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Manager, Pharmacy Supply Chain - Pharmacy Administration

Job ID: 968610
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Pharmacy Administration
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 14, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

Position Summary

The Pharmacy Supply Chain Manager serves as an authoritative resource on supply chain management and maintains financial oversight over pharmaceutical costs. Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of Pharmacy purchasing including medication procurement, inventory management, contracting, and participation in and compliance with the 340b Federal Drug Discount Program for all covered entities. Develops, directs, and maintains an effective work group consisting of direct and indirect report managers, supervisors, pharmacists, and technician specialists to ensure that Pharmacy Supply Chain operations are value-centric; effectively manage dynamic inventory levels; and minimize the impact of shortages on direct patient care. Provides oversight to the development and implementation of Pharmacy Services goals and objectives, policies, procedures, and budgets as they relate to Supply Chain.


Design or implement supply chains that support business strategies adapted to changing market conditions, new business opportunities, or cost reduction strategies.

Maintain industry best practices for pharmaceutical product sourcing and contracting.

Provide oversight to the development and execution of pharmacy services short and long-term goals as they relate to the Pharmacy Supply Chain. Advocate for appropriate resource allocation to achieve established goals.

Provide oversight to pharmacy purchasing, including medication procurement, inventory control processes, and contracting, including strategies to maintain supplies of needed pharmaceuticals during shortages, insuring tinmely and accurate reverse distribution services and managing recalls (RASMUS) to minimize their impact on direct patient care.

Provide oversight to participation in, compliance with, and optimization of financial benefit from the 340b Federal Drug Discount Program for all covered entities.

Effectively and continually maintain open lines of communication with management, staff, and customers to facilitate the flow of relevant information. Provide timely and accurate communication, both written and verbal as appropriate, regarding supply chain changes.

Ensure Supply Chain related policies and procedures are current and adhered to.

Responsible for the recruitment, retention, performance enhancement and competency assessment of direct reports. Provide for effective employee relations to promote employee-manager effectiveness and satisfaction in the workplace.

Ensures compliance with Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) regulations.

Responsible for working integrity of pharmacy supply chain hardware and software, including medication carousels, Pharmagistics and Cardinal consignment.

Serve as the authoritative resource on supply chain management and maintain a robust financial oversight program over pharmaceutical costs.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Pharmacy is required. MBA is preferred.

NC licensure to be obtained within 30 - 60 days of hire date.

One to three years of related experience

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tavis Richardson, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]


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