Job Information

Sanford Health Pharmacy Supervisor | Inpatient Pharmacy in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

See yourself at Sanford!

Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Pharmacy Supervisor provides day-to-day work guidance for a team or work group in a shift and/or in the completion of tactical processes. Has an extensive understanding of process, operational, regulatory and technical requirements of related work areas. The Supervisor's primary role is formal leadership; however, may perform staff pharmacist duties according to the pharmacy's needs. Uses a combination of advanced clinical expertise and technical experience to provide direction. Works within well-defined procedures; uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors to solve basic problems; selects and prioritizes own and time of others. Selects methods, techniques, and analytical approach on behalf of the team to complete work. Follows established practices and procedures in analyzing most situations, data or processes from which answers can be readily obtained; may be required to interpret application of policies/procedures/technical methods for staff. Makes decisions autonomously and informs leadership of key decisions that have been made or actions that have been taken to keep leadership current on developments. Formalizes and operationalizes decisions; serves as liaison to areas impacted, educates others and socializes new processes to increase adoption of new practices.

Closely manages a group of employees and provides day-to-day direction to staff. Requires a strong understanding of own work unit's capabilities. Motivates and empowers others, influences team decisions; supports negotiations and/or change initiatives through direct contributions. Decisions typically are related to schedule, plans and daily operations with individual contributions affecting daily operations and progress on small to medium-sized projects. Sets tactical plans for day-to-day activities that are guided by precedent with some interpretation and managing exceptions. Has latitude to balance work assignments of supervisees to manage workload. Resolves complex issues escalated by staff. Participates in the development of employees. Conducts performance reviews and provides input on direct reports for Human Resources decisions such as hiring, promotions and may include disciplinary actions.

Collaborates with peers, health plan members, interdisciplinary team members, and leadership within the organization and in the community to identify and resolve complex challenges. May have ownership of special projects, including identifying problems, proposing recommendations, developing project plan, outlining processes, and implementing project plan. Anticipates potential problems and proposes solutions. Identifies areas of opportunity for improvement. Incorporates cross-team integration and collaboration to support project planning and implementation. May serve on or chair multiple committees.

Aware of departmental budget targets and constraints, along with team's impact to achievement of financial goals. Accountable for expense management and quality and efficiency targets. Has discretion over limited expenditures for the work unit. Leads others in identifying improvements to work processes within compliance parameters; provides input on new approaches to improve efficiencies, safety, and customer or patient care, around routine work situations.


Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy.

Five plus years of experience preferred. Must have a thorough knowledge of drugs and their actions; knowledge of state and local regulations.

License must be in good standing by the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-30857
Featured: No