Jet Setter Pharmacist: Pristine Beaches, Luxury Shopping & Fine dining

Posted on July 26, 2013


Newport Beach CA

As a pharmacist, you have options when it comes to where you work, and at PharmacyWeek we see several pharmacy job opportunities cross desks every day that even make us want to get up and go work at these dream destinations. Jet Setter Pharmacist highlights great job openings in even better locations, and what makes these locations and employers so unique!

Newport Beach CA - shoppingLOCATION: Newport Beach, CA

EMPLOYER: Hoag Hospital

POSITION: Sr. Manager, Pharmacy Operations

WHY YOU’LL LOVE ITNewport Beach is your gateway to a coastal fantasyland where leisure and style come together in nine distinct neighborhoods (or “villages”), each with its own unique charm. Newport Beach offer a chance to spoil yourself with pristine beaches, luxury shopping, fine dining, water sports,  and sample a bit of the sophisticated and aspirational lifestyle found here.

One of the unique and fascinating things about visiting Newport Beach is exploring the harbor and enjoying the Dock & Dine experience at several restaurants. But you don’t have to eat inside the restaurant to enjoy the experience.  Some of the restaurants prepare a meal for you to take out on the harbor!

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Newport Beach is home to Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race, Newport Beach Film Festival, Restaurant Week, Newport Beach Independence Day on the Bay, Hyatt Regency Summer Concert Series, and the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade.

Attractions focused on families, couples, or trips of solitude. Outdoor enthusiasts will love miles of hiking and cycling trails, surfing, and sailing.

With the largest recreational harbor on the west coast, Newport Beach activities are abundant. Visitors can choose aquatic adventures from sunset cruises to stand-up paddle boarding. Art walks, wine tastings, tours, live entertainment and cultural venues will fill your itinerary.

Create lasting memories on idyllic California beaches, breathtaking seaside cliffs, harbor-front promenades and leave with the desire to return.

ABOUT THE JOB: Hoag has an exciting opportunity for an inpatient Sr. Pharmacy Manager to provide leadership and operational guidance to a high performing, well experienced team of 30+ (Techs/Pharmacists/Runners). Our progressive pharmacy environment utilizes Allscripts Sunrise Pharmacy system which is fully integrated with our Sunrise Clinical Manager clinical information solution.   We also recently implemented KBMA and Swisslog Pillpick and Boxpicker automated packaging and dispensing system.

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively under the direction and strategic guidance of the Director of Pharmacy to maximize the efficiency and optimization of the Pharmacy department.

The successful candidate will create a collaborative team oriented environment and provide subject matter expertise in a progressive Pharmacy Operations. The Sr. Manager will be well versed in the Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative (PPMI) and offer guidance on improvements to increase accountability for medication-related patient outcomes. Critical to the success of this position, will be the ability to build meaningful, trust-based relationships with the operations staff and amongst their peer group.

In addition to the above, the Sr. Manager will supervise the daily inpatient pharmacy operations. Coordinate the daily staffing, workflow of all the pharmacy areas. Provide leadership in promoting team efforts among the staff. Assists in the recruitment, evaluation and discipline of pharmacy employees.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate of Accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/LICENSURES: Current Pharmacist license in the State of California
  • Must have at least 5 years of supervisory experience in an acute care hospital inpatient pharmacy setting.
  • Strong working knowledge with DNV, CMS standards and Title 22 is required
  • Experience in a role requiring skills related to balancing clinical, regulatory and financial goals and outcomes and collaborating with all levels within an organization.
  • Excellent communication, planning, prioritization and execution skills with a strong service orientation.
  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail and scheduling applications.
  • Experience in a role requiring effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Company Description

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 498-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides advanced medical programs in many specialties as well as five renowned centers of excellence: Hoag Cancer Center, Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute, Hoag Neurosciences Institute, Hoag Orthopedic Services and Hoag Women’s Health Services. Hoag Hospital’s quality is endorsed by several healthcare industry organizations and continually recognized on local, regional and national levels. A National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award endorses Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital based on overall quality of health care services and places Hoag in the top five percent of hospitals nationwide. And in a local newspaper survey, Orange County residents have named Hoag the county’s top hospital for 14 consecutive years. Since opening in 1952, Hoag has grown from 75 licensed beds to 498; from 68 physicians to more than 1,000; and from 60 employees to more than 4,000. Hoag’s reputation as a state-of-the-art community hospital has expanded just as quickly. Hoag delivers a level of personalized attention that is unsurpassed among Orange County’s healthcare providers. It is this balance of technology and sensitive care that prompts nearly 27,000 inpatients and 320,000 outpatients to choose Hoag annually.

Relocation allowance is available for the right candidate.

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