As part of our continued commitment to providing a safe and healthy workplace, Phoenix Children’s is officially a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination organization, effective October 1, 2021. All new employees must be fully vaccinated prior to starting employment at Phoenix Children’s. Having a vaccinated workforce is an important step in supporting our mission to provide hope, healing and the best healthcare for the children in our community.

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Pharmacy Admin
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 635303
Date Posted: 12/16/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position leads the clinical and operational pharmacy services throughout the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders (CCBD) & PCH Infusion Centers. This role works collaboratively with CCBD, Infusion Center and other PCH Leaders to promote institutional strategy alignment and standardization throughout all sites of care. This individual supervises staff who work within the inpatient and outpatient environments of the CCBD & Infusion Centers. As a leader within the pharmacy, this role collaborates with other pharmacy leaders to ensure quality, safety and financial goals are consistently met within their respective areas of responsibility. The Manager, Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders & Infusion Center Pharmacy Services reports directly to the Vice President Chief Pharmacy Officer.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Provides leadership and guidance for pharmacy services that support the clinical and operational functions of the CCBD service line and Infusion Centers for the organization.
  2. Supervises and mentors a team of Clinical Pharmacy Specialists, Clinical Pharmacists and other staff who provide day-to-day clinical and operational support of the CCBD and PCH Infusion Centers.
  3. In collaboration with other department and organization leaders, develops and executes strategies that align shared goals and promote positive clinical and operational outcomes.
  4. Proactively communicates patient and departmental needs along with other pertinent information to enhance continuity of patient care.
  5. Develops and supports departmental data analysis over respective areas of responsibility to produce key performance metrics to promote ongoing financial, compliance, operational and clinical progress.
  6. Supports the ongoing optimization of departmental and organizational processes in order to facilitate safe, efficient, and innovative practices.
  7. Promotes quality assurance and medication safety initiatives within all areas of responsibility.
  8. Maintains competency as a clinical pharmacist to be able to support staffing roles in times of need.
  9. Within assigned areas of influence, supports ongoing compliance of regulatory and accreditation standards.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Apply for this position?

Note, ONLY 1 attachment will be visible to system per applicant for all applications per active profile. When you upload your resume, our system will attempt to update your profile here, which may overwrite previously completed fields. The attached file is accepted as the resume. It is also allowable to combine both the resume (positioned first in the file) followed by a cover letter into the one file attachment.

or drag your file to this box

Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelors Degree (BS) or Doctoral Degree (Pharm.D) in Pharmacy. Required
2. Completion of a post-graduate year 1 (PGY-1) and/or PGY-2 pharmacy residency program accredited by ASHP or similar experience in pediatrics and/or hematology/oncology. Preferred
3. Master`s Degree in business administration, health care administration or other applicable area. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Five (5) years of progressive pharmacy practice experience within an acute care environment to include a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience with direct reports. Required
2. Previous experience working with a pediatric ambulatory infusion center or equivalent. Preferred
3. Previous health system experience managing multiple sites of care. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current license or eligible as a Pharmacist either by reciprocity or examination by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy. Required
2. Board certification as a Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS), Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Oncology Pharmacist (BCOP), and/or equivalent. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to support the overall needs of the department and organization. Required
2. Ability to organize initiatives and prioritize tasks while taking direction from multiple leaders throughout the organization. Required
3. Ability to provide mentorship to staff in order to support growth and development of future leaders. Required
4. Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension at all levels. Required
5. Ability to comprehend and analyze information, problem solve and use independent judgment. Required
6. Ability to identify new opportunities for change while optimizing historical practices and processes. Required
7. Experience with Pharmacy Residency Programs and precepting students. Required
8. Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other departmental hardware/software solutions. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply