Responsible for all transportation needs in Fairview Pharmacy Services including contracting, development, execution and fulfillment which ensure a high level of customer service and compliance with any regulatory requirements.
Position responsibilities include:
Manage in bound and out bound freight assuring there is adequate warehouse storage for current and future projects
Maintain warehouse compliance with OSHAlaws and regulations in coordination with supply chain
In partnership with IT, develop and maintain IT shipping platform including backup protocols, emergency preparedness plans and training.
Develop equipment training and certifications needed to maintain warehouse operations
Packing and Transit Quality Control
Responsible for all testing and packaging for Specialty and Home Infusion
Ensure all Joint Commission and URAC compliance requirements are met specific to drug stability, chain of custody, transit and storage as well as medicare and pharmacy requirements
Accountable for education and compliance of packaging guidelines and regulations for pharmacy personnel, including special drug handling
Provide leadership and mentoring for staff, and establish goals, projects and initiatives. Foster an atmosphere of teamwork
Assure staff are scheduled appropriately to meet customers’ needs. Develop and implement a productivity measurement model. Oversee productivity levels of staff to maximize efficiency and control costs
Complete timely performance reviews of staff according to policy. Continually monitor staff performance, provide feedback, and take appropriate corrective action
Interview and select qualified individuals to fill vacancies and build the team
Provide leadership in team building and conflict management
Promote open and effective lines of communication within the work group, and with other departments and entities
Orient and mentor new employees and document progress
Ensure ongoing education of staff. Identify training needs and utilize in-house or outside resources to try to meet those needs
Seek and implement strategies to improve efficiency and control costs
Manage costs within projected budget
Seek and implement strategies to meet budget targets.
Lead contract negotiations and/or RFP process related to compliance and fulfillment of FPS supply, purchasing and courier agreements.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Three years previous supervisory experience in a pharmacy, warehouse or inventory environment