Director Pharmacy Services

Dignity Health   •  

Folsom, CA

Industry: Healthcare IT

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5 - 7 years

Posted 374 days ago

Responsibilities

Position Summary: 

Responsible to provide leadership, direction, and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients, improve outcomes and mitigate risk. Leads and creates the annual Operating and Capital Budgets, implements System/Region, Hospital/Department, Strategic/Operational initiatives including but not limited to new services/programs, revenue enhancement, expense reduction, managed care utilization systems, and inpatient and ambulatory strategies. .

  • Provides leadership, direction, mentorship, and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to provide pharmacy care to patients and improve outcomes. Assures departmental competency and compliance to all regulatory, accreditation and hospital standards of care.
  • Creates and reinforces a service culture based on the principles of continuous quality improvement. Empowers staff to create structures and processes that assures cost effective and safe utilization of drug supplies and pharmacy staff time.
  • Leads and creates the annual operating and capital budgets, implementation of strategic/operational initiatives including but not limited to new services/programs, revenue enhancement, expense reduction, managed care utilization systems, and inpatient and ambulatory strategies for pharmacy care
  • Partners with colleagues and communicates that pharmaceutical care is an integral component of the integrated health care delivery network and functions as a regular member of the multi-disciplinary care team. This includes the evolution of a pharmacy continuum of care that emphasizes keeping the member well; but covers the member through all episodes of sickness and recovery

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies; ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.
  • Understanding of the need to carefully evaluate the impact of emerging business situations and choose the best path forward and ability to select and assertively communicate actions and activities that maximize organization performance.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy responsibilities, logistics, and procedures; ability to apply this knowledge when managing pharmacy operations in order to achieve high performance and reach strategic goals.
  • Knowledge of organization's budget process and ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local healthcare related laws and regulations; ability to comply with these in healthcare practices and activities.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting. Minimum of three (3) years of pharmacy management experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is required. 
  • Registered Pharmacist license. Oversight for an acute care facility requires licensure in the state in which you practice.

PreferredRequirements:

  • Advanced or Master's degreepreferred (e.g., Pharm.D.)

Job ID 2017-38475