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Where Chicago, IL

Description At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, you won't just find a career - you'll discover an exclusive experience that gives you an opportunity to learn more, grow more and become more. Our staff demonstrates an unwavering commitment to patient care, consistently performing at a level that is extraordinary. As part of our team, you’ll discover why our unique combination of research and patient care has earned us national ranking by U.S. News & World Report, as well as an ANCC Magnet™ designation for the fourth consecutive time. What’s more, you’ll work in one of the most popular, cultural, historical and diverse cities in the nation. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and extensive park systems, along with numerous sports teams, museums and a vibrant theater community.

Pharmacy Operations Supervisor, Sterile Preparation - Inpatient Pharmacy
Our Inpatient Pharmacy is seeking a Pharmacy Operations Supervisor to lead our Sterile Preparation areas. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day operations of sterile medication preparation in all areas of the Department of Pharmacy. You’ll handle a variety of shifts, including primarily day and evening shifts based on departmental needs. In doing so, you’ll exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values.


  • Supervise all pharmacists and technicians that work primarily in sterile compounding activities
  • Perform duties of a staff pharmacist, and staff as necessary to meet department staffing needs. This role is expected to staff routinely from 10??"50% of the time
  • Assist in interviewing and hiring pharmacists and technician staff
  • Serve as principle resource for clarification of operational policies for sterile compounding
  • Coordinate supply chain processes for purchasing and receiving pharmaceuticals related to sterile compounding
  • In partnership with narcotic techs and other management team ??" ensure security of controlled substances, as it relates to sterile compounding
  • Evaluate alternative medication dosage forms for cost-savings and coordinate interchange as needed
  • Serve as member of the Manager Meeting, Drug Shortages Committee, and Pharmacy Operations Committee
  • Support residency and experiential education programs
  • Maintain a leadership role in transformation of information systems, practices and facilities
  • Assist in the preparation of the pharmacy and technician schedule, as needed
  • Serve as the administrative leader for one or more strategic departmental goals that are included in the pharmacy department strategic plan
  • Initiates and participates in departmental quality initiatives


  • Registered Pharmacist in Illinois (or eligibility to be licensed in Illinois)
  • PharmD degree
  • PGY1 Residency with a minimum of 3 years of Health System Pharmacy experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to demonstrate responsibility and accountability for all aspects of professional practice
  • Ability to independently problem solve, multi-task and work successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible with work schedule
  • Active participant in professional pharmacy or peer organizations
  • PGY2 Residency in Administration preferred
  • Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties Board Certification preferred
  • Understanding of interfaces, and can troubleshoot and resolve issues is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Ability to mentor and teach residents and students

For further details and to apply, please visit visit;214719739;r? and search for Job Number 2017-2992.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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Posted On 02/15/2018


Employer Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

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