Pharmacy Manager, Investigational Drug Service
Degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy (B.S. or PharmD)
Licensure as a pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
5 years of progressively advanced hospital pharmacy experience
2 years of experience in Investigational Drug Pharmacy Services
Prior leadership experience
Other advanced degree (e.g. M.S., MBA, MHA, etc.)
Completion of an accredited pharmacy residency
The Investigational Drug Pharmacy Service Manager functions as a recognized expert, providing professional guidance and expertise to clinicians, investigators and staff in support of clinical trials involving investigational drugs. The manager coordinates and supervises the activities of IDS staff and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Investigational Pharmacy Service. These activities include, but are not limited to, initiation, dispensing, monitoring, and auditing of all investigational drug studies approved by the BMC Institutional Review Board. They develop policies, procedures, and SOPs for safe and efficient storage, preparation, distribution and control of investigational drugs. They ensure compliance with comprehensive, accurate, and timely records and reports including inventory and dispensing records, collection forms, financial and budgeting information. The IDS Manager serves as a resource and liaison for the Clinical Trials Office, principle investigators, research sponsors, the IRB, and pharmacy. The manager is responsible for developing strategy and goals for the department to improve patient care and foster employee engagement. Other functions include ensuring adequate staffing, training new employees, performing evaluations, participating in multidisciplinary committees, including IRB, and ensuring that drug distribution, clinical services, and investigational services are provided according to established departmental policies and procedures. The manager may also perform the day-to-day responsibilities of drug receiving, preparation, distribution, processing, verification, and therapeutic intervention, as needed. They participate in Pharmacy department leadership meetings, and activities related to compliance with federal, state, local, FDA, Joint Commission or other accrediting agencies.
Position: Pharmacy Manager, Investigational Drug Service
Schedule: Full Time, Exempt
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
The Investigational Drug Services Pharmacy Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work requires a finished degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy (B.S. or PharmD).
Advanced Degree (Master’s, MBA) and or completion of an accredited residency preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registration Required:
Work requires licensure as a pharmacist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Work requires at least 5 years of progressively advanced hospital pharmacy experience. (Residency experience may be included in years of experience at a ratio of 1:1).
At least 2 years of experience in Investigational Drug Pharmacy Services is required
Prior leadership experience is preferred
Other advanced degree (e.g. M.S., MBA, MHA, etc.) preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
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