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Director Pharmacy
Columbus, OH

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$146,000 - $185,000 / yr


TITLE: Director Pharmacy
LOCATION: Columbus, Ohio

Are you considering a career change?
Looking for a smaller community(25K population), that offers a low cost of living(18% lower than US average) and plenty of activities in the area but is within an hour of a large city.
If so, an opportunity to work with an integrated health care system based in east central Ohio is looking for someone to join their team.
The system is a not-for-profit and has over 300 physicians and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the area.
The system is the largest provider in a six county region and a primary referral center.
It offers a higher level of service than what is typically found in a community of its size including open-heart surgery, trauma care, a Level II neonatal intermediate care unit, neurosurgery and
comprehensive cancer services.
They are proud of their rich history of serving the community and vow to continue the tradition of healing and caring with compassion, trust, innovation and excellence.
SUMMARY:
Plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the provision of pharmacy services to the Health System patients, employees, and medical staff.
Ensures compliancy with the Food and Drug Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, and as well to meet the standards of the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program.
Monitors and controls revenue and expense budgets, allocates and manages the human resources of the department, and is responsible for implementation of Medical Center policies, as well as development of departmental policies and procedures.
Provides for a safe and effective drug distribution system, a cost-effective pharmaceutical purchasing program, and for comprehensive dissemination of drug information to patients and staff.
SOME RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
-Maintains a close working relationship with the medical center administration, department heads, subordinates and medical staff.
-Makes projections concerning capital expenditures, revenues and expense budgets, workload statistics, and staffing patterns for review and approval by administration.
-Prepares financial reports, monitors revenues, expenses, workload and allocation of manpower.
-Facilitates and monitors quality assurance programs for the department.
-Represents the Health System in the formulation of bids and implementation of purchasing contracts for drugs.
-Manages departmental personnel through the processes of recruitment, interviewing, hiring, evaluation, counseling, and disciplinary activities.
-Strategically plans direction and growth for the department.
-Ensures that important processes and activities are measured, assessed, and improved systematically throughout the organization; participates in performance improvement activities; allocates adequate resources to support these activities; organizes staff training in methods of performance improvement; and reports relevant information to the Quality Office and the Safety Office.
-Directs and/or participates in education programs for pharmacy residents, students, interns and externs, as well as other members of the allied health care team.
-Establishes rates for provision of services rendered by the department, within the guidelines established by medical center administration.
-Represents the department, or appoints representatives from the department, to serve on the various health system and medical staff committees.
-Participates in professional organization work and effectively precepts students, interns and residents.
-Attends seminars and in services for the purposes of self‑development and to meet the continuing education requirement for registration as a pharmacist in the State of Ohio.
-Serves as a member for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee; develops direction and assistance for P & T activities.
EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or PharmD from an accredited school.
Master’s degree(M.S./M.B.A.) required.
Must be licensed by the State of Ohio and have at least 3 years of managerial experience in a progressive medical center pharmacy environment.
ADDITIONAL INFO:
Position reports the COO.
Pharmacy department has 54 employees(3 managers).
Position will offer between 146K-185K depending on experience. The position does have bonus potential of up to 12% and comes with a full benefit package.



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