Pharmacist Senior Job at Marian Regional Medical Center – 3.9 Santa Maria, CA


Marian Regional Medical Center, a 191-bed facility located in Santa Maria, California, is recognized as one of the Top 250 Hospitals in the Nation by Healthgrades and was awarded Best Maternity Care by Newsweek. It ranks among 10% in the nation for safety core measures in cardiac services and has the only comprehensive cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Marian’s beautiful mission-style facility houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian Regional Medical Center is a part of Dignity Health’s Southwest Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation, boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services – all recognized for quality, safety, and service. Marian’s offers Santa Maria Valley residents access to the most advanced technologies, an expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, neonatal intensive care unit, and an array of women’s services.


Position Summary:
In keeping with the Marian Regional Medical Center health care philosophy, the Senior Pharmacist is responsible for procuring, manufacturing, compounding, dispensing, distributing, storing and administration of drugs, biological, and chemicals according to standard practices of the professional, State and Federal laws and regulations, and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for provision of drug information to other health professionals, patients and their families, and the public. Functions as a staff pharmacist and acts as the Director of Pharmacy in the absence of the Director. Is responsible for the overall Purchasing of pharmaceuticals on a day to day basis. The Senior Pharmacist will supervise and instruct pharmacists and technicians when needed, and will be consulted by the director when pharmacy staff performance evaluations are prepared. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, is responsible for the total operation of the pharmacy in the absence of the Director. Essentially operates as a staff pharmacist with the additional responsibility of the entire purchasing of all pharmaceuticals for the Department. Responsible for staff functions when working an operational shift. Directly responsible to the Director of Pharmacy.


Previous hospital experience preferred or approved residency.

Ability to exercise sound and professional judgement in the performance of the job functions.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with strong attention to detail.

Ability to analyze complex tasks, systems, problems, and design and implement the most effective solution.

Ability to work tactfully and effectively with team members, the patient and their family, and the public.

Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, principles, methods and equipment utilized in providing pharmaceutical services.

Ability to organize and prioritize work.

About the Company

Company: Marian Regional Medical Center – 3.9

Company Location:  Santa Maria, CA

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