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.
CONTINUING EDUCATION & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
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
IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
Government rules and regulations around disposal of meds
Experience in going through 1-2 joint commissions
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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