The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for leading the daily and administrative functions of pharmacy services, programs and personnel throughout UW Health. Areas of focus may include ambulatory, inpatient or specialty areas & programs. The position provides direction and leadership to ensure UW Health delivers great patient care and improved population health within an efficient cost structure while improving the work life of staff. Principal responsibilities include daily operations, management of staff and resources, project management, quality improvement, budgeting, maintaining compliance with all policies, procedures, accreditation requirements and regulations, medication safety, teaching, and scholarship in associated areas of responsibility. The Pharmacy Manager facilitates communication, coordination, and collaboration among disciplines regarding identification, planning, and provision of high quality, cost-effective care. The Pharmacy Manager is a resource within the institution and to the community in his/her area of expertise.
All responsibilities are accomplished in collaboration with the pharmacy leadership/management team under the direction of the Director or Senior Director.
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
Preferred: PharmD degree from an accredited institution; Master’s degree in pharmacy administration, healthcare administration, business or other relevant subject area
Minimum: Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency in health-system pharmacy administration or five (5) years of relevant work experience.
Preferred: Three years of health-system pharmacy leadership or management experience.
About University of Wisconsin Health
University of Wisconsin (UW) Health is an academic health system associated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It encompasses the research, education, and patient care activities that take place at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and within UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
UW Heath Authority is a nationally recognized regional health system that includes:
UW Health, a 672-bed* regional referral center that is home to a Level One adult and pediatric trauma center, American College of Surgeons-verified Burn Center, one of the nation's largest organ transplant programs, one of the nation's first certified comprehensive stroke centers and the UW Carbone Cancer Center, one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the country.
UW Health at The American Center is a 56-bed, community-based health and wellness facility.
American Family Children's Hospital is a nationally-ranked, 111-bed facility with pediatric and surgical neonatal intensive care unit.
The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed post-acute inpatient facility, opened in September 2015.
*672-bed count for UW Hospital and Clinics includes 56 beds at UW Health at The American Center and 111 beds at American Family Children's Hospital