Dignity Health Lead Pharmacist- Inpatient Pharmacy in SAN FRANCISCO, California


St. Mary’s Medical Center is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community. Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, pioneering spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered around Oncology Services, Cardiac Services and Orthopedics.


The lead pharmacist provides pharmaceutical care to all patients, including both inpatients and outpatients. This individual is expected to work primarily in one area – IV Service of the Pharmacy Department, and as such, is expected to develop expertise within that area, which exceeds that of other pharmacists in the department. This pharmaceutical care comprise of distributive and cognitive components with the ultimate goal of safe and effective drug therapy for each individual patient. The lead pharmacist is responsible for assessing and improving the quality of drug distribution and clinical services in his/her assigned area including prioritizing workflow, answering questions from providers, and solving problems as they occur. In addition, this person is expected to provide educational activities for the personnel working in that area and facilitate other staff members to follow and be in compliance of policies and procedures and practice standards for that given area. He or she applies Dignity Health Core Values to the performance of every job duty. These Values include Dignity, Collaboration, Justice, Stewardship, and Excellence.


One year's experience in a hospital pharmacy and / or completion of an ASHP-accredited residency program.

Minimum of 3-5 years combined experience in healthcare industry 3-5 years of experience with a minimum of 1 year in area of related field Complete annual safety training. Complete and maintain department specific training. PC Computer skills preferred.

Individual must have demonstrated capabilities in effective management, communication, and leadership. Depending on the realm of operation, individual must also be competent in all or some of the following areas: personnel management, accounting, statistics, purchasing, licensing and permit(s) procedures, as well as prescription services. Annual/ Core Competencies.

Current registration in California as a pharmacist.

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Job ID 2018-53836

Employment Type Full Time

Department Pharmacy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Saint Marys Medical Center

Shift Varied


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Variable