Working with Ambulatory Care Services Executive Leadership, the Assistant Director of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Services is responsible for the design, oversight and leadership of ambulatory clinical pharmacy programs and services in the DH Ambulatory Care network. The Assistant Director provides oversight to the quality of ambulatory clinical pharmacy services delivered in ambulatory care settings. Ensures services and programs are in accordance with accepted ethical and professional practices and all legal and regulatory requirements. Works collaboratively with all ambulatory care providers to deliver interdisciplinary, collaborative and effective patient care. Works collaboratively with Pharmacy Administrative Director, Assistant Directors and Managers to provide integrated pharmacy services across the entire DH system.
Education and Experience 1. PharmD, required. 2. MBA, MHA and/or MPH, preferred. 3. Five years of pharmacy experience, required. 4. Three years of managerial/supervisory experience in a health system pharmacy or a large pharmacy operation, required. 5. Applicable PGY2 Residency will count towards managerial experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Ability to lead a team, with a strong emphasis on people management and coaching employees. 2. Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with other members of the healthcare team and with pharmacy leadership. 3. Strong organizational skills. 4. Knowledge of training and supervisory techniques. 5. Ability to instruct, direct, and evaluate employees. If necessary, will be required to assume responsibility for staff management and daily operations. 6. Knowledge of applicable human resources policies and procedures. 7. Strong project management skills. 8. Ability to progress the pharmacy clinical and residency programs in alignment with both the organizational and departmental strategic plan. 9. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of pharmacy. 10. Thorough knowledge of the calculation of doses and the preparation and use of. 11. Thorough knowledge of pharmacy, drug, narcotic, and related state and federal laws. 12. Thorough knowledge of inventory control and record keeping related to the work. 13. Ability to recognize physical, chemical, and therapeutic incompatibilities and drug interactions. 14. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports. 15. Knowledge of 340B regulations and standards of practice.
Computers and Technology 1. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, required. 2. Proficiency with Epic electronic health record software, preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Required possession of a valid and active Pharmacist License with ability to reciprocate to Colorado; active license in Colorado preferred. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. 2. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification, required Supervisory Responsibilities This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, hiring, terminating, performance management, coaching, supervision, fostering teamwork, training and development of one or more employees.
Internal Number: 55169
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