Director of Pharmacy

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 17, 2018
Closes
Sep 11, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Position Description:
Plans, directs and monitors all financial, operational, professional, and clinical activities of the department. Implements Policies and Procedures that ensure the pharmacy department provides optimal pharmaceutical services that meet all legal, accreditation, and certification requirements. Ensures that all pharmacy staff is currently licensed/certified/registered and have adequate Continuing Education credits. Develops competence assessment programs that ensure all pharmacy staff performs all duties and responsibilities with utmost efficiency and safety, as well as, complies with all applicable policies, procedures, and standards of the hospital. Provides hospital staff with timely information relative to new drugs, policies and standards of care that relate to medication use/safety. Keeps current with District regulations regarding the practice of Pharmacy and implements changes as necessary to maintain compliance.

Required Education and Experience:
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience in a hospital pharmacy setting. Must possess solid experience in the development of programs focused on achieving positive outcomes in the use of medications.

A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in hospital pharmacy management or supervision of a pharmacy program is preferred.

A strong background in clinical pharmacy practice coupled with a pharmacy operations responsibilities. Must have sufficient managerial skills to handle the administrative responsibilities of the department of pharmacy.

Ability to use fax, telephone, copy machine, computer, calculator, balance and/or scale, IV hood, and automated dispensing machine.

EDUCATION: Graduate from an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy Pharm D or RPH

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