The Pharmacy Materials Management Manager is responsible for the daily support and direction of pharmacy materials management.?? This includes supervising the inventory specialist, purchasing specialist, and technicians.?? Responsibilities include supervising the daily workflow, overseeing the purchasing and inventory functions to ensure proper drug and supply inventory levels, and quality control of all tasks.?? The Manager will be responsible for medication month end reporting and financials, drug contracting and pricing, new technology market place monitoring, maintaining specific metrics and ensuring their compliance.?? The Manager is expected to develop and maintain effective working relationships with DFCI personnel and serve on appropriate departmental and interdepartmental committees.?? The Pharmacy Materials Management Manager will help to develop, implement, and administer the operating policies and procedures for the materials management area of the pharmacy department.
This position is 100% on-site.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Supervises the daily operations of the materials management area.
Provides support for staff overcoming obstacles and/or constraints impeding daily, weekly or monthly activities.
Advocates for and support the staff with the goal of meeting the demands of the business.
Participates in the development and implementation of pharmacy policies and procedures.
Assists in the orientation of new pharmacy staff.
Coordinates pharmacy activities with other department managers.
Develops and manages ongoing continuous improvement initiatives.
Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff.
Collects and analyzes data from multiple sources for review with pharmacy management
Responsible for pharmacy system specific tasks such as medication list management, drug dictionary updates, weekly prices-changes, and single-use waste reporting in Materials Management specific systems.
Manages the weekly price change process and quality controls with the data, which will ensure accurate patient charging and inventory evaluation monthly.
Monitors to ensure complete compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).
Identifies key metrics, setting targets, reporting key metrics to pharmacy management, and maintaining the ongoing monitoring.
Responsible for drug contracting and pricing, new technology market place monitoring.
Manages the month end reporting process for the pharmacy department.
Oversees the workflow manage and track waste.
Responsible for meeting inventory variance limits of 3% of our total inventory value at all sites.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and organize work under stress and time constraints
Ability to problem solve and critical thinking skills.
Ability to prevent and resolve intradepartmental and interdepartmental problems.
Ability to make and implement decisions as part of a multidisciplinary group.
Previous supervisory training, organization, and time management skills in order to achieve departmental goals.
Strong personal computing skills, knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Excellent organizational, customer service, analytical and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail.
Demonstrates respectful and courteous behavior toward peers, coworkers, and visitors.
Ability to communicate information, questions, and problems to department members in a professional and positive manner.
Ability to work collaboratively with peers and coworkers.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with others outside the department (i.e. patients, providers, other institutions).
Flexibility and ability to change and set priorities, adapt to new situations, and accept additional responsibilities based on the changing needs of the work setting.
Ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations accurately when necessary.
Ability to utilize references and/or drug information references.
Ability to track key business management tasks, ensuring follow-up with the key stake holders, and escalate issues in a timely manner when required.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: ???????????????????? Yes, provides daily supervision to technicians and support staff.
???????? Bachelor???s Degree or Doctorate in Pharmacy from an accredited college of Pharmacy
???????? 5 years of related healthcare experience required, 2 years of hospital pharmacy experience required, and ?????? 3 years in a supervisory role.?? Prior materials management experience preferred.
Must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.?? As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.?? Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.