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Pharmacy/Director of Pharmacy (761203) $25,000 sign on bonus

Company: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOB CODE: (761203) Pharmacy/Director of Pharmacy
LOCATION: Orange County (CA)

Enjoy up to a $25,000 sign on bonus with this great opportunity to join a Level II Trauma Center with Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke, and brain injury. A recipient of two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and a recipient a Magnet Designation recognizing hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare, this medical center offers a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits!

As Pharmacy Director, this position reports to the Vice President of Patient Care and Nursing Services and is responsible for directing Hospital pharmacy programs in accordance with all federal and state laws relating to the storage, compounding, distribution, and appropriate use of drugs. Plans, manages, and controls the provision of comprehensive, safe, efficient, and high quality pharmaceutical services for the Medical Centers patients and medical staff. Assures that the pharmaceutical care needs of the infant, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient population are served. Administers the budgetary functions of the Pharmacy Department. Establishes department purchasing parameters and oversees acquisition, storage, and inventory maintenance of medications and supplies. Establishes and maintains record keeping systems for patient billing. Regularly consults with medical and nursing staffs regarding medication use and drug therapy issues. Acts as a direct supervisor to the Clinical Coordinator, Information Specialist, Pharmacy Buyer, and Technicians.

Essential Functions:

Develops and administers all Pharmacy programs and services, ensuring prompt and accurate preparation and distribution of drugs and other pharmaceuticals to patients. Develops, secures approval of, implements, monitors adherence to, and administers departmental policies and procedures, and ensures same are in compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations. Assures that pharmacy staff demonstrate the ability to assess/meet the psychosocial and developmental age-related needs of the specific population served. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the competency inventory.
Interviews, hires, evaluates the performance of and when necessary, disciplines and discharges subordinate personnel. Provides guidance and direction to subordinate supervisors in resolving complex employee relations matters. Directs the activities of the Clinical and Operations Coordinators, and Buyer to maximize communication and understanding of issues. Ensures minimal disruption of day to day operations as issues arise. Ensures that all staff training and in-service needs are met on a timely basis. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the competency inventory.
Prepares, secures approval of, and administers departmental capital expense and operating budgets that ensure effective financial performance of the Department and which contribute to the ongoing financial viability of Medical Center. Monitors adherence to budgets and initiates corrective action in a timely manner. Maintains all expense and revenue reports, productivity, and budget data as necessary. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the competency inventory.
Develops, recommends, and implements agreed-upon long and short-term departmental goals and objectives in order to enhance pharmaceutical services. Goals and objectives contribute to a positive financial position for the Medical Center. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the competency inventory.
Serves as a member of the Medical Center and CHM Pharmacy and Therapeutics committees and assists the committees in evaluating the clinical use of drugs, the development of policies for drug use, and administration and managing the formulary system. Serves as an active member of other Medical Center or medical staff committees by presenting issues relating to drug therapy, providing recommendations on medication-related issues, and implementing approved policies and other changes. Performs all duties in a thorough and timely manner by being responsive to the committees needs.
Communicates changes in Medical Center and Department rules and policies via written and verbal means to pharmacy, medical, nursing staffs, and others in a timely manner. Serves as liaison with other Department heads to ensure accurate and timely exchange of information. Achieves and maintains positive working relationships with colleagues, physicians, employees, and other Medical Center staff to ensure quality delivery and promotion of health care.
Oversees the development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical services to ensure that accurate and appropriate drug therapy is being received by the Medical Centers patients. Demonstrates the ability to assess/meet the psychosocial and developmental age-related needs of the specific population served. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the competency inventory.
Develops and maintains the Department Quality Improvement Program, ensuring department functions are in accordance with all Medical Center standards, governmental, and accrediting agency regulations and the like. Demonstrates the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the competency inventory.
Oversees the processing of pharmacy charges, ensuring medications and supplies are properly billed and payment credits properly accounted for.
Establishes approved vendor sources and department purchasing parameters and oversees acquisition, inventory, storage, and distribution of medications and supplies. Evaluates new drugs, supplies, and equipment, and prepares written reports for senior Hospital management or medical staff detailing findings. Makes recommendations for acquisition of new pharmacy equipment and supplies or modification of existing department equipment.


Thorough knowledge of: adult, infant, and pediatric institutional pharmacy operating systems, pharmaceuticals and state and federal laws relating to same; JCAHO requirements; pharmaceutical storage and distribution requirements; and controlled substances regulations.
Analytical skills necessary to ensure accuracy and adequacy of compounding and proper dosage of medication; to oversee handling and distribution of controlled substances and investigational drugs; to perform system analysis in support of quality improvement; to prepare and administer budgets, evaluate current methods of delivering service to patients and assess effectiveness of these methods, and recommend new techniques and procedures.
Organizational skills necessary to coordinate departmental and interdepartmental activities, as well as activities of pharmacy personnel.
High degree of interpersonal relation skills and supervisorial skills to promote effectiveness and growth of subordinate work groups.
High degree of independent problem resolution skills to effectively solve pharmacy-related operational and clinical problems.
Data entry skills.
Working knowledge of pharmacokinetics.
Able to lift boxes of pharmaceuticals and supplies up to approximately 50 lbs.
Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals, and other literature, and attending related seminars, conferences, and the like.
Proficient in required competencies upon completion of orientation, as listed on the unit specific competency inventory.


Five (5) years of experience as a director of pharmacy in an acute care hospital of equivalent size and scope of service
Seven (7) years of progressively more responsible related work experience necessary to gain a comprehensive understanding of pharmacy services
Current California license as a registered pharmacist


Masters Degree in Business Administration or equivalent with an emphasis in health care management

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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