Director Pharmacy Services Job Description Sample
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
1.Director-Pharmacy Services responsibilities for Lebanon and Rolla. Including, but not limited to: P&T Committee Lead, budget preparation, formulary management, policy and procedure management, financial management, accounting for expenses, licensure management and staff development.
2.Facilitation and alignment for service integration between central community practices at the direction of the Executive Director-Pharmacy Services for the central community in Mercy.
3.Works closely with Manager and Director-Retail Services to align continuity of care principles to out patients.
4.Facilitates billing practices congruent with CMS billing requirements for Lebanon, Rolla and Springfield community directly. Participates in Mercy Wide CDM team to formulate best practices around billing practices for optimal revenue capture.
5. develop and oversee Supervisor staff for Lebanon and Rolla to manage pharmacy operations and comply with regulatory requirements within the pharmacy.
6.Understands and complies with State, Federal and local agencies and abides by the narcotic laws. Oversight includes Lebanon and Rolla.
7.Participates and maintains unit based and system wide quality improvement activities and communicates effectively with hospital personnel to share pertinent data to improve patient care process and improve the quality of care.
8.Coordinates information system needs in Lebanon and Rolla in cooperation with the MTS team members.
9.Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.
10. Meets Health System attendance standards.
11. Performs additional duties as needed.
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
BS in Pharmacy
Current Missouri Pharmacy License
3 years experience in a hospital based pharmacy
BLS certification, must be MTS certified within 90 days of hire
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.
We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.
We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Director Pharmacy Inpatient Services - Pharmacy Admin & Ed
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
Responsible to lead and direct the activities of inpatient pharmacists and inpatient manager(s); act as a resource to pharmacy staff as well as the staff of other departments; and to plan, develop and implement new programs/procedures to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of pharmacy services. Work collaboratively with members of pharmacy leadership to meet the goals of the department and the organization.
Either (A) Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy or PharmD plus 7 years job related experience required, OR PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Health System Pharmacy Administration, Masters Degree in Hospital Pharmacy, Business Administration or Healthcare Administration plus 5 years job related experience required. Pennsylvania registration in Pharmacy or eligibility required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent communication skills, project management skills, and decision making skills required.
Ability to analyze data and identify trends required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint applications required.
ASHP accredited residency preferred.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday
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Division Director Pharmacy Services
We are currently looking for a seasoned Division Director of Pharmacy to lead Pharmacy Services within the HCA East Florida Division. The Division Director of Pharmacy will be based at our Parallon Office in Miramar and will be responsible for leading, implementing, measuring, and directing all Pharmacy Services both clinical and operations to include and not limited to developing, evaluating, and implementing clinical/therapeutic formularies for the HCA East Florida Division in an effort to reduce cost and improve quality and outcome trends. Responsibilities also includes leadership, strategy, collaboration, research, standardization, utilization management, implementation of complex processes, regulatory compliance, and development and execution of new and proven cost savings, clinical initiatives, and operational workflows.
This individual will support the Hospital Pharmacy Directors and associated management teams; as well as the Division Pharmacy Leadership Team. This position is ultimately responsible for developing the pharmacy business strategy to optimize and enhance operating results across the division and execute on the corporate pharmacy agenda.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Manage the Division SCM operational processes specific to the Pharmacy arena to ensure achievement of the program's goals and objectives.
Contribute to the content development for Supply Improvement Initiatives (SII) in the Pharmacy area. The primary focus will be developing therapeutic formularies for key pharmaceutical product lines both at a Divisional and Corporate level.
Develop additional new products and processes for Divisional and/or Company Standardization.
Contribute information to the Streetwise Database specific for Pharmacy.
Develop special projects as necessary.
Maintain effective communications with corporate and division management, CRM/FRC personnel, and facility management.
Develop working relationship with various Pharmacy subject matter experts, both at division and facility level.
Identify best practices and trends in the Pharmaceutical industry, divisions and facilities, while suggesting/implementing activities in Supply Chain to enhance operations.
