Kaiser Permanente Assistant Pharmacy Supervisor - Kensington Medical Center in Kensington, Maryland

Supervises the pharmacy and maintains pharmacy operations in accordance with the departmental standards and government laws and regulations. The Assistant Supervisor has all supervisory, managerial, and administrative responsibilities including hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees workflow processes, provides work direction and coordinates the activities of all pharmacists and support personnel to include appropriate scheduling of personnel to meet customer service, performance and quality assurance objectives.

  • Develops and communicates service, performance and quality assurance expectations and sets goals with staff that are consistent with department and regional goals and objectives.

  • Facilitates organizational change and conflict resolution.

  • Interviews, selects, hires, orients, instructs, trains, counsels, evaluates, disciplines, and terminates staff.

  • Monitors and evaluates existing service levels, systems, procedures and practices and recommends appropriate changes or additions consistent with the department's goals and objectives as required.

  • Coordinates and manages the budgetary needs.

  • Collaborates with facility medical and nursing personnel on regional initiatives relative to the delivery of services.

  • Assures compliance to all regulatory rules and regulations and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures and professional practice standards which include but are not limited to: Drug Enforcement Administration, State Boards of Pharmacy, HIPAA, Principles of Responsibility, Proper use of Kaiser Permanente personal computers and applications.

  • Implements policies and procedures relating to pharmacy operations and professional practice standards and implements initiatives consistent with program goals and objectives.

  • Resolves daily operational problems and performs the general duties of a pharmacist.

  • Promotes loyalty and morale by creating a climate that encourages professional development, individual creativity, innovation and a high level of productivity.

  • Works collaboratively with pharmacy management to further develop supervisory skills and assume additional management responsibility.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of pharmacist experience required, and/or on the pharmacy management career tract required.


  • Bachelor's degree in pharmacy or PharmD required.

  • Advanced degree in business or health care administration required, or one (1) year of experience in a leadership role required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Licensed to practice pharmacy in assigned jurisdiction required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.

  • Demonstrated personnel management skills required.

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws as they pertain to pharmacy required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business/health care management experience preferred.


TITLE: Assistant Pharmacy Supervisor - Kensington Medical Center

LOCATION: Kensington, Maryland


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.