Home Infusion Pharmacy Manager

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 67801

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of a Senior Pharmacy Manager, supervises clinical, business, and administrative services and functions related to assigned WellSpan Pharmacy location.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Management of complex and specialized IV and enteral therapies for home administration in compliance with Joint Commission standards.  Ensures that the cleanroom suite meets and maintains compliance with USP797/800 requirements.
  2. Participate in, directs, coordinates, and supervises all pharmacy activities including drug preparation, sterile product preparation, dispensing and clinical pharmacy services.  
  3. Participates in on call coverage for the pharmacy per established business needs.
  4. Consults with and advises medical and/or other healthcare professionals regarding utilization of and/or pharmacokinetic profiles of pharmaceuticals, including dosage, side effects, composition, drug-drug interactions, drug-allergy interactions, and drug-food interactions.  Recommends dosing changes when appropriate based off known clinical values.
  5. Works directly with Staff to ensure customer service excellence in a patient centered model.  Reviews monthly customer service and employee satisfaction surveys and implements improvements to achieve results as needed. Supports WellSpan Health strategies on Patient Experience.
  6. Responsible for knowing and reviewing all state, federal and business laws as it applies to the operation of the pharmacy.  Responsible for implementing and overseeing that all the applicable laws are followed.
  7. Ensures that the Pharmacy is appropriately stocked with essential medications and pharmaceuticals for both the front end and RX areas. Ensures appropriate stocking of supplies and equipment.  Supervises all related purchasing and receiving duties in coordination with the Buyers.  Ensures ordering procedures are known and followed by all staff. 
  8. Ensures compliance with annual tracking of all controlled drug inventory and maintains record of said physical inventory in files at the pharmacy per DEA policy.  Maintains compliance with recalls and ensure outdated drugs are pulled from stock.
  9. Maintains knowledge of all computer systems and equipment used in pharmacies. Ensures staff are competent at using systems and equipment. Ensures maintenance of equipment and systems is current.  Provides a main line of troubleshooting support to staff in pharmacy. 

 

  1. Responsible for site in departmental strategic planning.  Responsible to ensure pharmacy is following Strategic Plan and staff are focused on achieving Strategic Goals.  Participates in facility layout and renovations.
  2. Works with Senior Management to build Yearly Capital and Operational Budgets. Reviews financial performance of the pharmacy and can justify variances to budget
  3. Analyzes workflow and recommends/implements appropriate improvements following Lean concepts. 
  4. Completes audits related to documentation, adherence to system policies/procedures, and maintenance of records within the department.
  5. Recommends and monitors a staffing model for pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy service coordinators, intake specialists, and insurance/authorization specialists in collaboration with the Ops Manager and schedulers.
  6. Ensures State Board of Pharmacy regulations for Pennsylvania and Maryland are maintained.  Keeps Technician Protocols current.
  7. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required. 
  8. Develops, establishes, and implements goals, objectives, and policies and procedures for pharmacy which guide and support the provision of care of the department. Meets regularly with staff to voice vision and direction and provide policy updates.  Addresses all current issues and training needs in conjunction with the Senior Pharmacy Manager.
  9. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.  Participates in annual policy and procedure review, sharing updated policies with staff.
  10. Performs yearly performance evaluations of pharmacy staff. Mentors and continually strives to coach staff for personal growth and development. Ensures staff meet requirements for Yearly WellSpan competencies and Joint Commission standards. Follows WellSpan Health Corrective Action policy to address performance issues.
  11. Represents WellSpan Pharmacy on system committees and is involved in departmental committees.
  12. Maintains regular meetings with referral sources to promote business development and growth. Supports referral source needs and searches for opportunities for new growth.  Coordinates and integrates services within the pharmacy, with other WellSpan departments.
  13. Administers immunizations, reviews patient profiles for immunization qualification and makes that recommendation to the patient.  Ensures accurate tracking and recording of all immunizations in PA-SIIS and the electronic medical record when appropriate, or via fax to the patient’s PCP.
  14. Responsible for completing requested regularly scheduled reports or immediate need reports for Leadership.
  15. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.  Will coordinate with Leadership on areas of Personal Development and Future Goals.
  16. Reviews and approves staff time sheets for accuracy each week
  17. Performs other duties as assigned by Pharmacy Leadership

     

Qualifications:

  Note:                          Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

  Minimum Education       Pharmacy Bachelor's Degree

 

  Preferred Education       Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

 

  Minimum Experience     3 - 5 years

   

  Req Cert/Registration    Pharmacist (RPh) License and registration in Pennsylvania and Maryland

                                    Authorization to Administer Injectables License

                                    Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

 

  Req Course(s)/Training  Completion of pharmacy program from accredited school

 

 

  Mgmt Experience          Supervisory experience required

 

 

James Kane
James Kane
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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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