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Manager, Pharmaceutical Care

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Maintain active clinical practice/clinical coverage in assigned area of specialist

  • Participate in departmental, hospital, or multidisciplinary committees

  • Constantly review JCIA standards and updates and ensure that policies and procedures are updated and implemented to reflect new requirements

  • Develop strategic and operational plan for assigned area

  • Constantly review/assess workload and operation requirements for optimal productivity. Identify opportunities for Performance Improvement (PI)

  • Maintain strict control over distribution and usage of government controlled products such as narcotics and barbiturates

  • Work closely with Quality Improvement personnel in an effort to improve the quality of service provided by the department.

  • Coordinate pharmacy activities with medical and nursing staff to facilitate a smooth continuity of care. Ensure that medical and nursing staff is aware of assistance that can be given by the Pharmacy.

  • Actively participate in automation projects (e.g. Pycis) and coordinate/monitor transition

  • Monitor the performance and guide the professional staff in assigned area. Direct daily staff activities. Plan for efficient operations

  • Ensure that staff assignment and schedule meet acceptable level and needs

  • Ensure staff orientation and training. Observe and monitor staff performance and ensures that established standards are met. Conduct performance appraisals in accordance with hospital standards.

  • Prepare and manage the pharmacy budget in the assigned section in collaboration with the Head of the assigned section

  • Review policies and procedures and recommend revisions as required. Ensure that policies are procedures are observed, and that work meets all prescribed safety procedures and acceptable professional standards

  • Discuss PI plans and projects with the Head of the assigned section

  • Conduct and record staff meetings on a regular basis

  • Prepare required reports in a timely manner

  • Participate in self and other’s professional development

  • Follow all hospital related policies and procedures

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy

  • Master Degree in Pharmacy


  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Non North American approved program) from an accredited college of Pharmacy

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from a North American accredited program

Experience Required:

  • Holders of Bachelor Degree: Ten (10) years of experience in hospital pharmacy/relevant retail experience with at least four (4) years in a leadership role/position

  • Holders of Master’s Degree/PharmD (non North American approved program): Eight (8) years of experience in hospital pharmacy/relevant experience with at least two (2) years in a leadership role/position

  • Holders of North American accredited PharmD program (non North American accredited PharmD with completion of residency program)/Master’s Degree: Six (6) years of experience in hospital pharmacy/relevant retail experiance with at least two (2) years in leadership role/position


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