Contribute to a monthly written communication for the Supply Chain Services Newsletter that highlights activity in the Pharmaceutical arena.
Participate in all Division SCM activities, including conference calls for large and small groups, and various group presentations as necessary.
Assist in developing key Pharmacy business process models to be implemented within the Division or HCA.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Demonstrate leadership skills.
Demonstrate organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proficient in the use of spreadsheet and word-processing applications.
Ability to utilize distributor data for reviewing Division purchase trends
Functional working knowledge of hospital pharmacy activities, P &T committee, and product management.
Ability to create enthusiasm for new programs and different approaches to existing programs.
Demonstrate quality improvement competencies.
Understanding of utilization and productivity in a variety of clinical settings.
- B.S. in Pharmacy required; Pharm.D., MBA, or MS, preferred
- More than 5 years pharmacy utilization and/ or director level operation's experience required.
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - Licensed pharmacist
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS - Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 25 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.
Director Of Pharmacy Services Opportunity In Illinois (10332)
Interim and Permanent Director of Pharmacy Services Opportunity in Illinois
- Active Illinois Pharmacy license a must.
- 7 + years management experience in an Acute Short-term care facility setting.
- BS Required PharmD preferred
- Ability to lead and motivate others
- Have a self-motivated and confident approach.
- Professionally mature and energetic individual.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.
Compensation and Benefits
- The opportunity offers a highly competitive compensation package in a very desirable location.
- The selected Interim Director of Pharmacyselected will receive a weekly lucrative salary;
- As interim director, all living expenses will be covered including housing, rental car, travel/airfare, and per diem.
- Other benefits are also available.
- The position may become permanent at the Interim candidate’s discretion.
- If the permanent position is chosen the Director of Pharmacy Services will have a relocation package available in addition to a comprehensive benefits package.
- All accommodation costs during the phone and on-site interview process are covered by the client.
If you are interested in this great leadership opportunity, please apply now or contact us for more information.
Division Director Of Clinical Pharmacy Services
♦ Division Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Supply Chain (DDCP) ♦
Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust (an affiliate of HCA – Hospital Corporation of America).
More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to realize the value of the industry's only truly committed and aligned GPO (group purchasing organization). The result? Immediate and sustainable supply cost advantages - savings superior to any other purchasing alliance - by double digits.
All of this is accomplished by hiring committed professionals, like you!
1.Ethics: HealthTrust adheres to a strict code of conduct and requires the same of its affiliates.
2.Sustainability: HealthTrust is a seven-time recipient of the Champion for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, actively encouraging and enabling ecologically responsible purchasing.
3.Integrity and Culture: Valuing transparency, HealthTrust holds its leaders, employees, and suppliers to high-integrity business and purchasing practices.
As the DDCP, reporting to the Division Director of Pharmacy, you will lead clinical pharmacy activities within HCA facilities for the HealthTrust Far West Division (Las Vegas and parts of California), to include execution of the following deliverables: clinical initiatives that impact drug utilization, clinical education and staff development, management of appropriate drug utilization, drug spend analysis, and quality improvement programs.
You will partner with facility Directors of Pharmacy, Corporate Quality Department, and Facility Clinical Coordinators/Pharmacists;
Develop and oversee standardized clinical pharmacy program for division/facilities;
Develop annual clinical pharmacy business plan in conjunction with clinical pharmacy group that ensures positive patient outcomes and appropriate drug utilization;
Analyze drug spend trends to identify areas of opportunity and implement appropriate use/development of protocols and guidelines;
Oversight/guidance regarding JCAHO, CMS, NQSF and FDA standards.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas features an extremely reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing, to utilities, to groceries, as compared to most major cities across the country;
The Las Vegas heat is manageable. Because it is a desert environment, the humidity levels are often less than 5 to 10 percent, making a huge impact during the warmest days;
Outdoor Recreation – hiking, rock climbing, and even snow-skiing are within an hour's drive at Red Rock Canyon, Valley of Fire State Park, and Mt. Charleston – the Grand Canyon and Zions National Park are within a 2-3 hour's drive;
Unique Arts and Culture – amazing restaurants, a monthly downtown Art Walk, the Mob Museum and the Neon Museum, or, for a more traditional cultural center, the Smith Center features Broadway shows and the Las Vegas Philharmonic.
