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Cedars-Sinai Pharmacist - Supply Chain Coordinator in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our six-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why we are #1 in California and eight years in a row on the "Best Hospitals" Honor Roll.

This is an onsite role.

The Supply Chain Pharmacy Coordinator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ca is under the direction of the Pharmacy Manager, will develop, implement, and monitor pharmacy programs, lead pharmacy practice advancement, champion variation reduction efforts, and provide professional development for pharmacists as it relates to care of the patient. Demonstrates individual commitment to cooperation and collaboration among staff and customers.

What's this role all about?

  • Develops systems to ensure appropriate drug supply chain, contracting, prescribing, distribution, administration, and monitoring of drug therapy outcomes for areas of responsibility.

  • Leads and supports multidisciplinary project teams in the development, delivery and enhancement of clinical,operational, pharmacy services, that are designed to improve the safe, effective and clinically appropriate use of medications

  • Serves as liaison to external stakeholders, vendors in all areas and at all levels.

  • Serves as a pharmacy subject matter expert for areas of responsibility and resource to operationalize pharmacy and medical center initiatives.

  • Responsible for monitoring drug utilization and drug expenses and implementation of cost savings initiatives.

  • Performs routine analysis and quality assurance of pharmacy services and implement quality improvement measures for improving organizational performance for areas of responsibility.

  • Maintains detailed documentation pertaining to routine operational SOPs, education materials and visual aids related to pharmacy processes and workflows in areas of responsibility for all providers as applicable.

  • Continuously improves, develops and maintains policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state

  • laws, regulations and practice standards for areas of responsibility. Complies with departmental and medical center policies/procedures.

  • Creates, reviews, and coordinates decision support tools and content to maximize best practice care delivery through collaboratively working with other healthcare team members to provide safe and effective services.

  • Uses knowledge of regulating agencies such as FDA, USP, TJC, DEA, IRB, Board of Pharmacy, and others;

  • best practice standards, and institutional polices, procedures and SOPs to maintain regulatory compliance in areas of responsibility.

  • appropriately to determine solution or decision. Participates as a member of pharmacy department and health system teams and committees.

  • Participates in the education and training of pharmacy staff, residents, interns, students, and other

  • healthcare professionals. Training, onboarding, and professional development of pharmacists for areas of responsibility. Actively supervises technicians/interns and coordinates technician/intern functions.

  • Reviews reports for medication errors, adverse drug events, ineffective service/audits, or other problem identification for areas of responsibility.

  • Assists the associated Pharmacy Manager with performance reviews and improvement plans.

  • Pharmacy - Supply Chain: Responsible for the various financial management domains within the

  • pharmacy business operations across the enterprise which include but not limited to:

  • supply chain management, drug shortage, contracting, 340B Drug Pricing program,

  • revenue cycle/integrity, reimbursement, profit margin and new business development.


Educational Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy. Prefer PharmD

  • Completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent practice experience.

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Current pharmacist licensure in the State of California.

  • BLS certification as outlined in the Pharmacist Responsibilities in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation(C.P.R.) and Code Blue Procedure: Pharmacy Policy and Procedure.

What else are we looking for?

  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Possesses excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office.

  • Completion of a second year pharmacy management residency preferred.

  • 2 years working experiences in acute care setting which include exposure to 340B, supply chain and project management.

  • Working knowledge of contract evaluation and negotiations.

  • Working experiences with data analytics from various financial reports.

  • Proficient in Excel

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1446571

Working Title : Pharmacist - Supply Chain Coordinator

Department : Pharmacy - Stores - Mfg

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Compliance / Quality

Job Specialty : Patient Safety

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $143100 - $228900

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.