Employment Duration: Full time Department: McLaren Northern Michigan
PSI - OPERATIONS MANAGER - PHARMACY
MCLAREN NORTHERN MICHIGAN - PETOSKEY, MICHIGAN
Hours: This position is 40 hours a week with a typical work schedule of Monday-Friday.
About the Facility: McLaren Northern Michigan is a 202-bed regional hospital located in Petoskey, Michigan serving residents in 22 counties across northern Lower Michigan and the eastern part of the Upper Peninsula. More than 230 physicians represent nearly all medical and surgical specialties, enabling full-service care with an emphasis on cardiology, cancer, orthopedics, and neurosciences. McLaren Northern Michigan has a network of primary care providers and specialty care clinics throughout the region, and an outpatient surgery center in Cheboygan. It has achieved Magnet® status for nursing excellence, been named a Top 50 heart hospital in the U.S. by IBM/Watson Health, and received the highest national ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for quality and safety.
Oversees daily delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients of the hospital.
Analyzes systems and operations of the department via quality control measures.
Identifies operational problems and opportunities for improvement and takes appropriate actions on both.
Ensures controlled substances are purchased, distributed, and documented in compliance with state and federal laws.
Ensures drug storage locations are maintained in an appropriate manner (e.g., floorstock, automated dispensing systems, surgery carts, emergency carts, "crash" carts, etc.).
Ensures drug items are appropriately billed to various areas or patients to promote financial viability of the hospital.
Ensures pharmacy inventory is maintained at appropriate levels in a cost-conscious manner to promote availability of items in the Formulary.
Procures non-formulary items after exhausting Formulary alternatives to provide optimal drug therapy.
Participates in and/or provides support to hospital committees as agreed upon by committee members and the Director of Pharmacy.
Participates in departmental and hospital performance improvement activities to promote quality in the medication use process.
Assists department and hospital in maintaining compliance with accreditation standards.
Assists in presenting medical, nursing, or department in-service programs.
Performs duties of Staff or Clinical Pharmacist, as required.
May participate in "Code Blue" situations and document activities occurring during the situation, where appropriate.
May be required to serve as Pharmacist-In-Charge.
Benefits: All CPS employees enjoy a competitive salary and are eligible to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match. Full Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.
About PSI: On September 1, 2017, Pharmacy Systems, Inc. joined forces with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services to form the largest hospital services entity of its kind in the nation. The combined company controls close to $2 billion in U.S. drug spend, serves over 700 client facilities, and leverages broad and complementary capabilities to help hospital and health systems improve quality, reduce cost and achieve better patient outcomes . Since our beginning in 1973, Pharmacy Systems, Inc. has stayed true to our focus of developing long-term partnerships with our healthcare clients. As the leader in healthcare management services, our success has been driven by the success of our partnerships, the success of our team members and our ability to improve patient care. For more information, visit: www.pharmacysystems.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females
Graduate of a College or School of Pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Maintains licensure in good standing as a Registered Pharmacist in the state of practice (MICHIGAN).
Preferred: Advanced degree in pharmacy or healthcare administration.
Knowledge of clinical interventions, education, and equipment necessary to meet the specific needs of the patient population served by considering the patient's age, growth and development, medical condition, physical abilities, psychosocial status, potential language barriers, and level of comprehension; hospital and departmental policies and procedures, pharmaceutical terminology, unit dose system procedures, aseptic technique for preparing sterile dosage forms; and current developments in pharmacy to provide optimal pharmaceutical care. Skilled in preparing medications for administration to patients; analyzing drug therapies regarding patient condition, disease state, and concomitant therapies and making appropriate, drug-related recommendations to medical, nursing, and other health care staff; communicating verbally and in writing to patients, medical, nursing, and other staff members.
Minimum of 3 years recent experience supervising, leading and or managing in a hospital pharmacy inpatient setting.
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We've learned a lot in our 4 decades in the pharmacy management services business. That's why CPS is the nation's leading pharmacy services provider. Our commitment to pharmacy management excellence is reflected in the fact that CPS facilities maintain above-average scores in regulatory compliance.
More than 300 clients throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands rely on CPS for pharmacy management services. We serve acute care hospitals, behavioral hospitals and specialty hospitals, as well as outpatient and retail pharmacies. From a new center in Illinois, we provide hospitals with remote order entry services.
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