The University of Virginia (UVA Health) Published: January 14, 2020
ADMINISTRATOR FOR PHARMACY SERVICES
We have been retained by The University of Virginia (UVA) located in Charlottesville, Virginia to manage their search for their next Administrative Pharmacy Leader.
Key Components of UVA Health:
The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research. UVA Health is a Premier University Health System that is consistently ranked as one of the top Hospital Systems in the nation. UVA consists of a 605 bed academic medical center and level I trauma center, nationally recognized cancer and heart centers and primary and specialty clinics throughout Central Virginia. U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year. The U.S. News 2019-2020 “Best Hospitals” guide also recognizes nine UVA adult specialties among the best in the U.S. The American Nurses Credentialing Center awarded Magnet Recognition® to UVA in May 2015. UVA’s NCI Designated Cancer Center is the only cancer center in Virginia listed in Becker’s 100 hospitals and health systems acknowledging outstanding oncology programs.
The Role - Administrator for Pharmacy Services:
The Administrator for Pharmacy Services has total responsibility for all Pharmacy services throughout the UVA Health System including all hospital and ambulatory complexes. Complete Pharmacy program with comprehensive clinical pharmacy services, growing Residency program and almost 350 FTE’s with an annual expense budget approaching $230M. He/She provides objectives, sets long term goals, organizes, supervises, and evaluates pharmacy procedures; all activities are carried out in coordination with the overall organizations objectives; assures the monitoring and evaluation, with medical staff input, of quality and appropriateness of patient services provided by the pharmacy department. In addition to the responsibilities mentioned, they have the leadership responsibilities for the establishment of and implementation of process improvement, staff development, and obtaining the vision of the combination of Pharmacy Services provided by UVA Health Pharmacies.