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Director, Pharmacy

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Job ID REQ_169405 FACILITY Riedman Campus LOCATION Rochester, New York

SUMMARY

Directs the Rochester Regional Health (RRH) pharmacy practice and is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of pharmacy services. This hospital specific based role that is part of a system-wide pharmacy leadership team.

SIGN-ON BONUS + RELOCATION + PENSION OFFERED

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Unity Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Pharmacy

ATTRIBUTES

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • 5 years of hospital experience required
  • 2 years of leadership experience required

RESPONSIBILITIES

MEDICATION DISTRIBUTION. Develops and maintains a system wide drug distribution systems including but not limited to: Automated Dispensing Machines ( MedSelect, Pyxis, Omnicell), Unit Dose distribution, IV Compounding, Total Parenteral Nutrition, Sample Medication Utilization, Contracting, & Manages the development, negotiations, evaluation, supplier selection, implementation of RRH contracts for Pharmaceutical goods and services as it relates to Unity Hospital.

PARMACY PRACTICE. Ensure the pharmacy function is represented at conferences and working team meetings. Works with affiliate leaders to ensures maintenance of the affiliates pharmacy department facilities.  Including: location, equipment, and automation to promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of staff and patients. Assure delivery of quality pharmacy services for inpatients, outpatients and employees. Act as a consultant to medical, nursing and administrative staff and initiate new pharmacy ventures.

BUDGET. Develop operating budgets, review and provide input into affiliate budgets.  Use the system leverage to maximum financial advantage.

Investigates, pursues, and implements budget savings initiatives. Consults with external departments providing pharmaceutical forecasting and budget building support. Performs budget variance analysis for Pharmacy and external accounts, providing explanation to administration.

CLINICAL. Establishes a system whereby pharmacotherapy expertise is leveraged system wide to assure the quality of care.  This shall include but is not limited to: The drug of choice for the diagnosis, The correct dose, taking into consideration the patient’s age, weight and bodily functions and the indication the drug is being used for, Monitoring for adverse drug interactions., Adverse effects experienced by the patient and their possible relationship to the medications they are taking, Achievement of drug therapy outcomes.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT. Select, train/orient and assign department staff (through subordinate managers), Develop standards and performance and monitor results. Provide for educational needs of pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals to changes within the pharmacy, formulary changes etc.

EDUCATION BS: Pharmacy (Required)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS LPharm - Licensed Pharmacist - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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