Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking a Pharmacy Director to join our team. The Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the pharmacy department. The candidate will assume responsibility for the development and communication of departmental mission, vision, strategic objectives, and goals.
Assesses the healthcare environment, identifying opportunities for developing or improving medication use systems, pharmaceutical care services or other related issues. Develops proposals, justifications, and secures administrative support and funding.
Plans, conceptualizes, develops, organizes, implements, systematically evaluates, and revises medication use systems and pharmaceutical care services & programs.
Develops, implements, revises, and effectively communicates policies and procedures.
Identifies, develops, implements, and revises physical facility, equipment, information systems and/or other non-personnel needs.
Ensures the availability of pharmaceuticals, the continued operation of medication use systems and provision of pharmaceutical care services during emergency & disaster occurrences through participation in the institution's and community's emergency and disaster planning efforts.
Responsible for the performance of all pharmacy personnel job functions and activities.
Ensures effective and timely employee recruitment, orientation, training, recognition performance appraisal and planning, and retention programs and processes as well as develops a highly effective multi-disciplinary departmental leadership team.
Identifies and evaluates workload and quality indicators, to revise staffing levels and skill mix to ensure that work schedules, assignments, and procedures optimize the effective use of personnel resources.
Responsible for all pharmaceutical contracting, procurement, receiving, security, inventory control, and distribution policies, procedures, and processes.
Develops the annual budget. Monitors and manages departmental revenues and expenses. Performs financial audits and other analysis to ensure accurate, appropriate, and timely recording and classification of departmental modeled revenue, actual revenue capture and expenses.
Participates in and provides oversight and guidance for the educational, research, presentation and publication activities of the department.
Serves as the primary pharmacy representative on selected organizational committees as appropriate, along with other Administration and Division leadership team members.
Facilitates the ongoing communication and information sharing of issues and initiatives within DH and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Alliance.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Perform all duties of a registered pharmacist in the state of NH including providing vaccinations approved for administration by the NH Board of Pharmacy. This requirement causes a regular, or frequent potential occupational exposure to blood or bodily fluids and is assigned a Level 1 Classification for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The employee may be expected to render medical assistance as part of job description. Bloodborne pathogen training is required and hepatitis B vaccinations will be offered.
BS or PharmD with an advanced pharmacy degree or business degree with 10 years of progressively more responsible pharmacy practice management and/or departmental administration experience in a large tertiary care medical center, preferably as a part of an integrated healthcare system required.
Experience in the clinical practice and/or practice management within several continuum of care sites.
Strong leadership, communication and financial skills.
Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a multi-disciplinary, multi-component environment.
Active participation and experience in professional organizations, educational endeavors and/or research initiatives is highly desirable.
Pharmaceutical licensure in the state of New Hampshire.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, located in Lebanon, NH on the Vermont/New Hampshire border is New Hampshire’s only integrated, academic, Level I trauma center. Home to the prestigious Ivy League Dartmouth College, the Lebanon/Hanover area is a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Dartmouth-Hitchco...ck includes a modern 400-bed tertiary care hospital, research and clinical facilities for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic. In addition, we were the first hospital in New Hampshire to receive Magnet status and have been consistently rated one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.