Oregon Health & Science University

Inpatient Adult Clinical Manager

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
Inpatient Pharmacy
Salary Range
Salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and internal equity.
Monday-Sunday, variable
6:00am-10:30pm, variable
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Pharmacy Services, this position is responsible for the operational management of clincal services of the inpatient pharmacy services in adult patients at OHSU. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, employee supervision; education and training of staff; program development; management of business and professional activities of the pharmacies; quality assessment and process improvement; and maintenance of practice standards, customer service, compliance with accreditation standards and applicable laws and regulations; coordination of pharmacy services with other hospital departments, and teaching of pharmacy students, interns and residents.

Function/Duties of Position


Manages the adult clinical operations at University Hospital in a cost-effective manner, directing day-to-day operations of a 24/7 facility, delegating responsibility and authority for providing services.



Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules, and supervises assigned staff; develops performance standards; conducts performance appraisals (PE), and recommends salary increases consistent with Hospital policy and procedures.



Development of programs, strategies, facilities and systems for service improvement or expansion in inpatient clinical services.



Determines, coordinates/delegates, and schedules appropriate assignment of staff to meet workload demands, assuring adequate resources are available. Maintains practice standards, compliance, and accreditation standards and applicable laws and regulations.



Develops new and improved clinical services through constant evaluation and innovation. Continuously improving services to meet patient and provider needs.



Coordinates services in assigned areas with other Pharmacy areas, nursing areas, other Hospital departments, and external agencies to facilitate continuity of care.



Coordinates the education and training of pharmacy students and residents as applicable; serves as department coordinator for student rotations.

Required Qualifications

  • Pharmacy, BS
  • Licensed Pharmacist in Oregon
  • Administrative Pharmacy Residency
    • OR 2 yrs experience of clinical management in hospital pharmacy
  • Proficiency in an area of clinical pharmacy practice
  • Communication, written and verbal
  • Supervision
  • Contemporary practice of pharmacy
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • PharmD 
  • Clinical management in an Academic Medical Center
  • BCPS or other clinical certifications

Additional Details

Working Environment & Physical Demands 

  • Ability to spend a significant amount of time at a computer terminal
  • Must deal with situations on a daily basis with a high degree of intensity
  • Ability to deal with frequent interruptions (work is often dictated by external factors) that may lead to mental fatigue or stress
  • Standing, walking, stooping or crouching, reaching, talking and hearing.
  • Clarity of vision at 20 feet and 20 inches or less.  Adjustment of eye to bring object into sharp focus
  • Ability to handle 1 – 5 pounds by hand continuously
  • Ability to use telephone, copier, fax, personal computer/terminal, common application software


This position comes with fabulous benefits! Highlights include:

  • Vacation - up to 208 hours per year pending length of service for full-time employees
  • Sick Leave - 64 hours per year for full-time employees
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • OHSU is a non-profit organization, so we qualify for the Public Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Discounts

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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