Director - Pharmacy Services - Infusion Center Pharmacy (1.0 FTE, Days)

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Category: Pharmacy
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 17381
FTE: 1


1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

This position is responsible for managing drug distribution services for assigned areas in order to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care. Accountable for staff, services provided and level of performance within assigned areas. This position is accountable for managing operations that meet the needs of patients, medical staff, nursing staff and administration.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Actively contributes to the planning for and achievement of annual departmental objectives by coordinating assigned objectives and assisting within assigned areas through constant evaluation and innovation.

  • Provides leadership and direction for all pharmaceutical care process in the assigned setting.

  • Develops systems of care, solves problems and facilitates processes required to meet customer need and achieve division objectives within budgetary target.

  • Compiles, maintains and interprets records, statistical and financial reports for assigned areas.

  • Coordinates medication management processes and services in assigned areas with other pharmacy areas, nursing areas, other hospital departments and external agencies to facilitate a smooth continuity of care.

  • In partnership with departmental management recruits, hires, trains, develops schedules and supervises assigned staff, develops performance standards, conducts performance appraisals.

  • Prepares and revises policies and procedures in areas of responsibility; implements approved changes.

  • Interprets hospital and departmental policies and procedures for pharmacy personnel and assures compliance.

  • Prepares monitors and operates within departmental budget for operations, personnel and capital equipment and prepares variance reports as required.

  • Represents the department at assigned hospital and medical staff committees.

  • The Director manages pharmacy services in a cost-effective manner, including planning for new services, day-to-day operations, continuously improving services to meet customer needs, assuring adequate resources are available and integrating services with other professional services within and outside the hospital to assure continuity of care.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

License/Certification: Licensed by the California Board of Pharmacy as Pharmacist (PRM)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, time)

  • Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues

  • Ability to strategize, plan and implement change

  • Knowledge of all phases of outpatient and ambulatory pharmacy

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management

  • Knowledge of project management processes and systems

  • Knowledge of reimbursement systems

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Pay Range

Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.

Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.

Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $169,748.80 to $232,107.20

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.