Akron Children’s Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we’re making it easier for today’s busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children’s Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children’s Anywhere app, we’re here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Full Time Management Opportunity
The Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Outpatient Pharmacy, Home Care Pharmacy and Specialty Pharmacy including management of pharmacists and technicians.
Coordinates and oversees all operations and daily workflow of the all 3 Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Departments. Ensures Ambulatory Pharmacy Services meets operational timeframes and deadlines.
Supervises employees, trains, coaches, and develops, and manages employee performance to company goals and expectations.
Provides leadership in the hiring of Ambulatory Services employees. Maintains departmental staffing coverage that is sufficient for pharmacy operations.
Ensures the Ambulatory Services prescription use process (prescription entry, verification, compounding, packaging, labeling, and dispensing) is compliant with Ohio Board of Pharmacy, Joint Commission, URAC, CMS and FDA regulations and accreditations.
Oversees daily activities that support continuous quality improvement of patient care, including accurate dispensing of medications. Monitors and remediates medication errors and controlled substance monitoring and surveillance.
Leads and oversees continuous quality improvement projects as operations demand, including strategies designed to strengthen Ambulatory Pharmacy Services programs.
Participates in performance improvement, fiscal, and productivity goals and objectives set forth by the Pharmacy Leadership Team.
Maintains effective communication with customers, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other hospital team members.
Demonstrates the ability to document in the electronic medical record as appropriate.
Actively assists in maintaining Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation.
Assists in all emergencies.
Other duties as required, including fulfilling duties of a dispensing outpatient pharmacist.
Experience in pediatric outpatient pharmacy and homecare pharmacy management is preferred.
Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
Experience in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or Doctor of Pharmacy Degree is required
Licensure: Current License by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy is required.
Certification: Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS), or other BPS Board Certification is preferred.
A Post Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Residency (PGY1) is preferred.
Years of relevant experience: 2 years is required
Years of experience supervising: 2 years is required.
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