Director of Pharmacy

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Sierra Staffing Published: December 27, 2018
Rockford, Illinois (IL)
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Director of Pharmacy

Our network of Family Healthcare Centers across northern Illinois means we have services nearby for all ages, so every member of your family can receive caring, personal, professional healthcare.

An average of 1,500 people visit our facility each day for their healthcare needs (that's more than 525,000 patient visits per year). We are the only healthcare provider in our service area that offers affiliations with all three major hospitals in the area as well as with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.

We see each patient interaction as a serious responsibility that requires clinical expertise, access to the latest in medical technology and a level of trust and commitment that is earned by our people, our products and our processes.

Under the direction of the CNO/Vice President, Patient Care Services, the Director of Pharmacy manages all drug dispensing and clinical operations of the pharmacy including the main hospital pharmacy. The Director is responsible for personnel management including training, performance reviews, hiring/firing, competencies and licensure. This leadership role will develop a strategic plan including goals with a direction aimed at improving department performance. Among other responsibilities for the Executive Director are systems, information technology and project management, revising and updating operational procedures and policies, regulatory compliance, and accreditation. Financial responsibilities of this role include ensuring that the pharmacy is profitable, updating the charge master, purchasing and receiving as well as formulary availability.

The Director is responsible for budgeting of salary and non-salary expense and to ensure that budget targets for salary and non-salary expense are met. The role will integrate department activities with the organization's mission, goals and objectives to optimize drug therapy, manage financial performance and satisfy customers, staff and all allied health care personnel. The Director supervises approximately 7 Full-Time Pharmacists and 20 FTE’s within the pharmacy program.

Qualified candidates will have a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.) along with 3 years of some form of hospital pharmacy supervisory/management experience. MBA, Administrative residency is preferred but not required. Illinois pharmacy license or reciprocity eligible.


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