Director of Pharmacy Services
Director of Pharmacy Services
Salary range - $100K-$225K
Horizon Healthcare Staffing is searching for a Director of Pharmacy Services for one of our hospital clients located in Manhattan, NY.
The Director of Pharmacy will formulate, plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the Pharmacy services and programs in a health care setting, promoting effective functioning and operations of inpatient, outpatient and satellite pharmacies in coordination with other professional and administrative disciplines. The Director of Pharmacy will support the Health System by ensuring efficient workflow at each site, identifying ways to optimize pharmacy financials, and setting systemwide goals. The Director of Pharmacy will act as a liaison between the facilities and Central Office, creating an environment that promotes growth, and leading pharmacy staff to perform within regulatory guidelines, company policies and procedures.
- Ensures that all pharmacy staff adheres to the laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to pharmacy practice.
- Directs pharmaceutical personnel with respect to compounding and dispensing of drugs in accordance with prescribed policies and standards and legal requirements, requisitioning and procurement of drugs and pharmaceutical supplies, inventory control and maintenance, storage of supplies and their issuance and maintenance of such controls and standards, orderliness and cleanliness of Pharmacy area, and inspection programs.
- Coordinates with facility Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Quality Officer to standardize business practices and implement business plans. Develops, recommends and implements pharmaceutical service programs consistent with the medication needs of the patients, including control and accountability of drug products throughout the health care setting.
- Formulates, develops, implements and directs clinical pharmacy activities involving the review and interpretation of all drug orders, maintenance of patient medication profiles and participation in direct patient care, and develops patient care evaluation programs relating to drug utilization and effectiveness.
- Establishes financial goals and prepares pharmacy budget based on systemwide initiatives and competitive business trends.
- Communicates and manages relationships across the system to promote staff engagement and offer support.
- Selects Pharmacy personnel, guides them in their performance, trains and reviews their performance, makes recommendations regarding the efficiency of department personnel (their performances, potential and development), and follows through in accordance with the Corporation’s policies and programs in personnel and labor relations on such matters as compensation, classification, training programs, discipline, employee morale, grievance resolution, etc.
- Assists staff in staying up to date with new programs and initiatives rolled out across the system.
- Works to maintain all pharmacy accreditations and ensure compliance.
- Additional duties assigned.
- Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy; and
- Possession of a valid New York State Pharmacy license; and
- Eight (8) years of satisfactory, full-time experience as a Licensed Practicing Pharmacist, of which at least four (4) years shall have been in an administrative, managerial and supervisory capacity in a Pharmacy in a hospital, health or medical care facility; and
- Ability to formulate, develop and implement pharmacy service programs and to direct and supervise pharmacy service personnel and staff activities; and
- Ability to work effectively with administrative staff, medical and nursing personnel, and to coordinate Pharmacy programs and activities throughout the facility;
- Possession of a Master’s degree in Hospital Pharmacy Administration or a related subject and six (6) years of satisfactory, full-time experience as a Licensed Pharmacist, of which at least two (2) years shall have been in an administrative, managerial and supervisory capacity in a Pharmacy in a hospital, health or medical care facility; and
- Meet requirements in (1), (2), (4) and (5) above; or
- A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) preferred
- Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills, required.
- Ability to formulate, develop and implement pharmacy service programs and to direct and supervise pharmacy service personnel and staff activities.
- Ability to work effectively with administrative staff, medical and nursing personnel, and to coordinate Pharmacy programs and activities throughout the facility.