The Director will engage in activities to enable the provision of high quality, patient and family centered care for services provided at UT Medical Center and in University Health Network (UHN) practices. In partnership with other stakeholders, the Director will ensure that progressive and coordinated strategies for the implementation of an ambulatory based pharmacy management program will be developed and executed across the network. The Director will collaborate with UHS and other administrative leadership partner(s) to advance quality strategies, ensure a professional work environment, facilitate timeliness of services, and enhance patient satisfaction.
The Director will maintain operational responsibility for assigned business units and any associated projects.
UHN is a clinically integrated network comprised of private practice and UHS-employed physicians. UHN’s primary role is to build and operate a population health management and value-based care reimbursement platform that is scalable across many communities, payers and insurance products. UHN is part of UHS and works closely with UT Medical Center and the University Physicians’ Association leadership to build out population health and value-based programs. The position reports to the leadership team supporting UHN.
Doctorate Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy and a Pharmacy Practice Residency from an ASHP accredited residency program
Years of Experience: 5
At least five years of experience in a Clinically Integrated/Value Based Care, or similar setting
1-year residency emphasis on ambulatory care/primary care setting
Formal clinical clerkship training or equivalent experience
At least 2 years’ experience providing direct patient care with scope of practice responsibilities and practice setting similar to those required by this position
About University of Tennessee Medical Center
Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, The University of Tennessee Medical Center, has a rich history in the East Tennessee community of providing patient-centered care and remaining at the forefront of research, technology and treatments. UT Medical Center attributes its well-respected standing within the community to the exceptional people that dedicate themselves to patient care excellence. The hospital serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina. It is the region’s academic medical center, Magnet® recognized hospital and Level I Trauma Center.
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 609-bed, acute care, teaching hospital. It
serves the entire East Tennessee region, providing all general and specialty clinical services
and carries a Level I trauma center designation, supported by an aeromedical helicopter
program. The medical center campus includes the UT Graduate School of Medicine and the
UT College of Pharmacy.
The pharmacy staff provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care 24-hours-a-day,
seven-days-a-week, through decentralized pharmacist teams supported by pharmacist
specialists in a wide variety of clinic...al areas. Additionally, there are satellite pharmacies in
the operating room and oncology areas, as well as a full-service retail pharmacy, University
Pharmacy. Ambulatory care is provided via specialty services to the patients in the Family
Medicine Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, Rheumatology Clinic and the Renal Transplant Clinic