Dir-Pharmacy Clinical Svcs

Multicare Health   •  

Tacoma, WA

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


8 - 10 years

Posted 28 days ago


The Director, Pharmacy Clinical Services is responsible for collaborating with Pharmacy and system leaders to develop system-wide strategies and priorities for pharmacy clinical programs. Leading operational aspects of pharmacy's clinical programs, coordination with other leaders and medical staff on service provision and outcomes, oversight of pharmacy-related educational activities with educational institutions, oversight of residency programs and ensuring staff competency are key elements of this position. Communications of key activities, outcomes, improvement are also responsibilities of this position. Work situations are varied requiring a strong pharmaceutical knowledge base, change management, problem solving, decision-making, data analysis, and leadership. Internal contacts include all leadership at all levels, medical staff, and staff. External contacts include physicians, competing organizations, vendors and professional organizations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 Strong pharmacotherapy knowledge and drug therapy age related competency

 Strong knowledge in performance improvement strategies and change management

 Knowledge of pharmacy cognitive billing requirements

 Knowledge of the principals of Information Management to effectively analyze data and make decisions

 Skilled in directing the work and activities of subordinates with the ability to effectively delegate

 Skill in providing leadership and in the mentoring of subordinates

Education and Experience

 Bachelor's degree in related field; Master's preferred

 Eligible for Washington State Pharmacist License

 Successful completion of an Accredited ASHP residency

 Board Certification through Board of Pharmacy Specialties

 8 years of relevant health system pharmacist experience

 5 years of experience in a manager or director capacity