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DIRECTOR PHARMACY - INPATIENT PHARMACY

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities:


1. Scope of Pharmacy Practice - Responsible for directing pharmacy operations, strategies, policies and procedures, budget process, project
implementations, human resource management and committee representation. The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for insuring
compliance and other regulatory standards, implementing and monitoring financial controls to insure effective utilization of resources
through budgeting and analysis of management reports, development of staff and services, as well as organizational performance
improvement, quality management, evidence based outcome and setting the communication tone, values and culture of the health
system. Collaboration with clinical leadership to develop drug use initiatives and assure appropriate use of pharmaceuticals. The UNCMC
DOP will be responsible for the execution and consistent implementation of drug use initiatives and Pharmacy care management
initiatives. Collaboration with Patient Safety Leadership to develop quality initiatives, processes and tools. The UNCMC DOP will be
responsible for the execution and consistent implementation of quality initiatives across all pharmacy practice settings at the medical
center. He or she will also be responsible for ensuring enforcement of all applicable policies, standards and regulations related to
Medication Safety, Medication Management and AR&L (Accreditation, Regulatory and Licensing). Collaboration with Pharmacy Informatics
personnel to ensure successful implementation and maintenance of technology systems and to contribute to the development of
technology innovation.


2. Leading People - Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters
the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Treats sensitive or
confidential information appropriately. Works to improve and reinforce performance of others. Delegates assignments, clarifies
expectations and holds others accountable for achieving results related to their area of responsibility. Encourages workforce engagement
by building a commitment to excellence. Works collaboratively toward solutions that accomplish organizational objectives. Oversight of
policy and procedure pertaining to hiring, evaluation, discipline, and termination of employees. Assurance that all objectives and
assignments given to department managers are completed on time and conform to applicable standards, rules, and regulations.
Achievement of pharmacy productivity targets (Inpatient, Outpatient, and other functional areas), goals and performance metrics at the
UNC Medical Center. Collaboration with the Institution’s Compliance Officer to ensure adherence with the Pharmacy Compliance Plan and
to ensure Corrective Action Plans are developed and completed in response to Compliance issues. Responsibility for executive leadership
over compliance related to Pharmacy Operations. Oversees the UNC MC Pharmacy residency program and is responsible for its
effectiveness in training future pharmacy practitioner / leaders. Maintains a successful and highly collaborative relationship with the UNC
Eshelman School of Pharmacy along with providing a high quality training environment for student pharmacists. Develop strategy and
plans for recruitment, training, and workforce development in all Pharmacy Operations and Services at the UNC Medical Center. Ensure
implementation of grievance and arbitration decisions, legal settlements, and other high-level personnel related decisions. Achievement of
identified workforce metrics, including LMP targets, in all Pharmacy Operations and Services. Collaboration with designated Service Line
Leaders to develop policies, procedures, systems, tools and communication strategies to ensure compliance with Pharmacy Laws and
regulations in all regional Pharmacy Operations and Services. Ensure operational compliance with policies, procedures, systems, tools and
communication strategies applicable to supply chain requirements. Development of opportunities for the continued education and
professional development of staff.


3. Leading Change - Initiates and manages the change process, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace. Communicates a
compelling vision and need for change that generates excitement, enthusiasm, and commitment to the process. Clearly communicates the
direction, required performance, and challenges of change to all involved parties. Identifies and enlists the support of key individuals and
groups to move the change forward. Obtains and provides resources to implement change initiatives. Serves as a role model by
demonstrating commitment to innovation and continuous improvement in organizational performance.
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job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this profile.


4. Results Driven - Exceeds departmental and organizational goals and customer expectations. Makes decisions that produce high-quality
results by applying knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Delivers high-quality services and is committed to continuous
improvement. Understands the overall financial performance of the organization and applies financial concepts and practices to establish
and maintain realistic budgets. Uses financial information to monitor overall financial status of operations. Achieve budget objectives and
targets for each pharmacy cost center at the UNC Medical Center. Provide executive leadership to seek out, promote and facilitate the
rapid adoption and assimilation of best practices and innovations in service, work methods, technology, and operational systems which
improve pharmacy service, quality and productivity in the region. Provide leadership to assure Workforce Planning and
Leadership/Management Development programs are in place and to ensure an effective team necessary for the long term success of
Pharmacy Services at the UNC Medical Center. Provide leadership and direction to assure compliance with North Carolina Pharmacy law
and regulations, pharmacy business practices, accreditation standards, and other institutional policies. In coordination with the Vice
President, Operations UNC Hospitals and System Vice President, Pharmacy UNC Health System collaborate with various senior health care
executives at the UNC Medical Center (VPs, Directors, etc.) to develop operating plans and to ensure that strategy, initiatives and
monitoring systems and tools are aligned with the operating plan. Responsible for all financial targets and performance metrics. Develop
and implement appropriate productivity management programs for each area of pharmacy practice. Be responsible for adherence with
inventory management, drug procurement and drug distribution requirements, standards and regulations.


5. Academic Success - Articulate and advocate a vision for the School of Pharmacy as an institution, as well as for the experiential education
it provides. Participate as a member of the University faculty. Lead the evolution and creation of new knowledge through the development
and support of investigations to advance health care. Provide current and innovative pharmaceutical information and instruction to
professionals, learners, as well as the general public.

The Clinical Pharmacy Director will be responsible for the following:

- All Clinical programs at UNC Rex

- Ten Clinical Pharmacist Practitioners (CPPs) staffed
- Ambulatory Clinics
- PGY1 and PGY2 Residency Program
- School of Pharmacy Learner Program
- Drug Information and Formulary Management
- Maintain a staff of 3 direct reports and 65 indirect reports
Highly Prefer applicants with direct Clinical Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacy Management experience.  Also, strongly prefer candidates with an MBA or HSPA.  In addition, prefer candidates with experience as a Residency Program Director with a strong interest in teaching and growing the learner and residency programs.

Qualifications

Education Requirements:


● Degree in pharmacy required. PharmD preferred.


Licensure/Certification Requirements:

● Licensed as a Registered Pharmacist or eligible for licensure to practice Pharmacy in the state of North Carolina.

Professional Experience Requirements:
● Seven (7) years of pharmacist experience, including five years of pharmacy management experience.

Primary Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Department: REXH-23025-Inpatient Pharmacy

Shift: Day Job

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