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Providence Manager - Pharmacy Infusion and Operations in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Manager - Pharmacy Infusion and Operations (1.0 FTE, Days) based at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Manager - Pharmacy Infusion and Operations that will coordinate the daily operational activities of the pharmacy to provide for a well organized and efficient department.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversight and management of the daily operational and administrative activities of the assigned pharmacy areas, including management of Oregon region Providence Cancer Institutes (PCI) and infusion pharmacy operations (e.g., PCI Franz Clinic, Westside Clinic, Southeast, Newberg, Arthritis).

  • Manages and supervises pharmacy technicians and/or pharmacists, and support staff. In this capacity, the incumbent interviews and hires personnel, develops performance standards and conducts annual performance appraisals, recommends merit pay increases, and initiates disciplinary action when appropriate. Acts as coach, trainer, advocate and problem solver. Engages in dispute resolution when appropriate.

  • Manages automation and technology including oversight of sterile compounding engineering controls, automated dispensing cabinets, IV room workflow solutions, drug packager, et al.

  • Leads continuous improvement work flow and efficiency initiatives within the region. Evaluates existing programs and practices and makes recommendations for changes to improve services, increase efficiency or maximize available automation, technology, personnel and resources.

  • Manages drug procurement practice and operational component of drug shortages.

  • Responsible for oversight of controlled substance program within the assigned area(s).

  • Responsible for meeting regulatory requirements of operations (e.g., Joint Commission, Board of Pharmacy, 340B, CMS, FDA, DEA).

  • Leads operational departmental quality assurance activities and is responsible for maintaining adherence to USP guidelines.

  • Serves as pharmacy liaison as assigned, for hospital, regional or system based governance councils and committees.

  • Maintains oversight of department timekeeper to ensure appropriate time card submission to payroll.

  • Performs the duties of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician when required. This may include receiving and interpreting new drug orders, entering new orders into the pharmacy computer system, preparing, compounding, labeling and dispensing medications.

  • Maintains professional development, and leads educational activities including precepting, in-services, rounds, etc.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • PharmD -OR- Bachelor's Degree in an accredited College of Pharmacy

  • State licensure as a Pharmacist or ability to obtain licensure prior to employment

  • Valid Oregon Driver's license

  • Four (4) years of Pharmacy experience within a clinic, hospital or health-system (or equivalent experience)

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Completed an ASHP accredited pharmacy residency (e.g,. Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency)

  • Human resource, project, and change management experiences

  • Sterile compounding, oncology, and infusion experiences

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 270754