Join the Pharmacy team at the Michigan Medicine! The vision of Michigan Medicine is to create the future of health care through discovery and to become the national leader in health care, health care reform, biomedical innovation and education. As part of this world-class organization, the Department of Pharmacy Services has high standards for service, education, and research. Our Department has a rich history of excellence; you have the opportunity to join a world-class team to provide exceptional patient care and advance the Mission of Michigan Medicine.
The Specialty Pharmacy Manager leads the overall strategic planning, operations, prioritization, growth, staff development and technology resources for quality patient care and revenue generation. This position leads a dedicated team of supervisors, clinical pharmacists, technicians, project and financial coordinators in providing high-touch comprehensive access and clinical services to patients with high-cost specialty medication needs. In FY19, this area had 42 FTEs and dispensed over 130,000 prescriptions. In the FY20 YTD, the Specialty Pharmacy has achieved approximately 30 million dollars in revenue for the organization. Current disease states served include Dermatology, Fertility, Gastroenterology, Growth Hormone Deficiency, Hepatitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Oncology (Cancer) Medications, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Transplant.
Excellent written and verbal skills are also required. Management experience and previous residency training highly desired.
Establish work schedules, training and staffing requirements for support personnel
Coordinate the acquisition and appropriate charging of drugs
Ensure all related quality assurance, billing and distribution activities are performed and documented
Supervise the maintenance of the pharmaceutical and supply inventories, storing under proper conditions and security
Assure compliance with Pharmacy and regulatory agency standards
Interview and recommend the employment of staff
Evaluate the effectiveness of section operations and recommend organizational changes, policy and procedures and revisions
Assist in the development and implementation of new methods, techniques, controls and equipment
Resolve problems and complaints raised by patients, physicians, and staff, with authority to make commitments within established policies.
Instruct Residents, students and House staff
Assure compliance with affirmative action and safety programs
Assist in the development and implementation of new pharmacy services to support the Michigan Medicine’s goals and objectives
Pharmacists serve as preceptors for Doctor of Pharmacy students on a variety of practice experiences including Introductory Pharmacy Patient Experiences (IPPEs) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs), and may provide didactic education for pharmacy students
Pharmacists serve as preceptors for pharmacy residents
May conduct or participate in research, drug use projects, cost reduction/management initiatives, and quality improvement activities consistent with Michigan Medicine’s goals and objectives.
This position reports to the Director of Ambulatory and Oncology Pharmacy Services.
This position has seven direct reports. They include 4 clinical pharmacists, a project manager, an operations supervisor, and a supervisor for specialty financial coordinators.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy or equivalent combination of education and experience
Certificate of completion from a PGY-2 Residency in Health System Pharmacy Administration or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Current licensure as a registered pharmacist by the State of Michigan Board of Pharmacy and a Michigan Controlled Substance License to practice pharmacy in the State of Michigan, or eligibility to become licensed within 60 days of employment start date
Able to perform all of the Duties and Responsibilities
Able to prioritize with accuracy and dependability
Demonstrate and apply excellent teamwork and communication skills
Effectively communicate with pharmacy team members, other healthcare professionals, employees, patients and visitors
Accurately and efficiently interpret and process medication orders, labels, and documentation
Ability to meet all of the above qualifications and requirements with or without reasonable accommodation
Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to work with physicians, pharmacists, information system staff, and allied health professionals from all clinical disciplines.
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are very important. Advanced degree (MS, MBA, MPH, MHA) are desired.
GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE
Paid Time Off
Opportunities to earn continuing education credits at in-house education programs
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants will only be considered after successful completion and submission of the following:
Completed application via the UM Careers website
Letter of Intent
Updated curriculum vitae
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
U-M EEO/AA STATEMENT
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
About Michigan Medicine- University of Michigan
The University of Michigan Health System includes three hospitals, approximately 40 health centers and 140 outpatient clinics, the UM Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice, and the Michigan Health Corporation. Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Health System maintains the first university-owned hospital in the United States and the oldest College of Pharmacy in a state-supported institution.