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The Pharmacy Manager for Compounding & Perioperative Services is
accountable for the leadership, strategic direction, and day-to-day
operations of the Sterile Products Area (SPA), Special Formulations
(SF), Perioperative Pharmacy Satellite, and Ambulatory Surgery
Center (ASC) Pharmacy workroom. The Pharmacy Manager will exercise
leadership responsibility in order to meet the needs of patients,
providers, nurses, other customers, and pharmacy staff in a manner
consistent with UNC Health's mission, values, and standards of
This Pharmacy Manager works very closely with the leaders of
Central Inpatient Pharmacy, Pharmacy Automation & Technology,
Pediatric Services, Cancer Hospital Infusion Pharmacy, Hillsborough
Inpatient Pharmacy, Acute Care Clinical Services, and Compounding
Services at Shared Services Center, among others, in order to carry
out this mission. The Pharmacy Manager will report to the Assistant
Director of Pharmacy for Acute Care Operations at UNC Medical
Center. Direct reports include lead pharmacists, pharmacy
technician supervisors, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians
(direct and indirect reports include approximately 70 people and 50
Scheduled Work Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Days, Nights/Weekends
PRN, On-Call Rotation)
Duties & Responsibilities
- Leads the development of processes necessary for the smooth
operation of areas of responsibility. Anticipates needs for
pharmacy clinical and operations services and assumes a leadership
role in meeting those needs.
- Leads and nurtures individual team members to meet performance
and behavioral expectations and acts independently to address,
mediate, and resolve personnel issues within areas of
- Provides program level management as well as shift specific
management in areas of responsibility. Performs supervisory
responsibilities through selection, training, evaluating,
counseling, and corrective action of staff.
- Demonstrates active leadership internal and external to the
Department of Pharmacy as an active member of pharmacy department
committees, multidisciplinary hospital committees and/or
professional association committees.
- Proactively seeks opportunities to improve performance and
customer satisfaction and implements processes to minimize waste.
Builds and maintains relationships with key individuals and
solicits feedback regarding pharmacy performance. Develops policies
and standard operating procedures and/or clinical decision support
in response to Clinical, Operational, Financial drug use needs.
Prior to implementation of new policies and guidelines, ensures
that appropriate communication and staff education have
- Provides clinical and operational pharmacist services to
patients as required, staffing a minimum of two shifts per month
for the first year to become the expert on all operational
components within areas of oversight.
- Teaches students, residents and new pharmacy staff and
participates in scholarly activities.
- Ensures and audits compliance with federal, state, local and
institutional policies, procedures, standards and regulations.
- Supports the development of budgets and financial stewardship
goals. Monitors financial and productivity performance and
addresses variances in area of responsibility.
- Demonstrates clinical or operational expertise through
publications, presentations, committee activities, and/or program
development related to improvement of patient care and advancement
of pharmacy practice.
Organization & Department Overview
UNC Health is a not-for-profit integrated health care system
owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. UNC
Medical Center, also known as UNC Hospitals, is a public academic
medical center first established in 1952 under the name N.C.
Memorial to provide patient care, educate health care professionals
and advance medical research in partnership with the UNC School of
Medicine. With more than 950 beds, the medical center in Chapel
Hill comprises N.C. Memorial Hospital, N.C. Children's Hospital,
N.C. Neurosciences Hospital and N.C. Women's Hospital. UNC Medical
Center is part of UNC Health's Triangle West region, along with the
Hillsborough Campus, Chatham Hospital, and WakeBrook.
The Department of Pharmacy is dynamic, integral, and a critical
part of patient care. Our mission is to provide patient-centered
medication management that optimizes outcomes through an alignment
of practice, education, research and leadership. UNC's Department
of Pharmacy has more than 400 dedicated employees with focused
attention on providing the highest level of patient care. For the
past seven years, our innovative approach to pharmacy practice has
been awarded the ASHP Best Practice in Health-System Pharmacy
Award. This commitment extends to our patients and community
encompassing service, teaching, and research to optimize
medication-related outcomes. The Department is highly integrated
with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
located on the same Chapel Hill campus. UNC Medical Center acts as
a major clinical and administrative training site for pharmacy
students. In addition, the Department of Pharmacy has over 40
pharmacy residents in a variety of general and specialty training
- Completion of an ASHP-accredited Health-System Pharmacy
Administration (HSPA) residency (PGY1-2), Pharmacy Practice (PGY1)
Residency, Specialty (PGY2) Residency, or equivalent work
- Completion of a graduate degree (MS, MBA, MHA) or equivalent
- Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialists
Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.
Eligible for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in NC.
Licensure from NC Board of Pharmacy required within 6 months of
orientation date or sooner if required for operations.
Professional Experience Requirements:
Three years pharmacist experience or equivalent required.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: STATE
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Pharmacy Administration
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes