Manages, plans, organizes and evaluates the staff, activities and resources of Pharmacy operations. Prepares and dispenses medications in accordance with established policies and procedures when needed to maintain operational objectives. Maintains operational records and statistics. May lead or participate-in projects, studies or initiatives that are common to Northwell Health.
Manages day-to-day operations.
Participates in developing recommended operating goals and objectives.
Prioritizes, schedules, assigns and monitors work to optimize operational service.
Analyzes, recommends, implements and monitors approved work-flow changes.
Recommends, implements, and evaluates operating policies, procedures and processes.
Ensures operating compliance with government and agency regulations.
Leads and facilitates staff in evaluating and implementing Quality Control/ Performance Improvement related practices. Participates in hospital QC/PI groups.
Documents non-formulary drug approvals, restricted drug approvals and unusual medication orders.
Handles unusual problems to resolution.
Maintains operational records and statistics.
Monitors and/or prepares compounding and dispensing of parenteral admixtures and controlled drugs.
Manages resources including operating budget, supplies, equipment, space, staff and information.
Implements and adheres to approved operating budget. Reports operational performance, and provides justification and/or corrective action. Prepares billing charges for Finance.
Selects, mentors, leads and evaluates direct reports. Participates in developing and delivering educational presentations.
Maintains adequate controls over requisitioning and dispensing of all pharmaceuticals.
Evaluates equipment and recommends maintenance, repair, upgrade or replacement.
Participates in the planning and utilization of space.
Oversees the maintenance and integrity of conventional and computer-aided records and information.
Prepares and dispenses medications to in-patients in accordance with established policy and procedure including reviewing orders for completeness, interactions, incompatibilities and other inconsistencies.
Consults with prescriber when discrepancies are identified.
May lead or participate-in projects, studies or initiatives that are common to both business units.
Performs related duties, as required.
Bachelor’s of Science Degree from an accredited college or university, required.
Currently licensed as a Pharmacist in the State of New York, required.
Minimum of five (5) years related experience in an acute care/hospital environment.
Infusion experience, required.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is one of New York's largest private employers and one of the nation's largest healthcare systems with 66, 000 employees. Northwell services 6500+ hospital and long- term care beds, 23 hospitals, over 750 outpatient facilities, a vast network of long-term care, rehabilitation, home care, hospice, medical and nursing schools and an internationally recognized research enterprise. Vivo Health Pharmacy is Northwell Health's outpatient pharmacy network comprised of retail, mail order, and specialty pharmacies. Vivo Health Pharmacy’s mission is to be an ambulatory care pharmacy services leader, providing quality specialized pharmacy services that can be customized and integrated to form full delivery medical care systems across our facilities. Our vision is to continuously adapt and evolve with the changing health care landscape, ensuring that we have an impact on promoting and improving the health of our patients, employees, and the communities we serve.