Fairview Health Services Manager Clinical Pharmacy in Maplewood, Minnesota

Responsibilities/Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements policies and practices for clinical pharmacy services in order to comply with the Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies.

  • Assists the director in the creation and implementation of operational and clinical systems and procedures in order to improve and advance pharmacy practice services.

  • Establishes and implements system formulary review and programs that help ensure cost effective drug therapy and successful patient outcomes.

  • Participates and contributes to Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee initiatives to establish criteria for the safe, economical, and appropriate use of medications.

  • Evaluates medication safety events and participates in quality improvement initiatives.

  • Oversees and precepts learners within the pharmacy department, cultivating professional relationships and creating a culture of active learning

  • Participates in strategic development and implementation within the department

  • Manages and coordinates employees goals and performance. Ensures staff are trained and developed and empowered to effectively do their jobs. Manages performance appropriately and ensures development plans for staff are in place. Sets performance standards and provides feedback and recognition on job performance on an ongoing and timely basis. Conducts employee rounding, annual performance evaluations, coaching, and performance management.

  • Ensures adherence to financial forecast for area. Identifies and implements cost saving opportunities and other tactics to close the gap between run rate and target rate. Manages overall expenses and identifies cost saving opportunities for the area they manage.

  • Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.



Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. degree from an Accredited School of Pharmacy. ASHP accredited pharmacy residency (PGY1, PGY2) preferred or demonstration of equivalent experience. Master's Degree in relevant field preferred

License Pharmacist with the MN Board of Pharmacy


Board certification in specialty area (e.g., BCPS, BCCCP)

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-23851

Profession Non-Clinical Professional

Speciality Pharmacy

Location St John's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Pharmacy