The Level IV pharmacist manager has direct supervision and management responsibilities specific to the Emergency Medicine/Critical Care Team within the department and is intended to be a ‘line manager’ level of responsibility. Is expected to be capable of performing the Level III competencies.
Schedules staff in relevant area of supervision in coordination with other managers and Associate Director to provide adequate coverage to meet workload demands.
Participates in the interview and hiring decisions for staff members assigned to the relevant area of supervision. Also is responsible for identifying measures to maintain or improve employee satisfaction, reward and recognition to promote employee retention.
Completes annual and on-going evaluations of performance of employees in relevant area of supervision. Addresses performance problems proactively, establishes action plan with employee, and follow-up evaluation and documentation completed as scheduled.
Handles conflicts in a direct, timely and professional manner. Disciplinary action, when required, is handled confidentially and is well documented with an action plan for correction when appropriate.
Participates regularly and routinely in interdepartmental meetings, projects and policy making. This is necessary to successfully conduct the business of the functional unit under their supervision and management. Their Associate Director should be aware of all ongoing interdepartmental planning and activities, but may not be directly involved.
Delegates tasks to those under their supervision. Establishes a plan and expectations for delegated duties and follow-up to make sure they are being completed according to the plan.
Tracks and reports workload statistics and other vital operational data to their Associate Director on an established schedule. The statistics/data to be tracked and the frequency of reporting will be agreed upon with the Associate Director.
Performs budget management and planning relevant to area of supervision. Manages budget performance improvement goals and projects as appropriate for their area.
Performs duties of Level III Pharmacist when necessary.
Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or Pharm D (preferred). New York State Pharmacy License and interest in hospital practice. A Level IV pharmacist will typically have a minimum of 5 years of acute care pharmacy practice experience, Post Graduate-Year 1 (PGY-1) training combined with a minimum of 2 years of progressive and relevant professional experience, and/or a graduate degree in business management (or other relevant field) or a Post Graduate-Year 2 (PGY-2) residency in hospital pharmacy management combined with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
Internal Number: 219363
About University of Rochester Medical Center
The University of Rochester Medical Center – Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH) is located in Rochester, NY on the shores of Lake Ontario. Strong Memorial Hospital is an 850-bed quaternary referral center which includes the region’s Level 1 trauma center, Wilmot Cancer Institute, transplant center, comprehensive stroke center, Golisano Children’s Hospital, and many other specialty and subspecialty services. It is the main teaching site for the University of Rochester medical and nursing students and is an important training site for pharmacy students from several schools of pharmacy including St. John Fisher College, Wegmans School of Pharmacy, the University at Buffalo, and D’Youville College.