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Director of Pharmacy

Oak Valley Hospital District Oakdale, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Responsible for the directing and administrative coordination of the Pharmacy departmental functions as assigned. Participates in the Oak Valley Hospital District (OVHD) management team in planning, policy formation, and decision making related to daily operations.

1. Develops, implements and evaluates standards of care and/or service to assure standards are consistent with the OVHD mission, values and strategic plans. Continually searches for opportunities to improve services provided.

2. Complies with local, state and federal law and regulatory requirements and assures standards are consistent with accepted professional and community practices. Interprets and enforces state/Federal Pharmacy law.

3. Collaborates with other department heads to assure the smooth integration of services

  1. Assures department/unit representation on multidisciplinary task forces/committees, as requested.

  1. Submits accurate and timely status reports to senior management and OVHD committees, as required.

  1. Responsible for department performance improvement program. Communicates, supports, implements and monitors interventions and documents outcomes.

  1. Provides clinical and distributive services as required.

  1. Responsible for Pharmacy Department budget and financial goals while maintaining level of service.

The following are unit-specific accountabilities

  1. Oversees medication use evaluation process and coordinates reporting of adverse drug reactions.

Minimum Education:
Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program preferred
Graduate from an accredited college of Pharmacy

Minimum Experience/Skills:
Minimum three (3) years’ hospital pharmacy director/management experience preferred
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
Computer experience preferred
Demonstrated successful experience in budget preparation/operation
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations

Registered Pharmacist – California

Physical Demands:
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 50 pounds
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly

Vision Requirements:
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties

Working Conditions:
Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
Emergency and crisis situations
Subject to irregular hours
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries
Occasional exposure to radiation hazards, radioactive substances and biohazard material


Oak Valley Hospital District

Why Work Here?

Fantastic benefits, 15.9% pension, incredible culture!

A little about us, with over 600 employees and in a growth mode, Oak Valley Hospital District is a full service, non-profit public hospital created to provide residents of Oakdale and the surrounding rural communities, with access to superior quality medical care. We also operate four community health centers providing primary care medical services and plan to expand this business as well. As an organization we take care of nearly 90,000 patients a year.


Oakdale, CA