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Providence Health & Services Pharmacist in Charge, Credena Health in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Pharmacist in Charge, Credena Health - Home Services Specialty Pharmacy (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable ) to Home Service Building in Portland, OR

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We are seeking a Pharmacist in Charge, Credena Health - Home Services Specialty Pharmacy that will provide department supervision and has daily operational control in the specialty pharmacy. The pharmacist in charge (PIC) for the fulfillment center is responsible for ensuring the pharmacy is in compliance with all state Boards of Pharmacy rules and regulations and other state and federal laws. Responsibilities include management of pharmacy operations, performance management including supervision of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy clerks, and other pharmacy staff. The PIC will oversee workflow development, software/automation installs and upgrades, production efficiency, and operational execution. Additionally, this position will assist the pharmacy leadership with implementation and promotion related to regional and system pharmacy strategies.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Service Commitment:

  • Demonstrate competency by placing a high priority on service to everyone encountered

  • Consistently shows the characteristic of service excellence

  • Team:

  • Demonstrate competency by maintaining positive, constructive interpersonal relationships, and by understanding and practicing the principles of effective teamwork

  • Environment of Care/Infection Control/Safety:

  • Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principles of safety and infection control into daily activities as outlined in Environment of Care, Infection Control, and Exposure Control safety policies and procedures

  • Consistently uses personal protective equipment as required and takes appropriate precautions whenever there is potential for contact with blood, body fluids, chemicals, and/or other hazardous materials

  • Maintains knowledge of work-appropriate aspects of environment of care programs, complies with policies, and reports unsafe conditions

  • Successfully completes Environment of Care Healthstream modules in the required timeframes and participates in fire drills and emergency exercises

  • Possibly label, transport, and store hazardous waste as described in annual training

  • Respect for Diversity:

  • Demonstrate competency by knowing and applying the principles of an inclusive work environment

  • Manage daily operations for pharmacy fulfillment center and related services

  • Manage pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy clerks and other pharmacy staff

  • Interview and hire personnel, develops performance standards and conducts annual performance appraisals

  • Ensure fulfillment team is providing high quality care to all our patients

  • Audit and reconcile narcotic dispenses as required by regulatory bodies such as, Joint Commission, CMS, DEA, State Boards of pharmacy

  • Participate in development, implementation and monitoring of quality assurance programs

  • Address individual patient related issues to assure patient safety and satisfaction

  • Ensure that regulatory requirements of operations are met

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of all medication orders, while ensuring packages arrive to the desired location within the manufactures storage guidelines

  • Perform the duties of a pharmacist, pharmacy technician, pharmacy clerk, or other pharmacy requirements during staff shortages

  • Collaborate with Quality Council to ensure fulfillment and mail order services are meeting accreditation, customer service and performance expectations

  • Collaborate with staff and/or vendors to troubleshoot and resolve hardware/software errors involving fulfillment center

  • Review and execute improvements to Specialty pharmacy HUB workflow and implementation of continuous improvements initiatives to improve overall service for caregivers, patients and providers

  • Maintain external relationships with pharmaceutical manufactures and third-party payers on behalf of the health system, including overseeing compliance or limited distribution drugs and specialty pharmacy network contracts

  • Coordinate trainings as requested by external and internal clients, regarding any implementation and/or change in process and/or workflows


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

  • Current active pharmacist license from the appropriate state(s)

  • One (1) year of Retail or Specialty pharmacist experience

  • Three (3) years of Pharmacy experience

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy -OR- equivalent education/experience

  • One (1) year of experience in a leadership/supervisory role

  • One (1) year of experience acting as a Pharmacist-in-Charge

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacists

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 320536