The Director of Pharmacy is a contributing member of the hospital leadership team and is responsible for fostering and enhancing an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission and meet or exceed its goals. The Director of Pharmacy manages the medication use process through the planning, organization, management, and direction of the operations, clinical activities, and staff of the Pharmacy Department. Works together with other department heads, medical staff, and nursing staff to determine needs, resolve problems, improve processes, and promote effective drug therapy. The Director of Pharmacy will participate in Quality Assurance and act as chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Facilitates the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and critical pathways as approved by appropriate committees. Supports the pharmacy’s pharmaco-economic efforts. Reviews the use of targeted medications for compliance.
Licenses or Certifications
Licensure in good standing by the appropriate state pharmacy board required
Education, Training, and Experience
At least 5 years of experience as a hospital pharmacist
3 years of management/director experience
Experience serving as the Pharmacist in Charge ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulatory requirements
Why Work Here?Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) Hospital company with medical rehabilitation programs. Specializes in the treatment of medically complex patients who require individualized, interdisciplinary acute care for an extended recovery time.
Experienced Leadership, Teamwork, Corporate Pharmacy Leadership/Support, Patient Care focused culture