Assistant Director, Pharmacy in New York, NY

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Northwell Health   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

Job Description

Assumes responsibility for department's activities in the absence of the Senior Director/Director/Associate Director, supervises the operations of the Pharmacy, collaborates with department leadership to establish work assignments, evaluate policies and procedures, coordinate inter-departmental and intra-departmental activities, coordinates inventory management and investigational drug activities, and performs related activities as assigned

Responsibilities Include:

Develops, implements, and enforces policies and procedures that promote safe, appropriate and cost-effective medication use consistent with all applicable federal/state/local laws, rules, and regulations, and in collaboration with organizational goals and objectives.*

Selects, develops, manages and evaluates direct reports; and oversees the selection, development, management and evaluation of indirect reports.

Ensures staff licensure and competency documentation is maintained in department files.

Promote effective communication by cascading organizational and departmental updates and initiatives to pharmacy team members.

Participates in all committees required by the organization and collaborates with other departments to identify the needs of the organization and the scope of pharmaceutical services required to meet those needs.

Leads and facilitates pharmacy team members in implementing and evaluating processes related to quality and performance improvement. Participates in organizational QI/PI committees.

Builds and maintains productive internal and external relationships to optimize operations and collaborates with other departments to develop pharmacy services.

Monitors medication dispensing, preparation and storage with respect to formulary, inventory, quality and regulatory management.

Manages pharmacy resources including operating budget, inventory, equipment, space, staff and clinical decision support tools.

Contributes to the advancement of the profession and of the department through attendance and/or presentations at local, state, and national meetings.*

Performs related duties, as required.


Master's Degree in Pharmacology, Pharmacy Science or related field OR Pharm.D. OR equivalent foreign graduate degree, required.Current license and registration to practice as a pharmacist in New York State, required.Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible related work experience to ensure familiarity with the clinical and administrative aspects of pharmacy practice, required. ASHP-accredited post-graduate residency training, preferred.

Valid Through: 2019-9-30