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Manager I Inpatient Pharmacy

Category: Pharmacy
CHA Somerville Campus, Somerville, MA

Department: InPt Pharmacy CH
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Monday - Friday day shift with 24/7 on-call responsibility
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 04/13/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-114931

Job Details

  • At Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), the inpatient pharmacy has the best of both worlds - an innovative academic environment in a community hospital setting. The inpatient pharmacy at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is a dynamic department with cutting edge clinical services and state of the art automation and technology. We utilize EPIC for our Electronic Health Record (EHR), Pyxis technology for dispensing and have bedside bar coding implemented in all inpatient areas. All of the services we provide are performed with a focus on optimizing clinical outcomes and patient safety, increasing patient satisfaction and improving the financial sustainability of the organization.
    The inpatient pharmacy team of pharmacists, technicians and interns work under the direction of the inpatient pharmacy manager to ensure safe medication dispensing, compounding and distribution.

    Job Purpose: Within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures, the Manager Inpatient Pharmacy Services (SH) is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of an Alliance inpatient pharmacy operation. Primary, essential job functions include drug compounding/dispensing/distribution/monitoring, education/training, human resource management, controlled substances management activities, manager of record responsibilities, and ensuring compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements related to medication management. A commitment to patient safety, customer satisfaction, and efficient/effective use of resources, teamwork, innovation, and performance improvement is required.

    Qualifications/Requirements: Education/Training: Graduate of an accredited college/university with a Pharm.D. or B.S. in Pharmacy together with equivalent clinical experience is required. Graduate of an accredited college/university with Masters Degree in a relevant discipline is highly desirable. Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency is desirable. Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification is desirable.

    Licensure: Must have a current license in good standing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy or be eligible for licensure in MA.

    Work Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a staff or clinical pharmacist in an inpatient setting with at least one (1) year of management experience highly desirable.


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