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Pharmacy Manager - Specialty Pharmacy Services at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

Bring your Pharmacy leadership experience to UW Health.

We are seeking a Pharmacy Manager to:

  • Manage and lead the provision of safe, timely, efficient, equitable, effective, and patient-centered pharmacy patient care services and operations.

  • Manage and lead pharmacists, pharmacy residents, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, pharmacy interns and other support staff.

  • Collaborate with the Drug Policy Program to identify and implement inpatient drug policy initiatives.


Minimum – Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy.
Preferred – Pharm D degree from an accredited institution; Master’s degree in pharmacy administration, healthcare administration, business or other relevant subject area.

Work Experience:
Minimum – Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency in health-system pharmacy administration or five (5) years of relevant work experience.
Preferred – Three years of health-system pharmacy leadership or management experience.

License and Certifications:
Minimum – Licensed as a pharmacist in Wisconsin or eligible (licensed in another state).
Preferred – Licensed as a pharmacist in Wisconsin. Board certified through the Board of Pharmacy Specialists.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of educational methods and experiential training.

  • Ability to work in a complex team environment and to collaborate with both external and internal professionals and other customers.

  • Appreciation of age specific needs of pediatric to geriatric populations with regards to drug therapy and services.

  • Familiarity with various software, equipment and technology necessary to provide pharmacy services.

  • Able to demonstrate skills in prioritization, problem solving, team building, decision making, time management and strategic planning.

  • Knowledge of pharmacy services within an acute care environment of an integrated health system and an ever-changing environment.

  • Knowledge of laws and regulation regarding pharmacy.

  • Knowledge of external medication related quality metrics.

  • Good judgment and ability to act decisively at the right time.

  • Effective communication skills both in written and verbal presentation with a communication style that is open and foster trust, credibility and understanding.

  • Ability to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction including employees, patients, visitors, faculty, referring physicians and external stakeholders.

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, flexible shifts. On call and additional hours may be required to meet operational needs.

American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin—also a Magnet®-designated facility—provides specialized care in a healing environment designed especially for pediatric patients and their families. American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties, with nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields. It is also home to our Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and Level IV NICU, which cares for the tiniest patients throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.