Ambulatory Care, Family Medicine, Inpatient Care, Internal Medicine, Medication Use Safety, Pharmacy Practice, Primary Care
Responsible for one or more cost centers comprising the Department of Pharmacy. A Director participates in strategic planning through the development goals and implementation of actions/plans. A Director is accountable for the outcomes associated with the strategic pillars of growth, quality, service, people and community. Is actively engaged and models the skills and behaviors of the 9 Studer Principals leading to an outcome of organizational excellence. A Director develops department goals in alignment with organizational goals. A Director reports to an Administrative Director or a member of senior leadership. Is an active advocate of Blessing Health System in the community.
This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Blessing Corporate Services. ICARE standards must be demonstrated. Adherence to Code of Conduct and other policies is required.
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. These programs include, but are not limited to, comprehensive pharmaceutical care, clinical and distributive programs. Develops plans to achieve goals of the pharmacy, implementing and ensuring adherence to the policies and procedures required to operate the pharmacy and to meet licensing, accreditation, and regulatory requirements. Establishes and manages the department budget to ensure compliance with organizational expenditure commitments. Reviews, coordinates, and implements medication related performance improvement plans and safety initiatives. Oversees adverse drug reaction reporting activities. Initiates and implements Quality Improvement for the department. Identifies and recommends innovations in the practice and function of the pharmacy. Participates in interdisciplinary teams to resolve operational issues, improve service, improve quality care, develop policies and procedures, and implement technology and/or computer systems while insuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Is responsible for the Blessing Hospital Medication Safety Program (problem identification, analysis, development and implementation of solutions/best practices, and monitoring of outcomes).
Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy/ 3-5 years hospital pharmacy management experience
Pharmacy residency (PGY1 or PGY2).
Five or more years experience in hospital pharmacy management.
Pharm D preferred
Required: Licensed Pharmacist in State of Illinois or eligible to obtain such.
Blessing Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Blessing Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Blessing Health System expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Blessing Health System’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
About Blessing Health System
Two hospitals, two physician groups, a four-year nursing education program, a foundation and a group of medical specialty businesses come together to form the Blessing Health System.