The Pharmacist in Charge will have key responsibilities related to Operations, Inventory, Personnel, and Patient Management where (s)he will develop and implement key strategies for the Specialty Pharmacy. This role reports directly to the General Manager of KnippeRx.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:Operations Management Works with Operations leadership to direct the activities of the non-dispensing Pharmacy in all aspects of its operation, including, , , customer service, quality assurance, regulatory control and short and long term planning. Achieve pharmacy cost reduction, operational goals, and productivity goals. Manage to achieve established quality parameters in, clinical services and patient service delivery. Assure compliance with all applicable operating procedures, accreditation standards and applicable federal, state and local rules, regulations, and laws. Support sales and marketing efforts in collaboration with other functional areas. Establish and maintain programs associated with ongoing facility operation including housekeeping, environmental monitoring, pest control, preventative maintenance, calibration, security and waste management. Develop and coordinate quality control activities. Support the clinical and financial information requirements of other functional areas within the organization. Develop and Monitor day to day activities of Pharmacy and Pharmacy personnel.Personnel Management - Train and manage exempt and non-exempt pharmacy personnel. Direct the utilization of pharmacy personnel and resources to maintain a high level of customer service and satisfaction. Develop and manage safety programs for all pharmacy personnel. Direct and supervise the activities of pharmacy technicians and other supportive personnel in meeting the department objectives and care needs of patients. Evaluate performance and design development plans for all personnel.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:Additional Responsibilities including Patient Management. Establish and manage delivery services for all patients. Develop and maintain clinical monitoring programs for all therapies and patients as appropriate. Participate in multidisciplinary patient care conferences. Participate in the Strategic Improvement Plan (Performance Improvement Plan). Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelors degree with experience. Current unrestricted pharmacy licensure in Kentucky A minimum of 3 years of practical experience as a specialty pharmacist.Proficient in the area of clinical interpretation; drug-drug, drug-disease, drug-food interaction and allergiesExperience with Specialty medications, Specialty disease management program, Oncology, REMS, and LDD programsDemonstrated experience providing exceptional customer service.Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:PharmD from an accredited pharmacy program Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP)Board Certification by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS)Previous HIPAA, Fraud Waste and Abuse and Confidentiality trainingClinical monitoring experienceCurrent CPR CertificationKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:Significant experience in clinical monitoring services.Excellent clinical pharmacy skills, laboratory value monitoring, and patient teaching skillsAbility to coordinate patient care and pharmacy operations.Previous experience managing exempt and non-exempt personnel is preferred. Well-developed problem solving and decision-making skills are required to make sound and intelligent decisions with respect to business, as well as clinical issues.Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.Personal resiliency to accept changing work flows, unexpected demands, and expeditiously reallocated time and efforts to self and others.Experience in making fiscal decisions that positively affects the profitability of the business.Broad working knowledge of products, drugs, pumps, and supplies used in the community in which the company provides services for patients.Bilingual skills desirable (English/Spanish)PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Location of job activities 100% insideNoise and/or vibrations exposureReaching (overhead), handling, and feelingStand and sit for prolonged periods of timeLift, carry, and move up to 50 poundsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.