Director of Pharmacy

Less than 5 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17
Pascagoula, MS
Less than 5 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17

Position Overview
The Director of Pharmacy isresponsible for the overall direction of the department to meet patient and physician needs, and assures that the Pharmacy meets the standards of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the Joint Commission on Accreditation ofHealthcare Organizations, the CMS Conditions of Participation and the applicablelaws of the State of Mississippi.

Graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

Must be licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Pharmacy.

Three (3) years’ experience as a Staff Hospital Pharmacist. Previous experience in Pharmacy supervision preferred.

Physical Demands
Work is moderately active: involves sitting with frequent requirements to move about the office, move about the facility, and to travel to another facility within the SRHS service area.  Work involves exerting a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Work involves using repetitive motions: substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard copier and 10-key.

Work involves being able to perceive the nature of sound at normal speaking levels with or without correction; the ability to make fine discriminations in sound. Work requires close visual and acuity and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus, i.e. shift gaze from viewing a computer monitor to forms/printed material that are closer to compare data at close vision.

Must be able to work for extended periods of time without experiencing undue fatigue.  Must be able to work flexible hours. 
Mental Demands
Must demonstrate keen mental faculties/assessment and decision making abilities.  Must demonstrate superior communication/speaking/enunciation skills to receive and give information in person and by telephone.  Must demonstrate strong written and verbal  communication skills.  Must possess emotional stability conducive to dealing with high stress levels.  Must demonstrate ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in complex situations is required.  Must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills.  

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