WHY WORK AT HEALTHTRUST?
To attract the best talent, HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k) plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based on years of service and vesting);
Generous annual incentive bonus program;
Professional growth and advancement opportunities;
A network of other highly skilled professionals to work and collaborate with across sister facilities and multiple divisions.
Demonstrated experience forming relationships and maintaining professional partnerships with key stakeholders;
Residency Training or BCPS certification preferred;
5-10 years experience as a Clinical Pharmacist in a hospital setting;
Current Pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy;
Previous experience as a clinical coordinator or director in large, complex facility preferred.
Director Pharmacy Ops, Mail Services - Cypress
As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, with better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
The Director of Pharmacy Operations will be responsible for managing a staff of 250 FTEs in a high volume automated production environment. This Director will have oversight of this staff and activities and be responsible for strategic planning, development and implementation of operating plans on large scale business initiatives.
Manage day to day operational activities of mail services to effectively achieve service and profit expectations
Work collaboratively with VP Mail Services to successfully and seamlessly deliver to customers exceptional pharmacy services
Ensure compliance to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all standards of professional practice
Function as a resource and mentor to other members of the management team, with responsibility to develop the direct staff
Responsible for implementing quality and cost improvement programs through lean Six Sigma, Kaizen and constraints management principles and drive successful business excellence programs for mail services
Other assigned projects and activities as necessary
5 years of experience directly managing operations including large staff
Experience in managed care or mail order operations
Experience executing / implementing initiatives across business segments
Experience managing in a highly regulated industry (as an example an industry like pharmaceutical manufacturing that is regulated by the FDA)
Knowledge of and experience with implementing continuous improvement programs
Pharmacist license in California
Six Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt
OptumRx is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.
If you're ready to talk about groundbreaking interactions, let's talk about what happens when a firm that touches millions of lives decides to gather results from millions of prescriptions every month and analyze their impact. Let's talk about smart, motivated teams. Let's talk about more effective and affordable health care solutions. This is caring. This is great chemistry. This is the way to make a difference. We're doing all this, and more, through a greater dedication to our shared values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance.
OptumRx is an empowering place for people with the flexibility to help create change. Innovation is part of the job description. And passion for improving the lives of our customers is a motivating factor in everything we do. In the largest and most personal sense, your impact can be greater than even you thought at OptumRx.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Pharmacy Services Director
Our Mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ
Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.
Plans, directs, and monitors all financial, operational, professional, and clinical activities of the department. Implements Policies and Procedures that ensure the pharmacy department provides optimal pharmaceutical services that meet all legal, accreditation, and certification requirements. Ensures that all pharmacy staff is currently licensed /certified/ registered and have adequate Continuing Education credits. Develops competence assessment programs that ensure all pharmacy staff performs all duties and responsibilities with utmost efficiency and safety, as well as complies with all applicable policies, procedures and standards of Florida Hospital Tampa and Adventist Health Systems. Provide hospital staff with timely information relative to new drugs, policies and standards of care that relate to medication use/safety. Keep current with State regulations regarding the practice of Pharmacy and implements changes as necessary to maintain compliance.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Competency in Microsoft products, database management and working knowledge of pharmacy technology
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and adapt easily to change
Demonstrated excellent time management skills
Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
Proven personnel leadership skills including: Supervision, Personnel Practices, Interviewing skills, and employee development
Familiarity with Budget Projections, Trend Analysis and Accounting Systems
Demonstrated ability to communicate through written and spoken media
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy with a Bachelor's of Pharmacy.
Doctor of Pharmacy.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
ASHP accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Licensed as a registered pharmacist in the state of Florida.
