Banner Health believes leadership matters, and we look for people who share our vision of making health care easier, so life can be better. Our leaders are at the forefront of health care transformation, planning the future of Banner Health.
In the role of Pharmacy Director, you will provide leadership and expertise in optimization, strategic planning, compliance with all laws, accreditation, and regulatory standards for the Banner healthcare facility: Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the facility C-suite team members and other key stakeholders in identifying opportunities for continuous improvement. Your role as a subject matter expert with a proven track record as an Executive leader is having the strategic vision, thoughtful leadership and driving innovation as we transform; requiring the ability to lead, execute and influence.
The desired candidate must have some experience in a large complex pharmacy environment, preferably a setting with a high case mix index; knows the workings of a hospital pharmacy operation inside and out. An individual with a leadership style that fosters collaboration and followership; a consensus-builder; one who has a demonstrated history of having unified various groups toward the achievement of a common goal. Develop strong relationships with the pharmacy staff as well as nursing staff and physicians to increase efficiency and enhance safety. Identify additional opportunities for decentralization and collaboration in clinical areas. You will also need to gain an understanding of the ongoing and key initiatives involving the pharmacy. See that initiatives/activities are in place to continually improve efficiency, reduce costs, and improve medication/patient safety. See that best practices are being implemented at all sites in the system and that operational efficiencies are realized through central leadership.
Your pay and benefits are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. This opportunity is also eligible for our Management Incentive Program, as part of your Total Rewards package. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.
An advanced degree in Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy, or Masters degree in business administration or health-care administration) from an accredited College of Pharmacy is required.
Requires current pharmacy licensure in the applicable state of practice within 90 days of hire date. Licensure upon hire may be required based on business needs.
Must possess strong knowledge of pharmacy operations and services as typically demonstrated through 5 years if leadership experience in a large community medical center at the Manager level, OR 3 years of Director experience in a large, complex medical center.Must possess strong financial skills, good organizational, problem-solving and computer skills. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and other contacts. Must be able to use reference tools to evaluate patient care and answer questions posed by customers.
Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication management information system software, Microsoft applications and Automated dispensing system.
Experience in a hospital pharmacy is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 252305
About Banner Health
Banner Health is a comprehensive, award-winning, nonprofit health system with facilities in six western states. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices, and much more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the m...anagement of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.