Director Inpatient Pharmacy

Kaiser Permanente   •  

Downey, CA

Industry: Patient Care


Less than 5 years

Posted 301 days ago

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Description: Under the general direction of the Pharmacy Leader, is responsible for the management of all aspects of Inpatient Pharmacy Services at one or multiple locations. Ensures compliance with Federal and State laws, regulations and standards regarding the provision of pharmaceutical services, Divisional Pharmacy objectives, policies, and procedures. Assists the Pharmacy Leader with the development and implementation of strategic initiatives. Performs other duties as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists the Pharmacy Leader with the development and implementation of CA Division pharmacy strategic initiatives which are designed to enhance quality, improve member service and enhance cost effectiveness.
  • Provides leadership and direction to pharmacy department supervision, lead personnel and staff including hiring, evaluating and coaching.
  • Develops a team of professionals who plan and implement departmental goals and objectives.
  • Administers all departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of capital and operating budgets.
  • Ensures that the department(s) business plan integrates with the Service Area and CA Division Pharmacy Services Business Plan Accountable for department(s) fiscal outcomes.
  • Works in collaboration with providers, department heads, Pharmacy Service Manager, and Pharmacy Leader to implement quality management programs.
  • Accountable for location(s) pharmacy's quality, service and fiscal outcomes.
  • Responsible for Inpatient Pharmacy activities, performance measurements, and regulatory compliance with Federal and State laws, regulations, standards, TJC, OSHA, Divisional &Departmental policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and/or approves the bi-weekly payroll, and monitors personnel utilization in accordance with the operating budget or workload requirements.
  • Responsible for personnel management activities (e.g. recruits, hires, trains and evaluates, and/or terminates subordinate exempt and hourly personnel.)
  • May coordinate Inpatient Pharmacy Services and/or Home Infusion Pharmacy Services within a Service Area.
  • Patient Safety: Accountable to promote an organizational culture of safety and ensure appropriate patient safety standards and guidelines are implemented consistently in the delivery of health care to our patients, including but not limited to: TJC, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog. See Patient Safety Management Accountabilities Addendum for job specific accountabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of supervisory/management experience (in a comparable pharmaceutical setting)
  • Degree in pharmacy.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Licensure as a pharmacist in California.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated self-initiative and innovation , and the ability to collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage professionals and others through influence and collaboration in single and/or multiple pharmacies.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable state and federal pharmacy regulations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge Inpatient pharmacy operations, including professional, legal, business and public relations aspects.
  • Ability to lead and work as a member of a professional team.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pharm.D (preferred) degree in Pharmacy.

Job Number: 673849