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Position Summary: The Director of Pharmacy (Hospital) is responsible for collaborating with Pharmacy and System leaders to develop system-wide strategies and priorities for the individual acute care services provided at (hospital). Collaboration with hospital leaders within their hospital to ensure pharmacy services are appropriate and delivering required outcomes are a core responsibility of this position. Responsibilities also include leading operational and clinical activities, ensuring regulatory compliance, meeting fiscal expectations and ensuring staff competency. Communication of key activities, outcomes, and improvement are also responsibilities of this position. Work situations are varied requiring a strong pharmaceutical knowledge base, change management, problem solving, decision-making, data analysis, and leadership. Internal contacts include all leadership at all levels, medical staff, and staff. External contacts include physicians, competing organizations, vendors and professional organizations.
Minimum Requirements: 5 years of managerial or supervisory experienceCompletion of an Accredited ASHP specialized health system pharmacy administrative residency program in lieu of leadership experience for internal candidates will be considered 8 years of experience and mastery in a professional role/function Experience as a pharmacy RPD preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Eligible for Washington State Pharmacist License MBA, MPH, MHA or Master degree preferred Successful completion of an Accredited ASHP residency preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.