Pediatric Clinical Manager

  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Posted: Jan 3, 2020

Job Description

Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.

Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.

In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.


Position Summary:Assist the Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer in supervision, coordination, and participation in activities relative to the practice area including management of human and financial resources, staff development, and policy development. The Pharmacy Manager has varied accountabilities and skillsets, some of which include:

Supervise and coordinate pharmaceutical care responsibilities
Plan and schedule work for the practice area
Manage staff development activities
Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff
Ensure compliance with all regulatory practice standards
Maintain interface with medical and nursing staff to provide regular information
Evaluate staff compliance with department policy
Suggest performance improvement plans and assist with implementation
Communicate clearly in written and oral form
Extensive knowledge of drug products, therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states
Ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment
Knowledge of practice standards and regulatory requirements

Required or desired credentials and experience of applicants: Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and two years of experience as a pediatric pharmacist; pediatric pharmacy management experience preferred; completion of pharmacy residency preferred; licensed in North Carolina or eligible for same; certified in Basic Life Support (BLS); certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred.

Required Qualifications at this Level


Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree


Three years of pharmacy practice experience; Managerial/supervisory experience preferred

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form.

Extensive knowledge of drug products, medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states. Ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of the health care teams.

Knowledge of practice standards and regulatory requirements.

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke Health

705 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5600

Fax: (919) 684-5600