The Pharmacy Operations Supervisor competently performs the duties of a staff pharmacist and functions as a first line supervisor and primary resource person. The Supervisor monitors and coordinates daily clinical and distribution operations of the central pharmacy and decentralized pharmacy services. The Supervisor coordinates work-related activities of pharmacy students and pharmacy technicians in the absence of a tech supervisor and monitors and reports all necessary quality improvement activities within the department on a daily basis.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Performs staff pharmacist duties
Resolves departmental/interdepartmental issues when related to pharmacy practice
Supervises, trains and develops department staff
Participates in performance improvement and quality assurance activities
Monitors controlled substances
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Required - Experience operating and maintaining automated pharmacy systems
Preferred – One year of hospital experience
Required - Current Pharmacy license in the state of practice
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally
Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard
Positive interpersonal skills
Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 40 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and specialty hospitals, and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the #1 ranked hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as a “Best Hospital” across two specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 25,000 employees and over 4,500 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 700 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.