Job: Director - Pharmacy Services, Full Time, 8AM - 4:30PM - St. Joseph

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Director - Pharmacy Services, Full Time, 8AM - 4:30PM - St. Joseph


Daily Schedule-8:00AM - 4:30PM
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80
Weekends Required -Occasional

Manager - Pharmacy Services
St. Joseph Medical Center is a 366 bed tertiary-care medical center that offers leading-edge care and the latest medical technology provided by expert, compassionate staff. St. Joseph exceeds 21,000 annual admissions and provides over 54,000 Emergency Room visits per year as a Level 2 trauma center. St. Joseph also offers an array of ambulatory services including: a comprehensive cancer center, a Family Birth Center with Level III NICU and a new midwife Center, provides comprehensive stroke care, and the South Sound’s largest heart and vascular center.
St. Joseph Medical Center is the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health which includes eight full-service hospitals, the Franciscan Medical Group - a multi-specialty group with 620 providers and 177 clinics; in-home and inpatient hospice and palliative services; same-day surgery centers; contracted dialysis centers; and occupational health and physical therapy clinics. We serve communities throughout the Puget Sound region with more than 2,300 medical staff members and approximately 12,000 employees. Franciscan is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization and is affiliated with Catholic Health Initiatives.
The Pharmacy department is very well respected within the healthcare organization and provides a combination of extensive decentralized clinical services, including ED, NICU, Critical Care, Inpatient Oncology and Outpatient Oncology, Medical-Surgical, amongst others, and centralized distribution services both for St. Joseph Medical Center and 6 other CHIFH hospitals.  There is a regional pharmacy leadership team that supports the managers at all our acute care and ambulatory sites.   
The department has an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Residency program with 6 Pharmacy PGY1 Residents trained annually.  In addition there are numerous students trained at St. Joseph Medical Center on an annual basis.
Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the operational oversight and coordination of the inpatient pharmacy at St Joseph Medical Center. The scope of work consists of daily operations management, participating/leading continuous process improvement and quality initiatives, maintaining and updating organizational policies and standards in accordance with best practices and regulatory requirements, medication safety management, budgetary oversight, and more. This position has responsibility for a full complement of staff including an operations supervisor, clinical pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy assistants.
This position is expected to partner as an integral part of the pharmacy leadership team on a regional level with opportunity to participate on projects and meetings at the CHI national level. Additionally, positive partnerships with other service line leaders including but not limited to physicians, nursing, facilities, and environmental services will be necessary for success.
Work requires knowledge of the concepts, professional standards and methodologies applicable to providing pharmaceutical care, and of applicable regulatory requirements to ensure quality and compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations and to exercise sound judgment and critical thinking in resolving complex issues. The manager is expected to apply solid principles of leadership, human relations and continuous quality improvement in the overall management, coordination, and refinement of inpatient pharmacy operations.

Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Minimum requirements:
Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, including didactic courses and experiential rotations in pharmaceutical care, and four years of supervisory or management work experience in a health system pharmacy. If experience is not in a health system pharmacy, the experience requirement is ten years. One year of work experience in a hospital pharmacy within the past two years is preferred.
Preferred requirements:
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of pharmacy
Graduate from an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program
Graduate from a PGY2 administrative pharmacy residency program
MBA/MHA or master’s equivalent
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center