Licensed as a consultant pharmacist in the state of Florida.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Director Pharmacy Services (Vancouver, WA, US)
PeaceHealth is seeking a Director Pharmacy Services for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of Variable.
Req ID: 159514
Directs, controls and is accountable for Pharmacy Services. Develops long and short term business strategies, operational plans and oversees implementation.
Manages the design, structure, development and planning issues within scope of direction. Responsible for quality, service and regulatory compliance for areas of responsibility. Responsible for directing and coordinating all pharmacy activities including the purchase, receipt, storage, compounding and dispensing of pharmaceuticals and ensuring that the pharmacy provides optimal services, meets all legal, accreditation and certification requirements and complies with all applicable policies, procedures, codes and standards of the organization.
Provide leadership for operational effectiveness, personnel management and fiscal accountability for areas of responsibility. Develop, implement and monitor operating and capital budgets.
Accountable for meeting budgetary and operational targets. May have oversight for multiple locations and divisions of pharmacy including Hospital, Clinic and Pharmacy Benefit for caregivers.
Develop annual objectives including goals and strategies for department. Creates and monitors infrastructure, systems, processes and standards to achieve desired results.
Direct purchasing, storage, distribution and charge/crediting of drug products. Responsible for overseeing the design, implementation and management of a safe and effective medication use system.
Ensures medication systems incorporate continuous improvement methodologies in order to operate effectively across the entire continuum of care. Responsible for developing plans for the continued operation of medication-use systems and for the provision of pharmaceutical services during emergencies and disasters. Ensure continued compliance with all national, state and local regulations related to medications and their use.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with leadership and caregivers system-wide. Support implementation of strategic initiatives and decisions.
Participates as an active member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee and assures that all medication related processes, policies, and practices are reviewed and communicated.
Ensure the presence of an on-going quality improvement program and champions the continuous improvement process for all areas within scope and span of control.
Directs recruitment, training, development and evaluation of staff.
Ensure regulatory compliance for all areas of responsibility.
Collaborate with other pharmacy leadership system-wide to support quality delivery of pharmacy services. Collaborate with peers to develop drug-utilization and formulary initiatives that optimize therapeutic outcomes and ensure the use of cost-effective pharmacotherapy.
Pharmacist-In-Charge (PIC) responsibilities as prescribed by State regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS Required unless otherwise stated
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Pharmacy. Pharm.D, preferred.
Master's degree required or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the incumbent with the requisite knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the job.
Minimum of 7 years of hospital pharmacy experience.
Minimum of 5 years of management experience required.
Current State Pharmacist license in the state in which the caregiver will be working.
Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proficient use of computers including MS Office applications.
Strong customer service and results focus.
Strong math and analytical skills.
Ability to motivate and coach staff, promote ongoing learning and lead improvement activities.
Ability to prioritize workloads and work independently.
Ability to work cohesively and collaboratively with other leadership and caregivers at all levels of the organization.
Demonstrated leadership ability is required.
SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.
In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!
Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.
Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
Shift Length: Variable
Work Type: Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Pharmacist - Washington
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Pharmacy Services || Full Time || OTHER ANCILLARY SVCS
Assistant Director Pharmacy - Pharmacy Procurement And Logistics
Using both operation and clinical management skills, the Assistant Director for Pharmacy Procurement and Logistics will coordinate the development, implementation and measurement of pharmacy services to improve patient care while maintaining fiscally responsible processes.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
a.Directs the activities of the inventory control system and completes ongoing monitoring of inventory and entries into the system.
b.Utilizes management reporting to monitor service levels including inventory turnover and cost of inventory.
c.Plans, develops and manages all policies and processes related to pharmacy inventory control in collaboration with enterprise Supply Chain Management.
d.Identifies and proposes practical solutions to technical, professional, personnel or procedural problems affecting daily workflow.
e.Optimizes inventory systems to ensure medication availability and minimizes medication expiration.
f.Monitors financials and other pertinent statistics, such as INR, RNI, cycle count, inventory variance and expired medication reports.
g.Collaborates with pharmacy caregivers to identify systematic approaches to improve work efficiency and effectiveness with a focus on continuous improvement methodology.
a.Work in partnership with the Pharmacy Information Technology team to:
i.Review technology solutions for pharmacy workflow
ii.Development of products with external vendors
iii.Implement new technologies to support pharmacy initiatives
a.Provide direct oversight for a team consisting of pharmacy buyers, material coordinators, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy material handlers.
b.Responsible for conducting performance evaluations, disciplinary action, and caregiver development.
c.Responsible for recruitment, onboarding, and training pharmacy team members.
