MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital is a state-of-the-art, 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients in their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation and orthopedic injury. MercyOne Clive Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs.
The Pharmacy Director is responsible for operational management of the Pharmacy Department. The primary function of this position is to manage the department in compliance with the philosophy, policies, procedures, goals and budget of the department and hospital. The Director also works as the pharmacist responsible for the dispensing of prescription medications to hospital patients. Provides information about medications and helps patients and clinical staff understand instructions provided by the physician. Monitors the patient's health and progress to assure medications are effective and safe. Adheres to state and federal regulations as well as Joint Commission standards.
Routinely performs all duties required of a hospital pharmacist.
Demonstrates administrative responsibilities related to daily operations management.
Develops goals, objectives and policies and procedures for departmental operation
Effects changes as needed to improve services provided and assure compliance with regulatory requirements
Keeps the CEO informed of operational activities, needs and problems.
Assists with installation and implementation of new services, procedures and pharmacy automation products.
Acts as an intra/Inter departmental liaison to foster teamwork throughout the organization.
Demonstrates skills in measuring, assessing, and improving organizational performance.
Encourages professional development of departmental personnel through in-service education and external education
Resolves issues with processes, people or technology etc. within the department.
Reviews and approves Technician and Pharmacists schedules prior to distribution to staff.
Effectively communicates to pharmacy staff and others as needed regarding pharmacy operations.
Develops, implements and monitors appropriate staffing plans based on factors such as acuity and census.
Coordinates and facilitates the performance reviews within the organizations recommended time frame using appropriate methods of assessing staff competence.
Provides oversight for purchasing and inventory management.
Develops and maintains Performance Improvement Programs in pharmacy department.
Demonstrates understanding of JC Standards, HCFA and State Standards and monitors department's compliance.
May act as a preceptor to pharmacy students, residents or new hires.
Work with physicians, specialists and other clinicians to develop appropriate guidelines and protocols for drug use based on evidence-based medicine, national guidelines, and literature based protocols.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy.
Pharm D degree and/or accredited clinical residency preferred.
Must hold a current license to practice pharmacy in the State of Iowa.
Five years' experience in hospital pharmacy is desirable.
Demonstrated management or leadership experience or skills.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.