HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Manager Clinical Pharmacy in New Orleans, Louisiana

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated Pharmacist who is interested in reaching the next stage of their career. The essence of the Tulane Pharmacy leadership team is to motivate, inspire, and promote the values of Tulane Health System in order to empower and create a consistent focus on the needs of the patients being served. Pharmacy leadership is necessary not just to maintain our high standards of care but also to transform our Pharmacy services to achieve even higher levels of excellence.

Tulane Health System is a large academic two hospital system comprised of 350 beds and 25 clinics. The Clinical Manager will oversee a growing team of Pharmacists including such specialties as an Investigative Research Pharmacist, Informatics Pharmacist, Infectious Disease/Critical Care Pharmacist, Oncology Pharmacist, Bone Marrow Transplant Pharmacist, Organ Transplant Pharmacist and Pediatrics Pharmacist. The Tulane Pharmacy Department works closely with Xavier Pharmacy School and is looking at building upon that relationship and growing the next generation of Pharmacists. The partnership with Xavier will help the Clinical Manager build a foundation to create a robust Pharmacy Residency program.

The Tulane Health System Clinical Manager will work closely with the Director of Pharmacy, Operations Manager and Pharmacist in Charge to:

  • Provide leadership through development and involvement in clinical pharmacy services, drug informatics, and hospital quality initiatives.

  • Assist in the development of a drug formulary and involvement in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee ensuring they are closely aligned with the Tulane Medical School and HCA corporate goals.

  • Plan, develop, and provide drug information and educational sessions to professionals within the pharmacy setting, as well as to Pharmacy students, physicians, physician residents, nursing staff, and other health care professionals.

  • Work closely with the Xavier School of Pharmacy to teach, precept, and mentor students.

  • Develop a Residency program to grow the next generation of Pharmacists.

    The future Pharmacy Clinical Manager should be able to:

  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing regarding complex clinical and technical issues.

  • Utilize regulatory and quality standards to develop and implement clinical programs.

  • Successfully manage multiple people from diverse backgrounds.

  • Utilize available resources to support the mission and goals of the organization.

  • Able to plan, organize and direct the functions of the pharmacy staff.


    Position Requirements:/(Minimum qualifications for the position)/ A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Louisiana licensed pharmacist or eligible.

    B. Education: Bachelor of Science (or other entry level degree, e.g., Pharm .D. ) in Pharmacy from a college accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) required. Additional or Advanced degree useful.

    C. Experience: Minimum of 2 years post-graduate clinical pharmacist experience in institutional pharmacy; preferably 5 or more years of progressive clinical and managerial experience.

Title: Manager Clinical Pharmacy

Location: Louisiana-New Orleans-Tulane Medical Center

Requisition ID: 02560-10680