Pharmacy Operations Manager at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Pharmacy Operations Manager AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days


  • Implements new technology and delivery systems as required.

  • Oversees quality improvement activities, produces and monitors Quality Improvement Activities within areas of oversight responsibility to continuously assess and improve services.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of current trends in business and healthcare industry, continually analyzing impact on department operations.

  • Maintains optimization of staff ratios within the Pharmacy law for maximum productivity.

  • Maintains reports regarding quality, productivity, and service utilization.

  • Effectively meets nursing and physician needs in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Integrates services into the organization’s primary functions.

  • Coordinates and integrates interdepartmental and intradepartmental services.

  • Demonstrates effective managerial judgment, fairness and consistency in managing employee relations.

  • Incorporates recommendations or actions of subordinate personnel, when appropriate.

  • Develops orientation, personnel training systems, positive role modeling, recommendations for ongoing staff development (in services, CE, etc.).

  • Maximum utilization of pharmacy technicians and pharmacy buyer’s skills, thus promoting effective outcomes and rewarding challenges.

  • Coaches and counsels staff members and administers annual performance evaluations.

  • Coordinates staffing activity in all pharmacy areas and adjusts for vacations, holidays and workload, as needed.

  • Effective team builder.

  • Recommends sufficient number of qualified and competent persons to provide services and flexes staffing in accordance with workload demands.

  • Determines qualifications and competence of direct reports (pharmacy buyers and pharmacy technicians)

  • Maintains close working relationships with the Pharmacy Clinical Manager.

  • Effectively interacts with all hospital based personnel, including customers & those servicing Pharmacy.

  • Maintains balance of representing hospital management while acting as spokesperson for staff concerns and ideas.

  • Maintains review of current policy and procedure manuals.

  • Develops new policies and procedures, as required, with changes in regulations and/or support patient care services.

  • Recommends departmental goals and objectives based on the unique aspect of patient care.

  • Routinely evaluates agreements, billing, contracts, DRGs, inventory ordering, and personnel scheduling.

  • Responsible for meeting JC and other regulatory standards.

  • Effectively monitors productivity of the Pharmacy Department.

  • Monitors operating expenses and implements action plan, when necessary.

  • Modifies resource utilization to changing reimbursement trends.

  • Evaluates and implements opportunities for enhancing cost-effective delivery of services.

  • Participates in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department or organization.

  • Manage the data and information systems components of the pharmacy.

  • Manage the purchasing and contract negotiations of all pharmaceuticals.

  • Manage the inventory control systems. 

  • Participate with the Director and Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator in the clinical and financial evaluation of formulary medications.

  • Assures that the pharmacy systems are in compliance with State and Federal laws and guidelines, Regulatory Agency laws and guidelines, the hospital mission statement and the hospital's policies and procedures.

  • Participates in the interviewing, hiring and disciplinary activities of the department.

  • Manage the drug distribution and control functions.

  • Participates in the Quality Assurance and Improvement activities of the department and the hospital.

  • Interviews and participates in the selection, orientation, scheduling and assignment of unit personnel.

  • Conduct performance evaluations of assigned personnel and contribute evaluation information on other personnel as appropriate.

  • Provides for professional growth and development of Pharmacy employees through identification of training needs, sponsoring training programs, encouraging formal and continuing education and evaluation of same.

  • Recommends necessary staffing, participates in development of department's operating and capital budgets, reviews periodic performance reports to budget, monitor changes and expenses and maintain expenditures within allocated funds.

  • Participates in staffing as instructed by Director of Pharmacy Services.

  • Participates in dissemination of pertinent drug information to hospital personnel and patients as needed.

  • Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects commitment to care.



  • Competency in Microsoft products, database management and working knowledge of pharmacy technology

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a collaborative environment and adapt easily to change

  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively. 




  • Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy with a Bachelor’s of Pharmacy.


  • PharmD degree

  • Minimum 3 years hospital experience or completion of residency

  • 5 years of experience in hospital management in 200 bed hospital or larger.

  • ASHP accredited residency training or 2 years of clinical pharmacy experience.

  • Extensive Business Skills Experience, Certificate Training, or MBA



  • Active FL Pharmacy License

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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