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Dignity Health Pharmacy Manager in ARROYO GRANDE, California


Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA is part of Dignity Health of the Central Coast. We are recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.


Position Summary:

Responsible to provide leadership, direction, and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients, improve outcomes and mitigate risk. Leads and creates the annual Operating and Capital Budgets, implements System/Region, Hospital/Department, Strategic/Operational initiatives including but not limited to new services/programs, revenue enhancement, expense reduction, managed care utilization systems, and inpatient and ambulatory strategies.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction, mentorship, and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to provide pharmacy care to patients and improve outcomes. Assures departmental competency and compliance to all regulatory, accreditation and hospital standards of care.

  • Creates and reinforces a service culture based on the principles of continuous quality improvement. Empowers staff to create structures and processes that assures cost effective and safe utilization of drug supplies and pharmacy staff time.

  • Leads and creates the annual operating and capital budgets, implementation of strategic/operational initiatives including but not limited to new services/programs, revenue enhancement, expense reduction, managed care utilization systems, and inpatient and ambulatory strategies for pharmacy care

  • Partners with colleagues and communicates that pharmaceutical care is an integral component of the integrated health care delivery network and functions as a regular member of the multi-disciplinary care team. This includes the evolution of a pharmacy continuum of care that emphasizes keeping the member well; but covers the member through all episodes of sickness and recovery



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is required. Advanced or Master's degree preferred (e.g., Pharm.D.) .

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting. Minimum of three (3) years of pharmacy management experience.


  • Registered Pharmacist license. Oversight for an acute care facility requires licensure in the state in which you practice.

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Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

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External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job ID 2019-91957

Employment Type Full Time

Department Pharmacy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours M-F 8 AM -5 PM

Work Schedule 8 Hour