Pharmacy Manager/Director of Pharmacy
Company: Option Care Enterprises Inc
Posted on: December 4, 2019
The home of exceptional care and exciting careers:
Option Care. Delivering high-quality, cost-effective home infusion
services through trusted partnerships spanning the healthcare
system, Option Care creates outcomes that make a positive
difference in the lives of countless people. At the same time, we
make a real difference in the careers of our team members by
offering work that is truly rewarding, opportunities to advance,
and competitive compensation. We invite you to join us as we live
our values of compassionate care, quality results and engaged teams
to fulfill our vision of being Passionate People, Partnering in
Health to Deliver Extraordinary Care! Here is your opportunity to
find a fulfilling new home for your career. Pharmacy
Manager/Director of Pharmacy
Bozeman, Montana The Manager of Pharmacy is a licensed professional
who is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and
providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to Option Care
patients in accordance with the policies and procedures of the
Option Care, current pharmacy practice professional standards, and
other regulatory entities. The Manager of Pharmacy is responsible
for the coordination of patient services with the nursing, delivery
and reimbursement departments. The Manager of Pharmacy is
responsible for the appropriate budgeting, purchasing, control and
security of all drug products and medical supplies. The Manager of
Pharmacy is responsible for assisting the General Manager meet
operational and financial goals for the location. Job
Responsibilities: •Determines suitability of patients for home
care. Supervises, monitors and evaluates the quality and
effectiveness of patient care provided by pharmacy staff. Manages
daily activities with regards to effective operations and
•Directs the activities of the pharmacy department. Schedules work
activities of pharmacy staff so that the pharmaceutical-care needs
of the patients are met.
•Develops and mentors staff through on-boarding, open
communication, training and development opportunities and
performance management processes.
•Oversees product purchasing, inventory, budget and equipment
management. Assists the General Manager in preparing, securing
approval for, and implementing operating and expenditure budgets
for department, and operates within those guidelines. Evaluates and
oversees the purchase, management and security of all medications,
pumps and medical supplies in accordance with the Option Care
policies and formulary guidelines.
•Provides support to sales professionals and general manager by
speaking knowledgeably of the scope of services that are available
through Option Care. Description of available services is accurate.
Meets with managed care organizations and other accounts to
facilitate education regarding available services.
•May serve as the Office Administrator with the Director of Nursing
or Nurse Manager in the absence of the General Manager. Collects
and organizes all patient-specific information needed to prevent,
detect, and resolve medication-related problems and to make
appropriate medication therapy recommendations.
•Monitors the clinical staff's documentation on pharmacy care plans
for home care patients based on evaluation of monitoring data and
other pertinent patient-specific information.
•Evaluates competency in the use of pharmacokinetic principles and
formulas and competency.
•Ensures that medications are prepared and dispensed using
appropriate techniques and following Option Care' policies and
procedures. Equipment is accurately calibrated. Medications are
prepared so they are appropriately concentrated, without
incompatibilities, stable, and appropriately stored.
•Coordinates and participates in on-call responsibilities of the
pharmacy department. Ensures reliable pharmacy coverage for on-call
activities. Provides reliable pharmacy services when scheduled to
•Manages the use of investigational drug products according to
established regulations and Option Care policies and procedures. In
all activities, complies with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and
safety requirements. Basic Education and/or Experience
•Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.
•Current, active Pharmacy license as granted by the State Board of
•At least 5 to 7 years of experience in a clean room or infusion
pharmacy setting OR 3 years of experience and one of the following:
(a) knowledge of non-sterile compounding, and MTM (b) completion of
an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Residency Program, or (c) equivalent
experience as approved by the VP of Pharmacy and/or SVP of Clinical
•At least 3 years of experience directly managing people, including
hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they
•At least 2 years of experience planning, developing, and managing
departmental expense and capital budgets or completion of an ASHP
accredited Residency Program or equivalent experience as approved
by the National Director of Pharmacy and/or VP of Clinical Services
Basic Qualifications & Interests:
- Experience compounding sterile products and managing patient
- Experience overseeing purchasing and inventory process of all
pharmaceutical and related substances and supplies.
- Access to a reliable means of transportation which will enable
the incumbents to make home visits to treat/attend to their
patients. If such means of transportation would include a personal
vehicle, a valid driver’s license and a proof of insurance would be
- Active membership in a related state or national clinical,
pharmaceutical, or home health care organization
- Experience in identifying operational issues and recommending
and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
- Experience providing customer service to internal and external
customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and
evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Basic level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: opening a
document, cutting, pasting and aligning text, selecting font type
and size, changing margins and column width, sorting, inserting
bullets, pictures and dates, using find and replace, undo, spell
check, track changes, review pane and/or print functions).
- Basic level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: opening a
workbook, inserting a row, selecting font style and size,
formatting cells as currency, using copy, paste and save functions,
aligning text, selecting cells, renaming a worksheet, inserting a
column, selecting a chart style, inserting a worksheet, setting
margins, selecting page orientation, using spell check and/or
- Basic skill level in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example:
inserting, rearranging, hiding and deleting slides, navigating
between slides, increasing list level, adding, centering and
editing text, changing views, inserting a table or a note, moving
objects, printing outline view and/or running a slide show). Travel
- Willing to travel up to 5 % of the time for business purposes.
(Within state and out of state). Preferred Qualifications &
- Post-graduate residency program in clinical pharmacy
- Board certification in Nutrition Support Pharmacy,
Pharmacotherapy or other clinical pharmacy practice area.
- Experience managing inventory and logistics.
- At least 5 years of experience compounding sterile products and
managing complex infusion patients.
- At least 3 years of experience overseeing purchasing and
inventory process of all pharmaceutical and related substances and
supplies. Apply Today. Take this opportunity to make the most of
your abilities, and help others live better lives. To learn more
and apply online, please visit:
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