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Manager Pharmacy Operations - OTT000264

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Mostly days; Coverage will vary on the needs of both facilities
Location: 1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

1100 E Norris Dr, Ottawa, IL, United States

Job Description


Position oversees both Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, IL and Saint Paul Medical Center in Mendota, IL

The Pharmacy Operations Manager oversees operations of pharmacy department(s).  Ensures policy, procedures, performance standards and service expectations are met and takes corrective staff action planning to mitigate efforts that impact OSF HealthCare.  Works collaboratively and maintains positive relationships with facility administrators, stakeholders, and necessary committees to meet business, regulatory, and service requirements. Effectively manages the capital, financial and human resources of the assigned pharmacy department(s), including implementation of the pharmacy department’s strategic plan, annual goals and policies/procedures.  Owns responsibility to meet and exceed outcome metric goals for entity(s) pharmacy. 




MS/Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy.

Registered Pharmacist license in Illinois or Michigan (dependent on location of employment).


3 years of contemporary health-system pharmacy experience.


1 year of informal leadership experience in Pharmacy (i.e. leaders of interdisciplinary team/committee, team lead, performance improvement project leader).


Professional knowledge of pharmacy practice, defined as the principles, standards, and technology applicable to pharmaceutical services and medication safety. 


Working knowledge and previous experience with the standards and technology applicable to pharmacy services and medication safety.


Demonstrated proficiency in analytical skills 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.


Demonstrated proficiency in written/verbal communications, problem solving, independent problem solving, decision making abilities, creativity, prioritization/delegation and necessary computer-related skill.


Working knowledge of an electronic medical record.


Active driver’s license.




ASHP, state and other professional memberships.



Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.


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