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DIRECTOR PHARMACY

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 105586
Job Family: Director/AVP (Dept Head)
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053139605-Pharmacy

Overview

 

Job Summary

Directs, plans, organizes, and manages the pharmacy operations and services for a hospital that includes 637 beds and employing a full-time equivalent pharmacy staff of nearly 100 FTE's. The pharmacy operations may include multiple pharmacies and involve the management of remote order entry services for multiple facilities.

 

Essential Functions

• Maintains the Pharmacy scope of practice appropriate for the organization's primary functions.

• Oversees staffing to ensure safe patient care.

• Achieves goals on an annual basis supporting the organization's strategic plan.

• Collaborates with other departments to ensure that services are appropriate.

• Manages the drug formulary.

• Assists in preparing annual budget and performs monthly budget variance reviews for the 

Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Pharmacy.

• Interprets and administers HR policies.

• Ensures that appropriate pharmacy policies and procedures are written and reviewed and are 

aligned with the Enterprise Pharmacy policies and procedures. 

• Ensures pharmacy services are compliant with regulatory standards.

• Develops policies and procedures to promote safe and effective use of medication. 

• Coordinates performance improvement and quality activities of the Pharmacy Department.

• Plans new or revised services based on innovation, technology, or regulatory changes.

• Submits a monthly KPI including expense variances and performance improvement reports to 

appropriate committees.

 

Education, Training, and Experience

Bachelor's degree in pharmacy or a PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy required. 

Master's Degree preferred. Four years of experience in a similar position and/or an American 

Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency plus five years supervisory 

experience required.

 

Other Job Requirements, Licenses, Certifications

License to practice as a pharmacist in the state of operation or eligible for reciprocity is required. 

Knowledge of health care finance and management required. Knowledge of all laws and regulations 

affecting the practice of pharmacy required. Knowledge of pharmacy and its related subdisciplines, 

knowledge of formulary development, drug utilization, and quality assurance, proficient written and 

oral communication skills required.

 

Physical Requirements

Requires walking, standing, pushing carts of 50 pounds maximum, and lifting of 20 pounds maximum. 

Required to frequently stretch, bend, squat, or kneel to perform job. Utilizes appropriate personal, and

protective equipment (PPE) to minimize exposure to hazardous agents. Exposed to various 

conditions throughout the workday such as walking on hard surfaces, climbing stairs and changes in 

temperature and humidity.

 

Must be able to perform manipulative skills such as writing, typing, and data entry into the 

computer and automated dispensing machines. Must have use of both hands, be able to see 

clearly and read small type. Must be able to speak and be understood by others to 

communicate effectively. Must be able to hear normal sounds with moderate background 

noises.