- Committee Participation:
oCCHS Buyers Committee
oCCHS Pharmacy Operations Committee
oOther committees as assigned
Director On-call shifts
Facility maintenance and regulatory compliance
Education of staff, residents, and pharmacy students
Preceptor (IPPE and APPE students, PGY1 Residents, HSPA Residents)
Adjunct Professor for NEOMED College of Pharmacy
The Assistant Director for Pharmacy Procurement and Logistics will report to the Director of 340B and Supply Chain.
Conceptualizes, plans, implements and directs the provisions of pharmaceutical care throughout specific assigned service areas and patient care locations. Responsible for one of the following: Managing leaders within Pharmacy, independently leading a Pharmacy location or designated as the Responsible Pharmacist.
Coordinates all health care providers involved in the medication use system and delivery of pharmaceutical care, ensuring consistent application throughout the organization.
Provides management of the Drug Distribution Process.
Effectively utilizes all personnel resources to assure that quality pharmacy services are provided with regards to accuracy and efficiency.
Develops, facilitates and, as needed, coordinates the implementation of specific operational and clinical initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
- Advanced degree -- PharmD., Master's of Science degree, or Master's of Business Administration degree -- a preferably residency-trained.
- A minimum of 5 years in an equivalent role within a health system environment may offset the advanced degree requirement.
- Current State licensure as a Registered Pharmacist (RPh) or eligible for reciprocation in current State within 90 days of hire.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
A minimum of four years of pharmacy experience required inclusive of 2 years of leadership experience.
Experience in a large tertiary care academic medical center preferred.
Demonstrated record of innovation and excellence within respective area of pharmacy practice management.
Active in local, state and national pharmacy professional organizations.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Normal physical demands include a high degree of dexterity to produce materials on a PC, normal or corrected vision, extensive sitting for prolonged periods of time, ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone and in person.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Director Of Pharmacy
Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust. Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Director of Pharmacy to put into practice sustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transform patient care and the communities we support.
More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes across healthcare operations.
HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers improve performance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices. This is accomplished by hiring professionals like you!
A seven-time recipient of a "Champion for Change" award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust actively encourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fully embracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.
Memorial Health – Savannah, GA
Savannah is highly known for its manicured parks, southern cuisine, antebellum architecture, and one of the largest National Historic Landmark districts in the country.
Named one of the "world's friendliest cities" by Condé Nast Traveler.
Savannah's neighborhoods are full of character – from historic to hip depending on your individual taste.
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
Very competitive benefits package with 100% 401(k) matching.
Tuition Reimbursement program for individuals seeking higher education.
Generous annual incentive bonus program.
Professional growth and advancement.
Network of other highly skilled Pharmacy Directors to work and collaborate with across sister facilities and multiple divisions.
Job Summary – Plans, organizes, controls, and supervises activities in hospital pharmacy according to hospital policies, standards of practice of the profession, and State and Federal laws. Recommends innovations in the practice and function of the hospital pharmacy to Administration and carries out mutually agreed upon programs.
Supervisor – Division Director of Pharmacy
Supervises – All Pharmacy Personnel
Duties (included but not limited to):
Establishes quality improvement, fiscal, productivity, and patient satisfaction goals and objectives in conjunction with upper management.
Supervises the maintenance and dissemination of drug information through in-service education of hospital personnel, consultation with patients, hospital staff, and medical staff.
Actively assists staff pharmacists in the discharge of routing duties as necessary.
