Director of Pharmacy
ABPS (American Business Personnel Services, Inc.) - Bremerton, WA

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Experienced Director of Pharmacy Needed!!!

Highly Competitive Salary (based on experience), Relocation Compensation Available

Under administrative direction, assesses, plans develops, implements, and evaluates pharmacy services with 24 - hr responsibility for total department management. Controls, monitors, and manages all professional, technical, and financial aspects of department operations. Directs, establishes, and plans the overall policies and goals for a hospital's pharmacy services. Maintains contact with other department heads, medical staff, and nursing staff to determine needs, resolve problems, improve processes and promote effective drug therapy.

Pharmacy degree or MS Pharmacy or B.S. Pharmacy with equivalent experience, MBA desirable but not required or a combination of education and directly related work experience.

Must have a current Washington State Pharmacist License and maintain BCLS certification.

Yearly requirement for 15 hours of ACPE (Accredited College of Pharmacy education) continuing education;

Annual mandated in-services as required for management staff

Age Specific continuing competency requirements:
Yearly re-assessment of pharmaceutical skills for pediatric, geriatric, renal, and chronic pain patients

Five years recent hospital pharmacy supervisory experience.

Thorough knowledge of rules, regulations, policies, and laws pertaining to the preparation, storage, procurement use, and disposal of medications in the practice of Pharmacy for the State of Washington

Knowledge of and ability to apply new medications and technology

Knowledge of JCAHO and other accreditation requirements

Knowledge of effective management techniques

Demonstrated ability to effectively participate on interdisciplinary teams and committees

Competency in leadership

Ability to collaborate with other health care providers and leaders

Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally with patients, other health care providers, and leaders

Ability to coordinate multiple projects at one time

Ability to independently analyze situations, including market and business trends, recognize problems, search out pertinent facts, reach conclusions, and make recommendations, and implement solutions

EMR Implementation

Organization re-structure

Budget management

Government rules and regulations around disposal of meds

Experience in going through 1-2 joint commissions

Team Builder

Recruitment and working with people

Business acumen, but good with people

Combination of in/outpatient 70/30 mix but the job will be 90/10 mix

Success in working with physicians

Working with smart pumps and PCA pumps

Recently updated pharmacy - refining and expanding we want to be automated

CPOE in 2010

We are going to bar coding

Work with an assistant director

People supervised 50 FTEs coming in to a pharmacy leadership team

Position reports to Chief Nursing Officer

Pharmacy has automated dispensing cabinets which are MedSelect and MeKesson carousel automation

Interest in pursuing the implementation of a pharmacy residency program

KEYWORDS: Pharmacy, Pharmacist, Director, Hospital, Clinical, Staff Pharmacist, Pharmacist in Charge, Pharmacy Manager, Director of Pharmacy, DOP, PIC

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