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Assistant Director Pharmacy - Acute Care Operations

Job ID: 7388
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Job Summary:

Leads a division of the Department of Pharmacy to ensure resources are aligned to meet the goals of the department. Sets strategic goals in the area(s) of responsibility. Develops and implements a comprehensive pharmacy plan while simultaneously providing leadership for pharmacy staff. Drives financial stewardship in the area of responsibility.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

1. Collaborates with the Pharmacy Director, other Managers, Leaders, Supervisors, Staff and customers to establish pharmacy department multi-year strategic goals and plans that will align with the strategic plan for the organization. Assist the Director in planning, budgeting and justifying the capital equipment, operating, and human resources requirements needed to accomplish the goals within the responsibility areas. Develop, implement and report on quality, safety, financial and customer service measures within the assigned areas of responsibility.

2. Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Ensures that departmental goals within scope match those of the organization and department. Subsequently responsible for appropriate resource allocation to meet these goals. Establishes a team environment. Builds and maintains relationships that are anchored in trust and shared decision making. Leads self and others to grow.

3. Proactively assesses the need for change and obtains resources to implement change initiatives. Communicates effectively and appropriately. Takes action to ensure that employees within their scope have the infrastructure to fully understand their roles, responsibilities and performance standards/expectations and provides ongoing feedback and support. Treats everyone in a manner that demonstrates fairness and consistency. Serves as a role model by demonstrating commitment to innovation and continuous improvement in organizational performance.

4. Exceeds departmental and organizational goals and customer expectations. Participates in decision making that produce high-quality results by applying knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Consistently conveys that customers are the highest priority. Communicates in a manner that promotes and sustains customer satisfaction and encourages others to do the same. 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 budgetary responsibilities.

5. Evaluates and addresses personnel resource needs, retention of staff and training needs to provide a consistently trained and available staff to programmatically deliver quality patient care and meet departmental goals.

6. Teaches students, residents and new pharmacy staff and participates in scholarly activities.

7. Ensures and audits compliance with federal, state, local and institutional policies, procedures, standards and regulations.

8. Responsible for ensuring enforcement of all applicable policies, standards and regulations related to Medication Safety, Medication Management and AR&L (Accreditation, Regulatory and Licensing) within areas of responsibility.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy required. Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Health Services, Business Administration, or related field is desired.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Eligible for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in NC. Licensure from NC Board of Pharmacy required within 6 months of orientation date or sooner if required for operations.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Five years of pharmacist experience or equivalent, three of which must be pharmacy supervisory experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Pharmacy Administration 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes



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