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  • Director Pharmacy

    Job ID
    2018-58277
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Pharmacy
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Sierra Nevada Memorial
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    GRASS VALLEY
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Varied
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50 years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958, including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006. SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library. The library features continuing and medical education for healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes, cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition, we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care physicians on our active and associate medical staff.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:
     
    Responsible to provide leadership, direction, and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to reduce harm to patients, improve outcomes and mitigate risk. Leads and creates the annual Operating and Capital Budgets, implements System/Region, Hospital/Department, Strategic/Operational initiatives including but not limited to new services/programs, revenue enhancement, expense reduction, managed care utilization systems, and inpatient and ambulatory strategies.
     
    Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
    • Provides leadership, direction, mentorship, and supportive resources regarding day-to-day operations of the pharmacy department to provide pharmacy care to patients and improve outcomes. Assures departmental competency and compliance to all regulatory, accreditation and hospital standards of ca
    • Creates and reinforces a service culture based on the principles of continuous quality improvement. Empowers staff to create structures and processes that assures cost effective and safe utilization of drug supplies and pharmacy staff time.
    • Leads and creates the annual operating and capital budgets, implementation of strategic/operational initiatives including but not limited to new services/programs, revenue enhancement, expense reduction, managed care utilization systems, and inpatient and ambulatory strategies for pharmacy care
    • Partners with colleagues and communicates that pharmaceutical care is an integral component of the integrated health care delivery network and functions as a regular member of the multi-disciplinary care team. This includes the evolution of a pharmacy continuum of care that emphasizes keeping the member well; but covers the member through all episodes of sickness and recovery

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience: 
    • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy is required. Advanced or Master's degree preferred (e.g., Pharm.D.) .
    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of pharmacy management experience.
    Licensure: 
    • Registered Pharmacist license.
    • Oversight for an acute care facility requires licensure in the state in which you practice.

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