Kootenai Health located in Coeur d’Alene, ID is hiring a Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services!
Are you passionate about driving forward-thinking, rapidly growing Pharmacy environments? Does process improvement, accessing workflow, and continually engaging a team of eager, continual learners excite you? Do you thrive on driving team goals forward and using your strategic planning and follow through skills to promote new opportunities while ensuring current program excellence? If so, we have the perfect position for you! Kootenai Health is hiring a Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services! This newly created role will support our specialty pharmacy, Kootenai Clinic, Kootenai Care Network, and any other ambulatory pharmacy services.
As the Director of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services, you will be responsible for establishing and planning the overall policies, procedures, and goals for the Kootenai Health retail and specialty pharmacy, Kootenai Clinic, Kootenai Care Network and any other ambulatory pharmacy services. You will maintain contact with other department heads, medical staff, and clinical staff to determine needs, resolve problems, improve processes, and promote effective drug therapy.
Some of the core focuses for this role include; Completing in progress URAC accreditation, Epic implementation, and Drug Library Maintenance.
Kootenai Health has a lot to offer you, including:
A fantastic, dedicated Pharmacy Team.
Expanding department with room for future career development and continuous learning opportunities.
Magnet Status - Kootenai has maintained MagnetTM status since 2006. This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence!
Gallup Great Workplace Award - This award recognizes companies for their extraordinary ability to build an engaged workplace culture.
Kootenai Health will ensure your success by providing you a robust orientation program, access to the Organizational Development, and co-workers who are knowledgeable and invested in your success. In this role and on our team, you will have the opportunity to take pride in being a part of a healthy, growing, and high functioning organization.
Requirements for the position include:
PharmD or Rph with master’s degree required
Licensed or eligible for licensure in ID
7 years’ experience in health system pharmacy, required, ambulatory experience preferred
Prior experience in pharmacy leadership required
Strong understanding of financial, quality and regulatory implications of ambulatory pharmacy
Ability to communicate pharmacy strategy and operational requirements across disciplines and to physicians, leadership and other partners
Robust understanding of 340B and its implications in all ambulatory pharmacy operations
Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations in the ambulatory pharmacy environment
Current experience with Pharmacy IS, Fiscal Management, and system level change management.
Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 299-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community. We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program, and on-going educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health. As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental and vision coverage
Access to tuition reimbursement
457 investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of annual income into a retirement account
Employee child daycare - within walking distance
On-site learning through the Organizational Development department and teaching modules
Robust and incentive driven Wellness Plans
Full spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities
Kootenai Health is a highly esteemed health care organization, serving patients throughout northern Idaho and the Inland Northwest. We provide a comprehensive range of medical services and strive to meet the evolving needs of our surrounding communities. Continuously recognized both regionally and nationally for clinical excellence, the Kootenai Health team is made up of employees who are committed to making a difference every day.