• Director Pharmacy Services

    Job ID
    2018-62083
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Pharmacy
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Methodist Hospital Sacramento
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    SACRAMENTO
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Varied
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Established in 1973, Methodist Hospital is a full-service community hospital committed to providing excellence in health care for residents living in Sacramento's southern suburbs, including Laguna, Elk Grove and Galt. For additional information about Methodist Hospital, please visit us at methodistsacramento.org. Methodist Hospital is part of Dignity Health- a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health and primary care clinics. In the Sacramento area, Dignity Health operates Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Woodland Memorial Hospital and Mercy Medical Group (a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation). Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:
     
    Responsible to provide strong 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 care.
    • 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 recent experience as a Pharmacist in an acute care setting. Minimum of three (3) years of recent pharmacy management experience.
    Licensure: 
    • Registered Pharmacist license. Oversight for an acute care facility requires licensure in the state in which you practice.

    Preferred: 

    • Strong leadership in Acute Care Hospital setting along with Skilled Nursing Facility leadership experience.
    • Hands on Pharmacist in Charge

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