Director of Pharmacy

Cardinal Health   •  

MA

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacists in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more.

Director of Pharmacy Remote Order Entry

Through our remote service, we serve acute-care hospitals, providing you an opportunity to practice hospital pharmacy outside of a hospital setting. Utilize your clinical skills – including monitoring, dosing and reviewing patient medication therapy – and leave the dispensing to the hospital. This unique approach to pharmacy operations results in flexible work schedules, a team environment and time for you to focus on what you do best – patient care.

Cardinal Health Remote Pharmacy Services is currently searching for a highly energetic and clinically oriented Director of Pharmacy to join our remote pharmacy team. The director of pharmacy is responsible for overseeing all operations within the Remote Pharmacy Services team. The director of pharmacy ensures that the pharmacy provides optimal services; meets all legal, accreditation, and certification requirements; and complies with all applicable policies, procedures, codes, and standards of the organization.

Accountabilities:

  • Implement policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of RPS services
  • Coordinate and integrate RPS services with client
  • Provide data reports to clients, staff, and Cardinal Health as necessary
  • Ensure sufficient number of qualified personnel to provide RPS services
  • Ensure RPS compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and standards of all agencies that license, accredit, or certify the RPS Team
  • Ensure that the RPS Team conducts business in accordance with accepted ethical and professional standards
  • Perform a biannual verification of staff licensure per licensure guidelines
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all information systems operated by the RPS Team
  • Oversee maintenance of Policy & Procedures database
  • Oversee maintenance of employee records (e.g. annual competencies, current licensure)
  • Monitor licensure reciprocation processes and technician certifications
  • Supervise the new hire process (e.g. interviews, Cardinal specific access)
  • Ensure client system access requirements are met for current and new users
  • Communicate with the RPS Team on a regular basis, including mandatory quarterly one on one sessions with each team member
  • Implement remote pharmacy services that comply with all regulatory requirements by developing policies and procedures and appropriate orientation, training, and education to staff that provide these services
  • Implement a process to ensure the collection of necessary client information (policies/procedures, formulary, protocols, clinical initiatives, etc.) designed to provide seamless continuum of care
  • Implement a process designed to continually update and educate staff (this should reflect continual interaction with client on process functions as well as clinical education of staff)
  • Implement a work environment standard of: making a positive first impression the priority; practicing professionalism; serving others from a team-centered approach; projecting a positive attitude; making excellence the goal
  • Implement a process designed to ensure that the RPS Team is operated efficiently with respect to staffing, space, resources, equipment, and profitability
  • Analysis of financial and workload information is required. Verbal and/or written reports on the findings, observations, and recommendations are expected
  • Implement a process designed to comply with HIPAA regulations
  • Provide Quality of Service Reviews and/or activity reports to clients, staff, and Cardinal Health as necessary
  • Strive to identify opportunities for new business lines/services or for cross-selling of existing lines/services
  • Conduct monthly client calls
  • Perform annual staff performance evaluations
  • Work with Lead Pharmacists to develop and meet MBOs
  • Ultimate responsibility for payroll entries for the staff including verification and monitoring of PTO

Qualifications:

  • Active pharmacy license(s) in state of residence as well as state of original licensure
  • Pharmacy Degree (B.S. or PharmD)
  • 1 to 5 years hospital experience with 3 to 5 years in a hospital management position, highly preferred
  • Management of a larger team (10+ employees), preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven P&L responsibility and results
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Knowledge and experience of a variety of pharmacy information systems, general knowledge of hospital pharmacy operations, ability to operate fax machines, telephones, copiers, electronic direct imaging systems, typing, effective communication skills, personnel management, quality management principles

Work Environment:

  • Office Environment: May require varied work schedule
  • Travel expectations up to 25%

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