Manager, Pharmacy UMHC Kendall
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Posted in Education and Training
12 days ago

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami UMHC Kendall has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Manager.

The Pharmacy Manager, provides managerial and programmatic direction for the operation of pharmacy services. An employee in this position coordinates and develops standards of work performance, and plans, directs, and monitors the provision of distributive and clinical pharmacy services to all patient care areas. Additionally, the Manager, Pharmacy ensures that the functions of the department are consistent with hospital policies and procedures.

  • Develops goals, objectives, and programs for the pharmacy department that align with the organization's overall strategic plan.
  • Adheres to approved departmental policies, standard practices of the profession, and state and federal laws. Implements decisions of pharmaceutical, therapeutic, and hospital committees.
  • Defines and resolves issues with the medication distribution system and continually evaluates performance relative to need for expansion or revision within the healthcare facility.
  • Leads the development and implementation of innovative systems of medication delivery and drug therapy monitoring.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the pharmacy staff.
  • Promotes positive customer relations and contributes to a supportive and team-driven work environment within the department.
  • Establishes and revises the standards of care for pharmacy practices.
  • Plans, supports, and leads quality improvement efforts for relevant Pharmacy services.
  • Facilitates effective working relationships with physicians, nursing staff, administrators, and other personnel, and serves as a resource in facilitating inter-disciplinary practices and communications. Serves as a resource to staff, physicians, and patients for pharmacy and organizational policies.
  • Manages both capital and operational budgets, ensuring that the operations of department are within budget guidelines and providing explanations for any significant variances.
  • Ensures that all patients are given accurate instructions on new prescriptions and refills.


Pharm.D. degree

State of Florida Pharmacy License

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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