Retail Pharmacy Manager (Community Health Center)

Cardinal Health is looking for a highly motivated Pharmacy Manager interested in managing a company owned 340B Contract Retail Pharmacy located within a partner health center. Our pharmacies play an important role in delivering medication and pharmaceutical care in communities that are most in need. This includes immunizations, patient consultation, medication therapy management, and management of high risk patients.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, frontline supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes, and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peer customers and suppliers at various management levels may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involves resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Retail Pharmacy manager job responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with administrative and physician leadership within partner Community Health Centers to implement pharmacist driven clinical and dispensing services to the patients served
  • Develop and implement collaborative practice agreements to help drive patient medication compliance for high risk patients
  • Implement best practices and ensure department compliance with 340B rules and regulations
  • Ensuring adequate staffing is present to fulfill the needs of the pharmacy or pharmacy department.
  • Maintaining accurate records of all prescription medication received and dispensed.
  • Ensure policies are in place regarding accurate dispensing and labeling of prescriptions and those policies are followed.
  • Ensure that security of the prescription area and its contents are maintained at all times, including the restriction of persons unauthorized by the pharmacist on duty from being present in the prescription area while the pharmacist is temporarily absent but within the premises and the reporting of any thefts and/or diversions of controlled substances are reported upon discovery to the Office of Drug Control and the Drug Enforcement Administration pursuant to Federal and State requirements.
  • Ensuring only pharmacists and interns or externs under immediate personal supervision provide professional consultation with patients and physicians.
  • Not allowing misbranded, deteriorated, adulterated, improperly stored or outdated drugs or any drugs marked ‘‘sample’’ or with any like designation or meaning are dispensed or present in the active stock in the pharmacy.
  • Maintaining the prescription area in an orderly and sanitary manner.
  • Maintaining that pharmacy and all pharmacy personnel comply with all Federal and State statutes, rules and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy required, PharmD preferred
  • Must be a licensed Pharmacist
  • 2 years pharmacy management experience, 3-5 years related pharmacy experience
  • 340B Experience preferred
  • Ability to develop, implement and lead all aspects of pharmacy operation
  • Pharmacist registration in the state where the position is located
  • Immunization Certification or willing to become a certified immunizer within 90 days of hire
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Multitasking and time management skills
  • Ability to see, hear, write, and speak clearly in order to communicate with customers and health care professionals
  • Excellent planning, organizing and leadership skills
  • Strong customer orientation and negotiation skills
  • Pressure to perform in emergency situations
  • Overall decision making responsibility
  • Bilingual preference in (Spanish)