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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of Pharmacy Services at the University of Michigan Health System is seeking a special individual who can lead our efforts for continuous improvement in medication compounding to ensure safe and high quality patient care outcomes!  This individual will positively affect patient care by providing broad oversight of quality assurance activities, regulatory compliance, facilities design and maintenance, staff education and training, and documentation related to medication compounding.

The target salary range will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.


As an integral member of the Pharmacy Department Management team, the Manager of Medication Compounding Compliance will work closely with Pharmacy leadership and collaborators from Clinical Risk, Facilities, , Pharmacy, Nursing and Infection Prevention, Accreditation Services, , and Safety and Quality Improvement.  The selected individual will

  • Lead the day-to-day operation of the Pharmacy Medication Compounding Compliance Program and Team to ensure compliance with state, federal, and independent agencies and standards of professional practice.
  • Ensure that the Medication Compounding Compliance Team functions as an independent and objective body for the review and assessment of medication compounding procedures and compliance issues/concerns within the organization, including Pharmacy.
  • Create and update policies and standard operating procedures related to compounding medications.
  • Develop and implement training programs for all staff involved in compounding.
  • Assure all necessary documentation related to training, facilities, and quality assurance is maintained.
  • Develop quality and regulatory assessment programs for the assurance of high quality, sterile and non-sterile medication compounding.
  • Work with pharmacy department leadership, managers and employees to develop effective countermeasures for issues that are identified through routine quality and compliance monitoring
  • Ensure the Department and Michigan Medicine is in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies and that Michigan Medicine and that pharmacy policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Assists the Assistant Director for Education and Research in ensuring staff are educated on new policies and procedures.
  • Apply knowledge of data, data management and data analysis to facilitate strategic decisions.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy with completion of internship, licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the State of Michigan and 3 to 5 years pharmacy experience including 1 to 2 years supervisory experience
  • Excellent organizational, teamwork, interpersonal, time management, consensus-building, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience with regulatory management, policy writing, compliance auditing, and/or quality improvement initiatives
  • Excellent communication skills (fluency in writing, reading and speaking English)
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software
  • Ability to perform a variety of manual dexterity movements (i.e., keyboard data entry)



Desired Qualifications*

  • Prior experience supervising staff
  • Completion of two years of pharmacy residency or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Completion of a Health Systems Pharmacy Administration residency
  • Experience in student and resident education

Additional Information

Key Outcomes

Successful deployment of this position will be represented by achieving compliance with regulatory requirements related to medication compounding.

Supervision Received

Direct supervision is received from the Assistant Director for Pharmacy Analytics, Quality, Regulatory, and Safety.

Supervision Exercised

Direct supervision is provided to pharmacists and technicians; functional supervision is provided to pharmacy students and residents.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.