Massachusetts General is one of the world’s top academic medical centers. Founded in 1811, it is the third oldest general hospital in the United States and the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all of our staff physicians serve on the faculty. We remain committed to the simple vow of service that our founders made in a letter seeking community support for Mass General’s creation: “When in distress, every man becomes our neighbor.” More than two centuries later, that promise sustains our commitment to deliver the most advanced and compassionate care to patients and their families. As home to the largest hospital-based research program in the nation, we continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in medicine. And as we strive to make a difference today in the health of communities locally and around the world, we prepare for tomorrow by educating the next generation of healthcare providers and researchers.
The MGH Department of Pharmacy is seeking a Manager of Pharmacy Supply Chain that reports directly to the Director of Business and Finance. The Manger of Supply Chain oversees the Supply Chain Management team which consists of buyers and certified pharmacy technicians who are responsible for sourcing and purchasing the right medications, in the right quantities, at the best offered prices, and at the highest standard of quality and safety for our patients while working within the pharmaceutical budget. The Manager of Supply Chain is responsible for all aspects of inventory management including the receipt and the stocking of all medications and supplies to ensure proper storage requirements are met and that product integrity is maintained. The Manager of Supply Chain will manage all drug recalls to ensure proper documentation is recorded as well as closely monitor drug shortages. Another function the Manger of Supply Chain is responsible for tracking and minimizing drug waste and by ensuring that MGH remains compliant with DSCSA regulations. The candidate will take the lead on building and maintaining healthy business relationships with over 200 pharmaceutical representatives to negotiate better prices and aid MGH in securing product during shortages. Additional responsibilities include working other pharmacy departments within the Partners Healthcare system, Partners Healthcare Specialty Pharmacy, and our centralized compounding facility.
Graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy OR Master’s degree (MBA, MHA or other advanced degree)
Pharmacist: Completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy, PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy, or PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency preferred. Exceptional aptitude or knowledge may be considered in lieu of residency training. Pharmacy leadership experience with formal leadership training or supervisory experience highly preferred.
Non-pharmacist: 5-10 years of supply chain experience required (healthcare supply chain experience preferred). Leadership experience with formal leadership training or supervisory experience highly preferred.
Internal Number: 3059817
About Massachusetts General Hospital
Founded in 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is a 1,000 bed academic medical center, the third oldest general hospital in the US, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, and conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the country. Mass General has consistently placed among the top hospitals on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll since the survey began in 1990. In 2018, Mass General was named No. 4 in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties. The hospital consists of an adult inpatient care facility, a cancer center, a hospital for children, maternity and women’s care program, and large outpatient care facilities. Through these resources the hospital provides acute care to both adult and pediatric patients throughout the New England region and specialty care to patients internationally. Specialty care programs include cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, gynecology, renal diseases and dialysis, solid organ transplant, neurosciences, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, psychiatry, rheumatology, general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery, and vascular surgery. M...GH admits approximately 48,500 inpatients per year and handles almost 1.5 million outpatient visits at the main campus and 4 surrounding health centers. MGH performs approximately 19,000 inpatient and 22,000 outpatient surgeries and its emergency room has 95,500 visits per year.