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Pharmacy Manager

Grade 29

New York State has approximately 29 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

There is currently no Career Ladder information available for this title.

Summary of Job Description

As a Pharmacy Manager, you are responsible for pharmacy operations at a large state operated facility, including the planning, monitoring and administration of clinical, administrative, and distributive pharmaceutical services. Incumbents develop, recommend, and implement pharmacy policies and procedures; ensure pharmacy compliance with New York State and federal laws, rules, and regulations; participate in interdisciplinary committees and teams to advance patient care; and provide guidance, direction, and training to pharmacy staff. You may be responsible for development and maintenance of the pharmacy budget and preparing the pharmacy department for survey and accreditation readiness.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

There are two examinations held for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.

For employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination, candidates must be a qualified employee of New York State and have a license and current registration to practice pharmacy in New York State, and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:

A Pharmacist, Pharmacy Consultant, Pharmacy Supervisor, Pharmacy Supervisor (Health), or Pharmacy Supervisor (Practice and Registration).

For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, candidates must have a license and current registration to practice pharmacy in New York State AND also must have:

Either 1. five years of professional post-licensure experience as a Pharmacist, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity in a pharmacy related setting;

Or 2. four years of professional post-licensure experience as a Pharmacist, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity in a pharmacy related setting AND a masterís or higher degree in pharmacy, health administration, health care administration, health services administration, health policy and management, public health, community health, health education, public administration, or business administration in health care.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-294 37-877

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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