Northwestern Medicine is a network of four award-winning, Magnet®-recognized hospitals and more than 60 sites of care throughout Chicagoland. This translates to more than 4,000 aligned physicians including faculty, residents and researchers who are dedicated to exceptional service based on our mission of Patients First. The treatment provided within our network is informed by the latest research from the Feinberg School of Medicine. Take the opportunity to join us in this promising role:
Manager, Pharmacy Shared Position in DeKalb & Sandwich, Illinois Based at Kishwaukee Hospital & Valley West Hospital
Creating an environment of partnership, collaboration, seamless quality, and service enhancement across teams, departments, and divisions, the professional we select for this vital role will ensure that the pharmacy is properly staffed and oversee the daily operations. This natural leader will set clear expectations for continuous quality and service improvement, and use internal and external data and best practices to establish targets, timelines, and metrics for improvement projects. Additional responsibilities will include:
Making effective hiring decisions and completing 90-day orientation for new employees.
Identifying each staff member's individual skills and interests, providing constructive feedback, and addressing performance gaps with clear action plans and timelines.
Supporting learning and skill development for self and staff, including coaching and mentoring; and assigning stretch goals, cross-training, and other opportunities for career development.
Staying informed of new and current and emerging issues and trends for areas of accountability.
Communicating and educating staff on requirements, changes, advances, opportunities, directions and projections for the future.
Identifying opportunities for business growth and development and expansion of current services.
Encouraging staff/team accountability through involvement in budget preparation, identification of ideas for increasing efficiency/cost savings, and growth of the business and existing services.
Supporting and empowering staff in piloting new ideas and solutions.
Facilitating change readiness and agility among staff and teams.
Using timely, effective communication methods to update staff on departmental and organizational priorities and progress.
Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from an accredited college of pharmacy.
Five or more years of hospital experience.
Licensure as a PHARMD.
Three or more years of supervisory experience.
Northwestern Medicine offers exceptional resources, education, growth opportunities, and benefits-including premier health insurance featuring our renowned physician network.
For more information and to apply, please visit us online at: www.nm.org (job # 0048697).