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Position Summary: The Manager, Retail Pharmacy is responsible for ensuring efficient operations of MultiCare Health systems retail pharmacy program, promoting positive patient experience, and maintaining financial integrity. This is a managerial position working under the direction of the System Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy. Responsibilities include development of relationships with payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers; achievement and maintenance of accreditation for retail pharmacy; and development of complete and robust quality assurance and safety programs and operations that support all aspects of retail pharmacy. Work situations are varied requiring a strong entrepreneurial sense, business acumen, change management, problem solving, decision-making, data analysis, and leadership skills. Internal contacts include all levels of staff and management. External contacts include physicians, clinic leaders and staff, regulatory and accreditation agencies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, competing organizations, vendors and professional organizations.
Minimum Requirements: 5 years of retail pharmacy practice experience 3 years in a supervisory or lead capacity
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Graduate from an accredited school or college of Pharmacy Licensed as a pharmacist in the State of Washington MBA, MPH, MHA or Masters degree preferred Successful completion of an Accredited ASHP residency preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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