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Manager/Pharmacy Techs - Germantown Job

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Date: Aug 21, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

Manages the day-to-day activities of the pharmacy technicians in the pharmacy. Plans and coordinates with appropriate oversight by the director of pharmacy the drug preparation and distribution from the central pharmacy.  Supervises the orientation, training, and completion of competency assessments of all pharmacy technicians.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree

 

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a hospital pharmacy technician. 

 

Current Certification as a Pharmacy Technician.

Must be registered with the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician.

 

PREFERRED:

Completion of an ASHP accredited pharmacy technician training program.

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

The equivalent combination of education and job relevant work experience.

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Understands and interprets complex written materials and technical reports.

  • Effective communicate skills to work with all levels of Associates, management, physicians, and patients and their families.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate individuals and groups toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to consistently exercise sound judgment and initiative in a wide range of circumstances.

  • An effective planner with strong skills in scheduling and organizing work flows.

  • Must be willing to cover other shifts as necessary to meet staffing needs.

Key Job Responsibilities

Leadership & Direction

  • Manages daily operations for medication preparation and distribution functions in the assigned pharmacy area(s). Plans, coordinates, and directs activities to ensure sufficient quantity of medications, supplies, and staff to meet the standards of care.

  • Manages the activities of pharmacy technicians and interns; monitors performance, clarifies work expectations, establishes goals and promotes cooperation among individuals and groups.

  • Plans and schedules work ensuring distribution of assignments and adequate staffing based on workload and productivity standards.Performs the duties of a Pharmacy Technician as needed.

  • Develops and implements processes through orientation, training and education to ensure that the competence of all staff members is assessed, maintained, improved and demonstrated.

  • Provides advanced problem solving, troubleshooting, technical assistance, and instruction to pharmacy technicians.

  • Responsible for maintenance and appearance of assigned operational areas including inventory, work areas, and equipment.

     

    Business Planning/Financial

  • Supports business plans and strategies for pharmacy practice, assists with goal setting, and translates goals into operational tactics at the service level.

  • Responsible for basic operational reports and analyses for the department; makes recommendations or draws conclusions from operational data.

  • Develops and monitors expense budgets in assigned laboratory area, authorizes expenditures.Assists in the development and implementation of capital budget and plans to control costs and improve department operations.

  • Monitors services to ensure effective use of resources and assess needs for staff, equipment, and services based on actual or projected utilization.

     

    Quality/Regulatory

  • Implements and monitors quality control programs to ensure safe medication storage and compliance with federal and regulatory standards. Prepares and maintains records and documentation.

  • Reviews and maintains departmental standard operating procedures ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and readiness.

  • Monitors trends by analyzing departmental procedures; identifies opportunities for operational efficiencies and quality of services provided.

  • Assists with development and maintenance of performance standards to include quality assessment/improvement programs.

  • Identifies and evaluates safety and risk management issues; intervenes and problem solves as required.

     

Collaboration/Working Relationships

  • Ensures good working relationships between departments; serves as a resource and liaison for problem solving related to pharmacy services.

  • Establishes relationships with key internal and external customers and service providers.

  • Investigates and coordinates resolution of service delivery problems or conflicts; formulates plans for resolution, follows-up to ensure effective resolution, and determines level of satisfaction.

  • Actively serves on assigned committees as pharmacy representative.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.

  • Must have good balance and coordination.

  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force periodically throughout the shift.

  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.

  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.


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