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Division Director Consolidated Pharmacy Services in Largo, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Supervisor – Division Director of Pharmacy
Supervises – CSC Pharmacy Inventory Analyst, COE Managers, COE Supervisors, CSC Pharmacists
Key Interactions – Facility Directors of Pharmacy, Facility Pharmacy Buyers and Staff, Supply Chain Directors, Warehouse Logistics Managers, Clinical Resource Managers, Division Pharmacy staff, Division and Corporate Personnel
Duties (included but not limited to):
  • Prepare, implement, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures related to all consolidated pharmacy services (COE and Pharmacy Distribution)
  • Participate in the hiring, onboarding, conducting performance evaluations, and documentation of competency for pharmacy directors, pharmacy managers, and consolidated pharmacy services personnel
  • Coordinate preparation, implementation, and revision of pharmacy staff competencies related to consolidated pharmacy services
  • Develop, educate on, or implement use of audit tools and metrics around consolidated pharmacy processes
  • Prepares monthly quality and financial reports for consolidated pharmacy services
  • Manages databases and interfaces for systems utilized for pharmacy distribution, repackaging, and order entry and verification to ensure timely and efficient services
  • Assist in development of best practice recommendations for CSC operations pertaining to drug packaging, procurement, pharmacy distribution, and order entry and verification
  • Assists in annual preparation of pharmacy budget as it relates to consolidated services
  • Maintains operating expenses based on annual operating budget
  • Collaborates with senior leadership to develop, monitor, and achieve quality, financial, and productivity goals
  • Provides guidance and oversight of communication with facilities related to barcode and pharmaceutical product changes if needed
  • Builds and maintains strong, effective working relationships with customers
  • Provides regular feedback to facilities regarding operations to improve customer service
  • Forecasts, develops, and executes solutions that will meet future needs of customers
  • Maintains effective communication and conducts regular meetings with customers, consolidated pharmacy services staff, coworkers, and team members
  • Ensures adherence to all federal & state regulatory agencies (i.e. Board of Pharmacy, JCAHO, CMS, etc.)
  • Serve as pharmacist in charge for state licensing purposes as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Practices and adheres to HCA’s “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Leadership – guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards, and delivering quality services
  • Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources
  • Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
  • Interpersonal skills – able to work collaboratively with diverse groups and effectively with other employees and external parties
  • Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Technical Skills – demonstrates proficiency in computer software (Microsoft Office, hospital clinical systems), automation technology, barcoding and packaging technology, and other systems as required
  • Policies and Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures, and systems. Has knowledge of federal and state pharmacy regulations
  • Basic Skills – able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly, and transcribe accurately
  • Financial management – applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget
  • Project management –assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately

Job Requirements

  • B.S. in pharmacy required
  • Pharm.D., MBA, or MS preferred
  • 5 years hospital pharmacy experience preferred
  • 2-3 years pharmacy management experience preferred
  • Appropriate state pharmacy license(s)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.
OSHA CATEGORY – The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.