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Open Position: Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Full Time (Pikeville, KY)

Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Full Time

Pikeville Medical Center

Pikeville, KY

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Schedule: This position will work at least 40 hours per week, primarily Monday-Friday daytime hours.

As a full time, exempt, Pharmacy Manager with CPS® at Pikeville Medical Center, you will serve as the leader of clinical pharmacy programs and services, develop a strong clinical team in a progressive healthcare environment and hospital which serves as a teaching facility. Responsibilities Include: developing and maintenance of a drug policy to support optimal pharmaceutical care and promotes optimal cost effectiveness for all patients; assess, develop, coordinate, implement, and maintenance of clinically relevant tools to support clinical programs and services; aid the Director of Pharmacy in maintaining the pharmacy and an annual clinical plan with the Regional Director of Clinical Service. Clinical services include an antimicrobial stewardship, anticoagulation program, and general clinical pharmacy services that include patient dosing and monitoring. Clinical services support the Oncology, Critical Care, and Infectious Disease departments.

About the Facility: At 340 beds, Pikeville Medical Center is the largest hospital in southeastern Kentucky and is accredited by The Joint Commission. The medical center offers services including cardiac care, medical, surgical, pediatric, neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, oncology, neurology, pain and wound care, a level 2 trauma center and home care services. There are future plans to expand services in Pediatrics, NICU and Emergency Services.

About the Pharmacy: The central pharmacy is open 24 hours, 7 days per week and offers decentralized clinical services.  Pharmacy automation includes EPIC (changing from Open Vista), Pyxis, Swisslog and automated cart fill. CPS® has partnered with the hospital to manage the day to day operations of this pharmacy. This position is an employee of CPS®.

Required Qualifications: 

• PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy

• Current Kentucky Pharmacist license in good standing

• 5+ recent years of experience as a clinical pharmacist in a hospital setting

• Successful completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency preferred

• Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and pharmacy information systems

• Demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, respond to client concerns and work cooperatively with other staff.

Benefits:  All employees enjoy a competitive salary, and eligibility to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match.  Full-Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Time Off Plan, Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.

CPS Solutions, LLC Requirements: All employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test and signed onboarding documents. Additionally, you may be required to provide medical records or have additional medical examinations/background checks that are a specific requirement of the location or position in which you are hired.  Due to the healthcare requirements of the location where you will work and the clients we support, this may include a COVID vaccine. This applies to internal transfers and status changes for internal CPS Solutions, LLC team members. CPS Solutions, LLC is also committed to a safe and drug-free workplace. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.

About CPS Solutions, LLC:  Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, CPS Solutions, LLC, is one of the nation’s largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS Solutions, LLC helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS Solutions, LLC helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy operations through skill, expertise, and proprietary technologies. For more information, visit

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, mental or physical disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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