The Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP) is a statewide professional organization whose members include pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students, and other pharmacy professionals who serve as members of healthcare teams within or have an interest in Illinois' hospitals and health-systems. Formed in 1963, ICHP is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (6) organization with a for-profit subsidiary, the ICHP Building Co. LLC.
ICHP's executive vice president is a highly visible leadership position, with hands-on responsibility for directing and managing all aspects of the Council’s operations. This includes assisting and implementing the Board of Directors, Division and Committee initiatives; and overseeing and guiding the ICHP staff on membership, education, special events, publications, and advocacy efforts.
ICHP seeks a licensed pharmacist with strong management, financial and project management experience; previous work and leadership experience within health system pharmacy and professional membership associations; and an awareness of health system pharmacy legislative and regulatory issues. An interested candidate should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills that will maintain and build upon ICHP’s current strengths, guiding the organization into an equally innovative and successful future.
Salary Range: Will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full-time benefits included with this position.
Direct Reports: ICHP Board of Directors and Executive Committee
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The responsibilities of the Executive Vice President are to support, facilitate, and expand the activities of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists under the direction and advice of the ICHP Board of Directors. Other duties may be assigned. Specific roles include but are not limited to the following:
-Provide general administrative support to ensure consistent and timely work-flow from the ICHP office staff and volunteers and to ensure effective communication between the ICHP officers, Board of Directors, staff, divisions, committees, general membership, other allied health professional organizations, manufacturers and vendors.
-Provide membership services that ensure value for dues paid and to build ICHP membership to its maximal potential.
-Support ICHP Affiliate Chapters to allow them to meet the goals and needs of their membership.
-Provide support services to the ICHP treasurer and Board of Directors that will facilitate sound and efficient financial services.
-Provide support for educational services by monitoring, directing, and incorporating educational trends into the activities of ICHP.
-Provide editorial support to the ICHP editorial committees, the KeePosted editors.
-Serve as an Illinois licensed lobbyist and maintain the ICHP as a legislative and regulatory force for the pharmacy profession in Illinois and nationally.
-Facilitate the preparation and revision of long-range goals and projects of the ICHP.
-Assist program Chairpersons with meeting logistics and coordinate the various activities planned by the committees.
-Maintain ICHP’s interests in and the overall viability of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Inc. and to serve as a member of its Board of Governors.
-Undergo both a self-evaluation and an evaluation by the membership so as to refine and improve support services.
Work location: Visit the ICHP Staff Office in the Rockford area at least weekly. Live in reasonable proximity to the office. As needed travel to Chicago, Springfield, the rest of Illinois and nationally as required.
Travel to off-site meetings is required, including overnight trips up to 15% of the year.
Off-site meetings and sales calls may include a lot of activity, prolonged walking, standing, carrying, noise, and crowds.
Work hours may be extended during meetings and special events. This is a salaried position, overtime does not apply.
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Communication skills (interpersonal communication skills, creative and business writing)
Applications accepted: October 1, 2019
Application deadline: February 1, 2020
Interview timeframe: January-March 2020
Onboarding will begin in August or September of 2020.
Please submit: Letter of Intent, Curriculum Vitae and appropriate references via email.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time benefits
About Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists
The Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists' (ICHP) mission, “Advancing Excellence in Pharmacy”, is accomplished through a variety of products and services to assist our members and the pharmacy profession in providing safe and effective care for their patients. ICHP holds two annual membership conferences (fall and spring) with education and networking opportunities and industry participation; retains Illinois licensed lobbyists and participates in advocacy efforts including a state-wide pharmacy legislative day collaboration. ICHP is a founding member of the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), and an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education since 1995. The Council develops and implements various continuing education programs, including a series of educational modules for pharmacy technicians, Pharmacy Tech Topics™, published quarterly by ICHP since 1996.