The Program Manager for the School of Pharmacy Technology is responsible for the ongoing education and training of the School of Pharmacy students. The program manager manages the clinical, administrative, and academic standards, record keeping, scheduling, external marketing, and evaluation process of the School of Pharmacy Technology. The program manager serves as a key department resource in the performance evaluation process, technician recruitment and onboarding, technician development, as well as a liaison to the pharmacy management team.Responsibilities:
- Directly oversees the administration of the School of Pharmacy Technology at an enterprise level
- Assists with the evaluation and selection of applicants for the School of Pharmacy Technology
- Recruits, advises, and provides counseling to students and employees, including professional development and educational opportunities.
- Develops, coordinates, implements, conducts and revises, as necessary, program content, training objectives and evaluation tools for the formal Pharmacy Technician Training Program and in-service programs required by the hospital and/or accreditation or licensure organizations.
- Maintains an electronic learning management system used by the educational program.
- Coordinates student training or experience programs in conjunction with primary preceptors.
- Ensures consistency with the standards and guidelines set forth by Professional Boards in regard to the structure, academic standards, record keeping, and the evaluation process.
- Contributes to the accreditation processes including self-study reports, site visits and assessment of adherence to standards.
- Conducts routine assessments of technical education and/or training needs and targets educational programs to address those needs.
- Evaluates student achievement, initiates and supports performance improvement plans as appropriate
- Occasionally teaches or directly facilitates educational content
- Coordinates with leaders across the enterprise on administration and strategic planning for the School of Pharmacy Technology
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Education or related field required.
- Additional progressively responsible experience may offset degree requirement.
Complexity of Work:
- Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
- A minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated work experience reflecting problem solving, planning and multiple project management required.
- Previous experience in education is preferred.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Requires extensive sitting and dexterity to perform work on a PC.
- Follows standard precautions using person protective equipment as required.