Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking a Pharmacy Manager to join our Inpatient Clinical team. The Pharmacy Manager assumes responsibility for overseeing assigned pharmacy services. Facilitates the development, implementation, and maintenance of systems which promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, cost effective drug therapies. Serves as a resource to other Pharmacists and health care professionals, as well as addresses the learning needs of staff.
Ensures safe, optimal, cost-effective medication therapies for patients following established policies, procedures, and protocols. Directs the development, implementation, and maintenance of assigned Pharmacy services. Facilitates the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and critical pathways as approved by appropriate committees. Facilitates the identification, resolution, implementation, and communication of cost-effective medication use issues in collaboration with medical staff.
Contributes to the quality and effective operations of the department. Coordinates policies and procedures, reviews the performance and documentation of staff, prepares reports on pharmaceutical activities including financial impact, participates in the quality improvement activities, and collects and analyzes data and maintains documentation.
Maintains an appropriate staffing level. Selects, assigns, directs, evaluates, counsels, and disciplines personnel as well as investigates and takes action on personnel issues and grievances.
Ensures that there is an orientation and training plan for new employees, and provides for the educational needs of assigned personnel. Ensures on-going training regarding organization and departmental policies and procedures as well as changes in systems, equipment, software, etc. Oversees the coordination of any related student programs (e.g. PharmD, residency).
Creates and exemplifies service excellence culture. Serves on Pharmacy & Therapeutics and other Medical Center committees. Plans and integrates policies, procedures, services, and systems.
Sustains professional competences and promote development (e.g. through work in area and participation in in-services, workshops, seminars, and professional organizations). Acts as a role model, mentor and coach to individual staff. Serves as a resource to the department and the Medial Center administration concerning pharmacotherapeutic information.
Contributes to the departmental planning process by establishing both short and long range goals. Assists the Director in budget preparation and monitoring.
Performs the duties of the Director or the other Pharmacy Managers, in their absence.
5 years of health care system experience (of which 3 must be pharmacy supervisory experience), or the equivalent required.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision, and possess the ability to set priorities and make critical decision.
Managerial effectiveness, problem solving, and change management abilities desired.
Effective oral and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated interpersonal and team skills essential.
Graduate of an ACPE accredited school of Pharmacy
Current NH licensure (or eligible)
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, located in Lebanon, NH on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire’s only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to the prestigious Ivy League Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Dartmouth-Hitchco...ck includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. In addition, we were the first hospital in New Hampshire to receive Magnet status and have been consistently rated one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.