Job Description

Location: Florence Hospital
Posted Date: 12/20/2021

About Florence Hospital

Newly opened in July 2019, Florence Hospital, a campus of Mountain Vista Medical Center is a 36-bed hospital offering emergency care, as well as surgical, imaging and laboratory services. The hospital’s experienced team of doctors and nurses work together to provide expert care and the best possible patient experience to residents of Pinal County.

The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the pharmacy department. In addition, the Pharmacy Manager provides pharmaceutical care to patients as a staff pharmacist as needed. This position will assist the Director of Pharmacy to assure all legal, regulatory, and accrediting requirements are maintained at the best demonstrated practice. Maintain a professional presence throughout the hospital. Assure pharmacy services and activities are carried out to meet goals and standards of Steward Health Care and the client/hospital.

The Pharmacy Manager will serve as the Pharmacist-In-Charge and will be responsible for on-call during the hours where the pharmacy is closed.

In the absence of the Director of Pharmacy or Assistant Director of Pharmacy, where applicable, the Pharmacy Manager will assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the Director of Pharmacy.

  • Pharmacist-In-Charge
  • On-call during the time that the pharmacy is closed
  • Perform as staff pharmacist as needed
  • Supervise pharmacists and pharmacy supportive personnel
    • Maintain schedules for staff
  • Assist with updating a pharmacy Policy and Procedure manual for the department
  • Participate in the hospital P&T committee as directed by the Director of Pharmacy
  • Assist with the Antibiotic Stewardship program, in conjunction with multidisciplinary team members.
  • Participate in hospital committee meetings necessary to enhance practice and patient care
  • Meet or exceed all Accreditation Bodies (TJC, DNV, CMS, BOP) standards related to pharmacy
  • Assist in the process for patient and department charges, and that they are accurately and timely posted to accounts
  • Assist with the purchase of drugs and supplies in accordance with GPO bids and Steward Health Care best demonstrated practices
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of information systems and other technology applications within the Pharmacy
  • Use Econotherapeutic best practices in formulary and cost control
  • Supervise all drug storage areas in accordance with legal and best demonstrated practice
  • Oversee preparation and delivery of medication throughout the hospital
  • Assist with establishing standards and training for sterile product preparation in compliance with USP 795/797/800 non-sterile and sterile preparation standards, including annual review of master formulation records
  • Assist with the pharmacy quality activities
  • Assist with the medication safety program.
  • Achieve acceptable scores on operations assessments/audits (CORE, Regulatory, Accreditation, BOP, etc)
  • Arrange/conduct hospital and pharmacy orientation for new hires within 60 days
  • Assist in the develop and implement a training and competency program for all staff and maintain records of those completed competencies
  • Assist the Director with the pharmacy budget and all aspects related to the financial program.
    • Reconcile financial information and communicate on a timely basis
  • Perform MUE and report results in committee meetings
  • Assure adequate control and documentation of controlled substances
  • Ensure documentation for all drug recalls
  • Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, and quality improvement programs
    • Maintains all required training and education per department requirements.
  • Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, security, fire, and infection control. Complies with all applicable state, local and federal regulations


  • Maintains safety-integrity-professionalism of pharmacy at all times
  • Provide in-services to staff and hospital professional staff
  • Monitor acquisition and renewal of all pharmacy licenses and permits and staff licenses
  • Supervise monthly medication area inspections and have supporting documentation
  • Conducts periodic staff meetings
  • Perform special projects as requested
  • Wears hospital badge identification while on duty.
  • Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean. Is conscientious in regard to personal hygiene.
  • Treats patients and families with respect and dignity. Assures confidentiality of patient records.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Assists in the resolution of problems or concerns while being a supportive team member.

Consistently strives to promote great customer service in all aspects of the job.

  1. Education: Graduate of college of Pharmacy accredited by ACPE or equivalent
  2. Experience: At least 5 years hospital pharmacy experience
  3. Certification/Licensure: Current license to practice Pharmacy in state and maintains all required CE
  4. Software/Hardware: Preferred: Pyxis, Meditech, Microsoft Office

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