Director, Hospital Pharmacy Services in Seattle, WA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Children Hospital seattle   •  

Seattle, WA 98160

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


5 - 7 years

Posted 35 days ago

As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America's best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it's delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community.

- Director, Hospital Pharmacy Services -

As a key member of the Seattle Children's leadership team, the Director, Hospital Pharmacy Services embodies our values and demonstrates leadership qualities to effectively serve the organization's mission, vision, strategic plan, and culture. Fulfills the state's / licensing board's requirement of "pharmacist-in-charge," "responsible manager," etc. for inpatient hospital pharmacy and its associated licensed locations (hospital pharmacy associated clinics, health care entities, etc.). Responsible for oversight of all aspects of the medication use process for all areas of responsibility (i.e., procurement / purchasing, distribution / production, clinical / cognitive services, inventory / formulary management, investigational drug services) financial performance, quality and safety, staff and customer engagement, and strategic planning, while ensuring compliance with applicable state and federal regulations / laws / statutes / programs (i.e., 340B, USP). Establishes favorable contracts with pharmacy practice-related vendors, wholesalers, and suppliers. . Serves as a key leader within pharmacy to drive program development and growth, quality and safety, operational excellence, resource stewardship, and financial performance. Maintains strong knowledge of current industry best practices in pharmacy operations and clinical practice / pharmaceutical care models, Collaborates with key leaders and the care team to establish, maintain, monitor, report, and improve operational and quality key performance indicators. Leads and supports continuous improvement and innovation activities.


Required Education/Experience:

- Graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

- Seven (7) years progressive pharmacy management experience in a hospital environment and/or healthcare system.

- Four years hospital pharmacist experience.

Required Credentials:

- Licensed by the Washington State Pharmacy Department of Health as a pharmacist


- MHA, MBA or equivalent

- Doctor of Pharmacy degree

- Completion of ASHP accredited PGY2 Residency in Pharmacy Administration.

- Pharmacy practice experience in a pediatric setting

Valid Through: 2019-11-4