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Pharmacy Manager | Sutter Health

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Sutter Health is seeking a Pharmacy Operations Manager for its California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in beautiful San Francisco.

The Pharmacy Manager supports operations in the new state of the art Van Ness location. The manager is responsible for assisting and ensuring safe medication management, regulatory compliance, policy and procedure development/implementation, and personnel career development. The Pharmacy Manager will serve as the Board of Pharmacy designated pharmacist-in-charge. The Manager provide direct oversight of pharmacist and technician staff and will be an integral part of the CPMC Multi-Campus Pharmacy Administrative Team.

Critical and Analytical Thinking

  • Manage and supervise the daily activities of the department to ensure that quality services are provided in accordance with hospital and department policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • In collaboration with the Director of Pharmacy, ensure constant readiness and compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Acts as the Board of Pharmacy 'Pharmacist in Charge' for the Van Ness Campus

  • Oversees and directs implementation of departmental and System quality improvement goals and programs

  • Participates in interdepartmental, multidisciplinary hospital committees.

  • Participates in achieving the goals for the hospital and the pharmacy department through collaboration with the other members of the pharmacy administrative team and interdepartmental collaboration.

  • Assume the coordinating role of project manager on any new program implementation or significant process change which effects the operation of the department at the Pacific campus.


  • Maintains a robust inter- and intra-departmental communication plan and method.

  • Maintain an active method of updating the Director of Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Administrative Team whenever appropriate.

  • Makes every effort to obtain staff and interdepartmental input whenever appropriate

Leadership and Professional Development

  • Participates in performance coaching for all direct reports

  • Promote and maximize the involvement of staff pharmacists in the provision of clinical pharmacy services including patient drug therapy monitoring, medication reconciliation, drug information to medical and nursing staff, and participation in in-service training and patient education programs.

  • Encourages and promotes all staff to practice at the top of their scope of practice when this aligns with the departmental goals and objectives.

  • Supervises the clinical practice rendered at Pacific & California campus with eventual transition to the new hospitals at Van Ness-Geary & Pacific Heights. Works in collaboration with the department Director to ensure the highest quality and consistent clinical care on all campuses.

  • As a member of the P&T committee, promotes cost-effective therapies through optimization, integration and implementation and integration of a hospital Formulary.

  • In collaboration with the pharmacy Director, participates in the development, review, revision and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.

  • Develops, tracks and makes every effort to achieve personal and departmental goals each year


  • Doctor of Pharmacy is required

  • Registered Pharmacist - PharmD is required

  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years hospital experience, including a minimum of 3 year supervisory experience.

Why it's great!

  • Mentor with an admired and trusted DOP with over 15 years of progressive experience at CMPC!

  • Manage within a state of the art facility providing advanced services to patients, including organ transplant!

  • Have the authority to help shape and direct services at a time when innovators who create and inspire others are being lifted up!