.
  • Work orders are promptly processed.
  • Interviews/selects pharmacy personnel.
  • Performance appraisals are timely.
  • Recommends salary adjustments.
  • Personnel disciplinary actions are consistent and within hospital policy.
  • Schedules the activities of staff for purchasing, distribution, monitoring, and evaluation of pharmacy services.
  • Job descriptions and standards of performance are current, complete, and properly utilized.
  • Is knowledgeable of and ensures that supervised Associates are knowledgeable of applicable current compliance policies and procedures, laws and regulatory developments including their responsibility to comply with applicable laws, regulations and Holy Cross Hospital policies as a condition of employment, as well as reporting mechanisms such as the corporate compliance hotline.
  • Provides appropriate assistance regarding monitoring techniques to reasonably assure compliance in supervised functional areas, including the submission of reports of suspect non-compliance to the Compliance Officer so that further evaluation can be performed.
  • Responds timely to detect offenses, assists in the investigation and in the development and implementation of disciplinary and/or corrective action initiatives.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and range of treatment needed by neonatal, pediatric, adult, or geriatric patients.
  • Schedules are prepared with regard to anticipated workload requirements and approval of individual personal time off (PTO) requests.
  • Requisitions for supplies and equipment are specific and complete.
  • Prepares analysis of fees and charges and advises on pricing changes, cost comparisons, and evaluations are reviewed.
  • Coordinates purchasing efforts by interviewing vendors, reviewing bids, and monitoring contracts.
  • Consults with physicians as needed to maintain use of Formulary items and cost-effective therapy.
  • Collects and reports quality assurance/improvement data and maintains reporting system.
  • Conducts research and investigational studies properly and with necessary documentation.
  • Maintains current Material Safety Data Sheet information.
  • Schedules maintenance and testing of equipment to assure safety and reliability in regard to standards of operation.
  • Updates and revises current handling and disposal procedures for cytotoxic substances.
  • Supervises departmental education activities, making sure documentation is maintained.
  • Directs and coordinates pharmacokinetics, Drug Use Evaluations, and Total Parenteral Nutrition programs.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy is required; Pharm D is preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years hospital pharmacy experience is required.
  • Working knowledge of all facets of pharmaceutical care is necessary.
  • Experience in the capacity of Supervisor is preferred
  • Current Florida Pharmacy Licensure.
  • Consultant License.
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