• Pharmacy Material Management Supervisor

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 6 months ago(9/3/2019 4:38 PM)
    Job ID
    full time
    Location : Address
    450 Brookline Ave
    Location : City
  • Overview

    The Pharmacy Materials Management Supervisor is responsible for the daily support and direction of pharmacy materials management. This includes supervising the inventory specialist, purchasing specialist, and technicians. Responsibilities include supervising the daily workflow, overseeing the purchasing and inventory functions to ensure proper drug and supply inventory levels, and quality control of all tasks. The supervisor will be responsible for medication month end reporting and financials, maintaining specific metrics and ensuring their compliance. The Pharmacy Materials Management Supervisor will help to develop, implement, and administer the operating policies and procedures for the materials management area of the pharmacy department. The supervisor is expected to develop and maintain effective working relationships with DFCI personnel and serve on appropriate departmental and interdepartmental committees.


    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



    Responsibilities include:

    • Supervises the daily operations of the materials management area
    • Advocate for and support the staff with the goal of meeting the demands of the business
    • Participates in the development and implementation of pharmacy policies and procedures
    • Assists in the orientation of new pharmacy staff
    • Coordinates pharmacy activities with other department managers
    • Able to collect and analyze data from multiple sources for review with pharmacy management
    • Responsible for pharmacy system specific tasks such as; medication list management, drug dictionary updates, weekly prices-changes, and single-use waste reporting
    • Oversee the workflow and compliance with single-use waste billing
    • Manage the weekly price change process and quality controls with the data, which will ensure accurate patient charging and inventory evaluation monthly
    • Responsible for monitoring to ensure complete compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)
    • Responsible for identifying key metrics, setting targets, reporting key metrics to pharmacy management, and maintaining the ongoing monitoring
    • Manages the month end reporting process for the pharmacy department


    Qualifications include:

    • Pharmacist degree or bachelor’s degree in Business or related field preferred
    • Strong personal computing skills, knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), required
    • Excellent organizational, customer service, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Five years of related healthcare experience required, hospital pharmacy experience preferred
    • At least one year of supervisory experience is required, 3-5 years preferred

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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