Pharmacy Manager - York Hospital - Full Time

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 75688

Full Time (80 hours / 2 weeks)
Day/Evening (Varied Schedule) 
Weekend Rotations (Every 4 weeks)
On Call (Every 16 weeks) 

Job Description:

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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 Senior Buyer. Ensures ordering procedures are known and followed by all staff. 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 Maintains compliance with recalls and ensure outdated drugs are pulled from stock.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Works with Senior Management to build Yearly Capital and Operational Budgets. Reviews financial performance of the pharmacy and can justify variances to budget.
  7. Supervises maintenance of patient records, files, and other records.
  8. Analyzes workflow and recommends/implements appropriate improvements following Lean concepts.
  9. Develops an appropriate staffing model for technicians and cashiers. Monitors staffing needs and adjusts schedule as appropriate to meet customer needs. Ensures Pharmacy Board regulations are maintained, and Technician Protocols are current.
  10. 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. Works with Senior Pharmacy Manager and Safety Committee to analyze error reports monthly and develop action plans as needed.
  11. 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 Ops Manager and/or Senior Pharmacy Manager.
  12. 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.
  13. Performs yearly performance evaluations of pharmacist staff as well as technicians, and cashiers. 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.
  14. Represents WellSpan Pharmacy on system committees and is involved in departmental committees.
  15. 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.
  16. Responsible for completing requested regularly scheduled reports or immediate need reports for Leadership.
  17. 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.
  18. Compounds pharmaceutical preparations in compliance with USP795. Labels and packages medications and pharmaceuticals per State Board regulations
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Acts as a staff pharmacist when necessary, including dispensing medications. Ensures prescription accuracy and appropriateness: reviews new prescriptions for appropriateness, contacts the prescriber to discuss alternatives as necessary, resolves medication problems including insurance rejections, fills the orders accurately.
  22. Weekly will review and approve staff time sheets to ensure accurate time keeping records.
  23. Performs other duties as assigned by Pharmacy Leadership


  • Bachelor's Degree from a pharmacy program from an accredited school
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (preferred)
  • Pharmacist License and registration in Maryland (Fairfield location only)
  • Pharmacist (RPh) License and registration in Pennsylvania
  • Authorization to Administer Injectables License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • 3 - 5 years experience

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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

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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

Diversity & Inclusion

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)