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Ascension Health Pharmacy Manager in Wichita, Kansas

We Are Hiring

Monday through Friday day shift, with some on call required, and additional work hours when required by the job.

This exciting opportunity allows the successful candidate to exercise their knowledge and experience to help guide and grow clinical and operational programs and services across the largest integrated health system in Kansas. You will also work closely with peers at the national level as part of Ascension Health, the largest Catholic healthcare organization in the U.S. Our multi-hospital system ranges in size and scope from smaller regional hospitals to a large tertiary care hospital that offers level 1 trauma, burn, oncology, cardiovascular, stroke and many other service lines. We are a teaching hospital system, providing training for a wide range of medical and surgical residencies, as well as training for medical, pharmacy, nursing and other professional students. Our pharmacy offers both a PGY1 pharmacy residency, as well as a PGY2 residency program in ambulatory care. The pharmacy department offers a broad range of advanced, innovative programs and services. Our Wichita hospitals receive fully integrated pharmacy services, as designed and implemented by our pharmacy leadership team. We utilize Cerner as our EHR, with clinical decision support enhanced through utilization of Sentri7. We provide a centralized purchasing and drug distribution system across our four Wichita hospitals, utilizing carousels and Pyxis ES cabinets. Pharmacy services are organized across three pharmacy “teams”, based on our practice advancement initiative (Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2019; 76: 470-77). Our acute care pharmacy team also works very closely with pharmacy leaders offering ambulatory pharmacy programs and services. We seek a motivated pharmacist to join our Wichita pharmacy leadership team. Qualifications include acute care experience, preferably with advanced residency training, and prior leadership experience is a bonus (but not required). The position reports directly to the Vice President of Pharmacy for Ascension Via Christi, and it manages a team of clinical pharmacists. In the role as market clinical pharmacy manager, you will work with a talented team of pharmacists to lead and grow direct patient care services in a wide range of specialties and practice area types. You will also help train the next generation of pharmacists through our close collaboration with several colleges of pharmacy, as well as serving as the residency program director for our PGY1 residency program.

What You Will Do

Manage the daily operations of pharmacy services.

  • Develop and implements performance improvement activities to include medication safety, medication use evaluation and pharmacoeconomics.

  • Conduct competency assessments and coordinate the training and development of pharmacists, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students. Develop and manage departmental budget to promote pharmacoeconomics.

  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations. Also serve on various committees.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Licensed Pharmacist credentialed from the Kansas Board of Pharmacy obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.


  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or Doctorate of Pharmacy required. Master's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.

  • 1 year of leadership or management experience required.

Why Join Our Team

For more than 125 years, Ascension Via Christi has been providing caregivers rewarding careers. As the largest provider of health services in Kansas, Ascension Via Christi offers competitive pay and benefits, professional and personal training and development and an innovative work environment. We aim to care for our associates so they can focus on providing compassionate, personalized care to our patients, with special attention to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to apply today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.