The Manager, OSF Pharmacy Supply Chain is a highly visible position with accountability at the Ministry level to lead, direct and execute centralized pharmacy supply chain programs and strategies that are essential to the operational and financial positioning of OSF pharmacy services. The Manager of the Pharmacy Supply Chain will work through the OSF structure to ensure that pharmaceutical services are provided with a consistently high level of quality, cost effectiveness, and patient service. Services will be provided in accordance with the mission and values of OSF, while complying with local, state and federal regulations and guidelines. Reports to the Executive Director of Sourcing and Contract Administration in Supply Chain and is accountable for pharmacy contracting and supply chain operations and the achievement of key results across OSF Healthcare. Additionally, has a matrix relationship with the Executive Director of Pharmacy. The OSF Manager of Pharmacy Supply Chain has direct accountability for the pharmacy contracting and supply chain operations across all operating units and includes supervision/management responsibilities for all Pharmacy Supply Chain employees.
Professional knowledge of pharmacy practice and management in order to supervise and prepare necessary analyses, reports, policies and budgets at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy or MS/Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
One to three years related pharmacy experience with at least one year in a leadership capacity required.
Experience within settings that provided a depth and breadth of experiences: i.e.: oversight of pharmacy supply chain across hospital, retail, clinic, and home care settings as well as direct supervisory experience in pharmacy operations.
Requires previous experience with Group Purchasing Organization advisory committee membership, as well as experience with pharmacy wholesalers/distributors in terms of contract development and inventory management, invoice resolution, and other supply chain solution capabilities.
Requires licensure as a registered pharmacist in the state of Illinois.
Analytical skill necessary to develop, implement and administer policies, procedures, analyze financial and clinical data and prepare clear, concise reports that identify opportunities and propose appropriate action plans and budgets.
Interpersonal skills in order to coach, mentor and effectively lead assigned personnel, facilitate/organize/direct the work of others and to maintain positive relationships among leadership, ministry/facility staff and internal/external stakeholders.
Must possess proven skills in written/verbal communications, problem solving, independent problem solving, decision making abilities, creativity, prioritization/delegation and necessary computer-related skill.
Knowledge of the principles, standards, and technology applicable to the pharmacy supply chain including inventory management software systems, distribution processes/logistics, and OSF pharmacy operations.
Knowledge of the principles, standards, and technology applicable to pharmaceutical services and to medication safety.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and OSF policies applicable to budget administration, resource/expense control, and management of FTEs.
Ability to successfully lead, develop and evaluate the work of facility pharmacy staff.
A personal presence which is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of OSF and the Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of continuous process and performance improvement.
Ability to keep abreast of trends in contemporary pharmacy practice including specialty pharmacy, pharmacy distribution technologies, and inventory management
MBA preferred or at least 2 years pharmacy supply chain management/contracting experience within a multi-hospital system with 5 or more facilities.
Previous experience providing supply chain oversight for an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) and coordinating delivery logistics across a regional area
ASHP, state and other professional memberships
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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