Pharmacy Manager

Mental Health Center of Denver
December 23, 2021
Denver, CO
Job Type


EMPLOYMENT VALUE PROPOSITION: Mental Health Center of Denver provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS: The Mental Health Center of Denver values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

COMMITMENT TO PAY EQUITY: Mental Health Center of Denver is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges.  We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.

BENEFITS STATEMENT: All full-time, benefits eligible employees will be eligible for MHCD’s benefits plan. For a full description of benefit offerings, please visit:

COVID-19 VACCINATION NOTICE: Covid19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption is required for employment with the Mental Health Center of Denver. Applicants who are not vaccinated at the time of offer acceptance can ask for instructions on where to go to obtain vaccination or on how to request an exemption. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated (that is, at least two weeks past their final does of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof, or have an approved medical or religious exemption, on or before their start date.

Learn what it is like to work at the Mental Health Center of Denver:


STARTING SALARY:  $143,820 - $169,200/yr

Position Summary:  Manager of Record for either the MHCD Pharmacy or the Wellshire Pharmacy. Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the pharmacy. Provide supervision to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, as assigned.  Works closely with pharmacy leadership team, as required, promoting departmental goals and objectives. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. Manager of Record with the Board of Pharmacy. Fulfill all requirements and maintain all records as defined by the State of Colorado Pharmacy Rules and Regulations (CSR 7.00.00)) and federal regulations.
  2. Work with the Lead Technician regarding day-to-day workflow and technician duties.
  3. Maintain records required by and assist Director of Pharmacy Services with third party audits. Audits include, but not limited to, those conducted by insurance plans, PBMs, DME, DEA, and Fraud, Waste and Abuse.
  4. Identify, implement, and monitor customer service standards to ensure team is meeting internal and external customer needs and perform all services in a professional manner.
  5. Conduct timely audits to ensure compliance with MHCD policies and all accrediting and licensing agencies.
  6. Ensure established procedures pertaining to quality assurance, controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous drug waste are met.
  7. Direct supervisory duties as assigned by the Director of Pharmacy Services Supervisory duties may include:
    1. Train and evaluate staff to maintain quality within the team, encourage growth and development of staff while instilling awareness of cultural diversity.
    2. Participate in the selection process for internal and external candidates.
    3. Complete performance evaluations in a timely manner and provide appropriate coaching and counseling to ensure all employees perform at satisfactory levels. Identify when discipline is appropriate.
  8. Maintain inventory within financial guidelines determined by Director of Pharmacy Services. Oversee annual physical pharmacy inventory to assure correct procedure is followed and final inventory amount is accurate.
  9. Participate in the development of long- and short-term goals for the team that are consistent with program and organizational goals.
  10. Participate in Saturday on call rotation.
  11. Precept pharmacy students, as required.
  12. Participate in the MHCD Safety Team in the capacity of safety captain.
  13. Follow departmental policies and procedures.
  14. Follow the professional code of ethics for pharmacists.
  15. Fulfill all pharmacist duties as described in the Staff Pharmacist Job Description.
  16. Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  17. Other duties as assigned by Director of Pharmacy.

Job Requirements

Education:         Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree

Licensure:           Colorado Pharmacist license in good standing

Experience:         Minimum three years of experience as a pharmacist. At least 2 years of supervisory experience preferred. Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.                      


  • Knowledge or ability to learn and practice trauma informed principles and practices.
  • Solid customer relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to supervise pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with internal and external customers, including excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to present to diverse audiences from ethnically and socioeconomically diverse communities.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct supervisory responsibilities of staff pharmacists and pharmacy technicians as assigned by Director of Pharmacy Services.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:  Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment, as well as the Parata MAX robot and other counting machines.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching.  Required manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, the telephone, and other office and/or clerical equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Typical Mental Demands:  Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials and articulate goals and action plans.  Must understand people from all walks of life and be able to communicate effectively with them.  Must maintain professional demeanor with consumers, medical staff and employees.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  May require occasional evening or weekend hours.

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