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The Director of Pharmacy at Tacoma General is responsible for collaborating with Pharmacy and System leaders to develop system-wide strategies and priorities for the individual acute care services provided at Tacoma General. S/he collaborates with hospital leaders within their hospital to ensure pharmacy services are appropriate and delivering required outcomes. Responsibilities also include leading operational and clinical activities, ensuring regulatory compliance, meeting fiscal expectations and ensuring staff competency. Communication of key activities, outcomes, and improvement are crucial. Internal contacts include all leadership at all levels, medical staff, and staff. External contacts include physicians, competing organizations, vendors and professional organizations.
5 years of managerial or supervisory experience
Completion of an accredited ASHP specialized health system pharmacy administrative residency program in lieu of leadership experience for internal candidates will be considered
8 years of experience and mastery in a professional role/function
Experience as a pharmacy RPD preferred
Eligible for Washington State Pharmacist License
MBA, MPH, MHA or master’s degree preferred
Successful completion of an Accredited ASHP residency preferred
MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization committed to our mission of “partnering for healing and a healthy future”. Our 18,000 team members (employees, providers and volunteers) are united by MultiCare’s values of respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness.
Our roots date back more than a century to the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital. Since then, we’ve grown to become Washington State’s largest community-based, locally governed health care system with numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Immediate Clinic, MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic. Our system of care also includes eight hospitals:
Allenmore Hospital (Tacoma)
Auburn Medical Center (Auburn)
Covington Medical Center (Covington)
Deaconess Hospital (Spokane)
Good Samaritan Hospital (Puyallup)
Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (Tacoma)
Tacoma General Hospital (Tacoma)
Valley Hospital (Spokane)
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V