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Pharmacy Manager (0581U) 8558
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Sep. 2, 2020
Title Pharmacy Manager (0581U) 8558
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Professional Staff
  • Administration

Pharmacy Manager (0581U) 8558

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

As a national collegiate leader, University Health Services (UHS) is a comprehensive campus-based health center providing fully accredited medical and mental health care, education, a major medical insurance plan, and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty and staff. UHS is deeply committed to ensuring affordable, well-integrated, multidisciplinary healthcare that effectively supports the university's diverse campus communities, through equitable access and culturally competent, high-quality programs and services.

The Clinical Services Program within UHS includes primary care, urgent care, occupational health and specialty clinics, clinical laboratory, pharmacy, physical therapy and radiology. Learn more by visiting


I. Pharmacy Management
  • Consults with and advises medical staff personnel regarding utilization of drugs and pharmaceuticals. Assures compliance with all regulatory agencies, State Board of Pharmacy, licensing requirements and AAAHC. Ensures proper maintenance of records, files and other references.
  • Selects vendors and oversees inspection of pharmaceutical items received.
  • Keeps abreast of current drugs and related issues concerning new drugs or
  • developments. Establishes, implements and monitors changes to policies and procedures concerning operations of the facility's pharmacy.
  • Manages, coordinates and supervises pharmaceutical services including purchasing, receiving, storing and dispensing of drugs.
  • Sits on P&T Committee and collaborates with other clinic departments in all aspects relating to pharmaceuticals
  • Advises safe and appropriate medication storage in UHS clinics

II. Manages inventory according to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee guidelines.
III. Responsible for hiring, training, evaluating and disciplining of pharmacy staff members according to campus policies and procedures.
IV. Develops and monitors operational and budget for sustained revenue growth.
V. Staff development: includes work on committees and assignments that enable the staff member to stretch and grow, along with formal and informal coaching and mentoring and regular training, including conference attendance.

Required Qualifications
  • Strong knowledge of all pharmacy functions; with knowledge of all areas of pharmaceutical services, operations, and unit licensing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with customers and other individuals in the medical field.
  • Strong skills associated with managing staff members and department budget according to campus policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and skills in working with pharmacy information systems. Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems, Strong knowledge of revenue generation, pharmacy budgets and inventory control. Strong skills in and knowledge of the practices of management and supervision.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA Privacy Rules and California state laws regulating privacy and confidentiality of health information.
  • Knowledge of CA laws regarding pharmacy regulation and understands role of CA Board of Pharmacy.

Minimum experience in these areas:
  • Ten (10) years of relevant retail/ outpatient pharmacy experience.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in a leadership role to include the management/oversight of pharmacy department operations in an ambulatory or community setting.
  • Seven (7) years demonstrated working and administrative understanding of retail clinic setting/ outpatient dispensing, clinical services implementation and management, computer systems, and personnel management.

  • Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of pharmacy, as determined by the California Board of Pharmacy; graduate from an accredited school of pharmacy, Pharm D degree.

Licenses or certifications:
  • Bonding required Background check required medical surveillance required.
  • Current valid California Pharmacy license required.

Salary & Benefits

Hiring Range: $111,100 - $174,500 annually. Commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

Employment is contingent on successful completion of: Background Check, Acceptable Medical Evaluation that includes infectious disease surveillance and proof of current required vaccinations or immunity levels, and successful credentials verification (if applicable).

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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