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SSM Health Mgr-Pharmacy, Operations in Saint Louis, Missouri




  • Develops and implements quality improvement activities and ensures compliance with patient care and medication practice standards. Continuously assesses and improves the performance of pharmacy services provides.

  • Provides direct supervision of pharmacy staff in order to provide safe and effective pharmacy services.

  • Implements and enforces policies relevant to the operation of the department.

  • Assists in planning and implementing new concepts in drug distribution and control in accordance with established hospital policy and accepted standards of proper pharmacy practice.

  • Coordinates department’s activities with those of other departments; and coordinates with other management staff in establishing checks and quality controls to ensure quality of care.

  • Compiles reports and special studies as arranged or as specifically requested; keeps informed on developments and trends inside and outside the hospital that relate to assigned functions.

  • Acts as a consultant to support services and ancillary departments. Serves as a resource to the pharmacy staff.

  • Leads staff members in the pharmacy by assigning work tasks, supervising, evaluating, hiring, disciplinary action, training, and scheduling work shifts for all employees.

  • Recruits, interviews, promotes, disciplines, and terminates pharmacy staff. Sets performance standards and goals for direct reports and the department. Evaluates and counsels staff on their performance.

  • Monitors workload statistics to ensure appropriate staffing levels.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D; Bachelor of Pharmacy) from an accredited school of pharmacy


  • Five years’ experience, with two years’ in leadership


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.