The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a 811-bed hospital with more than 33,000 patients admitted annually. It is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is nationally ranked in 7 adult specialties and 8 children’s specialties by US News and World Report, and is ranked as America’s #1 Health Care Employer by Forbes Magazine.
The University of Iowa currently has the following pharmacy manager positions available:
-Adult Pharmacy Operations Manager
-Adult Pharmacy Clinical Manager
-Supply Chain and Automations Manager
The pharmacy operations manager will serve as a member of the pharmacy leadership team. As a team, the operation pharmacy managers oversee pharmaceutical care operations in adult acute care areas including, but not limited to, satellite pharmacy, operating room pharmacy, central pharmacy and sterile compounding pharmacy. They are responsible for evaluating and optimizing the medication delivery system to ensure patient safety.
The clinical pharmacy manager will serve as a member of the pharmacy leadership team. As a team, the clinical pharmacy managers oversee clinical pharmacy operations in adult acute care areas. These include critical care, cardiology, internal medicine, surgical, emergency, behavioral health, and oncology services. Additionally, the clinical pharmacy managers has oversight of the antimicrobial stewardship team, medication-use evaluation/drug information services, medication safety and transitions of care.
The supply chain and automations manager will oversee the staff and operations of the pharmacy multi-site supply chain, ensuring appropriate purchasing, inventory management, supply chain operations and regulatory compliance. They will maintain close relationships with wholesalers and maintain individual contracts with manufacturer’s for purchasing.Additionally, the manager will have oversight of automation operations and work closely with management team on optimization and expansion.
The manager roles for each of these positions includes direct supervision of clinical pharmacy specialists, clinical pharmacists, and technical staff, providing experiential education to pharmacy students and residents, project management, and compliance/regulatory management.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree or Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy
Current or eligible for Iowa Pharmacist licensure.
Completion of a PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency or minimum of five years of experience working in a complex pharmacy environment. Alternative residency training with or without related experience will be evaluated as acceptable alternatives.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Master of Science in pharmacy or healthcare/management related advanced degree such as an MHA, MPH or MBA.
Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification
Experience with automation/technology, human resources management, project management and Epic electronic health record.
Additional Salary Information: Great benefits package.
About University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is an internationally recognized teaching hospital that provides premier multidisciplinary patient care services while supporting an environment for health education programs at all levels and in all specialties. UIHC is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center. An approximately 811-bed comprehensive medical center and regional referral center, University of Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing patient focused care that is available to every person, around the clock, in every environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.