Directs the activities of and provides professional and technical guidance to pharmacy personnel.
Exercises professional judgment in imparting therapeutic and drug information to patients and health professionals.
Communicates the Hospital and Mission and Philosophy to department employees and integrates with departmental operations.
Provides leadership to new program development, implementation and evaluation. Acts as a consultant in areas of expertise.
Anticipates the needs and issues of customers/suppliers in order to insure effective departmental operations and/or meet their needs.
Promotes teamwork among staff, peers, physicians, and others.
Promotes multi-disciplinary teamwork in order to meet the organization's goals and objectives.
Is responsible for department planning, goals, and objectives that are consistent with the Hospital and Pharmacy Shared Services.
Provides leadership to the department through effective organization, direction of activities, and appropriate delegation of functions.
Maintains appropriate controls of department functions to insure smooth, effective operations.
Continuously evaluates the quality of services and/or products provided to the department's customers.
Monitors and assists with the collection, documentation, and reporting of quality assessment and improvement data.
Ensures that department is in compliance with JCAHO requirements, Drug Enforcement Administration, State Board of Pharmacy, hospital policies and procedures, and other Federal and State regulations.
Ensures that department is in compliance with all applicable safety and security practices, infection control policies, fire and safety and disaster planning.
Is responsible for development and implementation of Department specific policy and procedures.
Establishes job performance standards, functions, responsibilities and the qualifications of department employees.
Is responsible for the effective recruitment, selection, orientation, promotion, evaluation, retention and termination of department employees.
Determines the competence of department employees.
Routinely assesses departmental education needs and provides the appropriate learning experiences, ie. on the job training, workshop, inservices, etc.
Actively participates in Hospital committees, task forces, projects, and provides leadership as assigned.
Represents Hospital and Pharmacy Shared Services through active participation in outside activities and organizations. Practice and adhere to the Code of Conduct philosophy and Mission and Value Statement.
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledgeable and proficient in the legal responsibilities of the pharmacist to the facility and all state and federal laws and regulations governing pharmacy services.
Knowledge of pathophysiology, interpretation of diagnostic criteria, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics as well as the use and application of new medications and technology.
Problem solving ability and analytical thinking required.
Organization – Proactively prioritized needs and effectively manages resources.
Communication – Able to communicate verbally and written clearly and effectively to other health care providers including pharmacists, physicians and nurses. Fosters team environment by providing clinical education, support, training to staff members. Able to effectively participate on interdisciplinary teams and committees.
Leadership – Guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering quality services.
Customer orientation – Establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations. Able to work with diverse work force.
Policies and Procedures – Articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems.
PC Skills – Experience using computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and pharmacy information systems required.
Financial management – Applies tools and processes to successfully manage drug cost budget. Able to direct cost- effective drug therapy via clinical protocols.
Project management – Able to assess work activities and allocate resources appropriately. Able to work independently and handle stress appropriately.
Tactical execution – Able to develop policies and procedures for pharmaceutical services.
- B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
- Minimum of 2 years supervisory or leadership experience preferred.
Current Pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy.
Current Consultant Pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy.
With Parallon & Hospital leadership approval, incumbents relocating from another State will be given 6-months to obtain State licensure and Consultant license (if applicable) for the State in which the facility I located. During this timeframe, the DOP will only participate in administrative functions and another licensed pharmacist will be given responsibility as the hospital's Pharmacist in Charge and Consultant Pharmacist (if applicable).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Walking or standing for long periods of time (4-8 hours) often necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasionally is subject to irregular hours and occasional work pressure due to multiple calls, tasks and inquiries.
CRITICAL DEMANDS - Ability to work independently and handle stress appropriately. Ability to work, cooperatively with other members of HCA, hospital and pharmacy staff. Ability to handle multiple tasks, and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule. Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns. Fosters a team environment by providing orientation and training to directors of pharmacy and pharmacy staff. Ability to communicate effectively verbal and written. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
OSHA CATEGORY – The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids. Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.
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