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Director of Pharmacy

Springhill Medical Center - Springhill, LOUISIANA  
Working Full Time Director Position Avalaible - Excellent opportunity for the right canidate.
The Pharmacy Director will be in charge of all day to day operations including the managment of one full time staff pharmacist and one full time pharmacy tech.

The Pharmacy Director will report
to the Chief Operating Officer.

Must have worked 2 years as a pharmacist Pharmacy Director Responsibilities: Responsible for complete supervision, management, and compliance with all federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of pharmacy with the hospital. This responsibility includes accountability for any violation involving federal or state laws or regulations occurring with the pharmaceutical services provided to the hospital by the hospital pharmacy department that is supervised by the Director of Pharmacy/Pharmacist in Charge. Responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures regarding quality pharmacy services including drug control, distribution, patient compliance accountability, inspection, and record keeping. It is a violation of the Board Permit for any person to subvert the authority of the Director of Pharmacy/Pharmacist in Charge by impeding the management of the prescription department or pharmaceutical services in compliance of federal and state pharmacy laws and regulations. Responsible for the proper maintenance of all prescription records. This includes electronic prescription records and the system?s compliance and capacity to produce the required records. Responsible for the implementation of a recall procedure that can be readily activated to assure patient safety. Responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that discontinued or outdated drugs or containers with worn, illegible, or missing labels are withdrawn from the pharmacy inventory. Responsible for written notice to the Board of Pharmacy for any designation changes. Will sign an affidavit of responsibility and duties supplied by the Board of Pharmacy indicating his understanding and acceptance of the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Pharmacy/Pharmacist in Charge. This notarized document shall be submitted to the Board for inclusion in the pharmacy?s record located in the Board?s office. Will not hold a Director of Pharmacy/Pharmacist in Charge position ate more than one pharmacy permit, unless approved by the Board. Will perform all the duties of a staff pharmacist when required.

Will perform other duties assigned by Senior Managment / Administration. Pharmacist In Charge: Reviews prescriptions issued by Physician, or other authorized prescriber to assure accuracy and determine formulas and ingredients needed. Compounds medications, using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, if applicable. Directs pharmacy workers engaged in missing, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals. Answers questions and provides information to physicians and nurses on drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and storage pharmaceuticals. Actively engages patients and clients with respect to customer service programs offered by the pharmacy. Maintains established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs. Enters data such as patient name, prescribed medication, and costs to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and inventory. Instructs interns and other pharmacy personnel on matters pertaining to pharmacy and maintains correct pharmacist to technician and pharmacist to intern ratios per state and federal law. Maintains awareness of third party Rx systems and resolves third party rejection problems promptly, and aids in resubmitting rejected claims for payment in a timely manner. Reports prescription errors immediately and adheres to company policy regarding medication incidents. Maintains awareness of loss prevention controls and procedures to identify and minimize profit loss. Develops and maintains a good working relationship with physicians and other health care professionals in order to better assist the physician and patient. May direct ancillary staff in the absence of the Director of Pharmacy. Will perform other duties as assigned. May include technician-related duties depending on available staff. Leadership: Integrates the department/service into the organizations primary function. Coordinates and interprets interdepartmental and interdepartmental services. Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services. Is able to staff according to patient/departmental needs during those times of high or low census, basing those decisions upon patient acuity in patient care areas. Determines the qualifications and competence of departmental/service personnel who provide patient care services and who are not independent practitioners. Continuously assesses and improves the performance of care and services. Maintains quality control programs, as appropriate. Orientates and provides in-service training and continuing education of all persons in the department/service. Recommends space and other resources needed by department/service. Participates in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department/service organization.

Ability to know what infromation they should manage both internaly and externaly

Contiuously works to improve work skills with employee and work relationships with in the department and outside the department

Competes employee evaluations and competencies within the time allowed in the policy and procedure. YourMembership. Category: Pharmaceutical, Keywords: Pharmacy Director