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Pharmacy - Director of Pharmacy, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 08-17-2018
Job summary:
  • The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for overseeing all medication storage and preparation. 
  • The Director of Pharmacy ensures that the pharmacy provides optimal services; meets all legal, accreditation, and certification requirements; and complies with all applicable policies, procedures, codes, and standards of the organization.
  • Supervises all pharmacy personnel assigned to pharmacy location. 
  • Ability to work independently and handle stress appropriately.  
  • Ability to work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff. 
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule. 
  • Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergency requests. 
  • Ability to exercise sound professional judgment. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Ability to meet the pharmaceutical care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. 
  • Ability to evaluate medical literature.
Reporting Relationship:  
  • Director of Corporate Pharmacy Services
  • 1)   Graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS in Pharmacy or PharmD degree
  • 2)   5-7 years health system experience preferred, with 3-5 years in a management position required.

Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire. 
New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).

Physical requirements: 
  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers. 
  • May require lifting and carrying light loads (up to 40 lbs.), including boxes, equipment, and IV solutions and stooping or kneeling (ex. To pick up items from the floor, to remove and replace items on lower shelves, and to file documents in lower file drawers).  
  • Walking or standing for long periods of time (4-12 hours) is often necessary. 
  • Employee must be able to physically operate the equipment used for the job. 
  • Minimum of 40 hours per week, but hours may be long and irregular; includes evening, weekends, and holidays as necessary.
OSHA Task Category Three: 
There is no anticipated risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. 
Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.

Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.

Employee Status:  
  • Exempt
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