Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Director of Pharmacy Systems to direct, oversee, and serve as the practice leader/advocate for Pharmacy Services across the enterprise, including inpatient and outpatient settings, coordinate services and provide leadership for designated areas. The Director of Pharmacy Systems will have 24 hour accountability for assigned area(s), rotating administrative and clinical call duties among the pharmacy administrative staff. This person will also ensure the effective, efficient and safe provision of pharmaceutical care for patients served by Children’s.
Defines operational standards, organizes department-level activities to achieve optimum service delivery/systems/care/processes, setting high performance objectives for the department. Holds self and others accountable to meet stated objectives, outcomes, goals, timetables and commitments, adhering to standards even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.
1. Implements and maintains management systems of planning, marketing, finance, personnel and administration consistent with short and long range strategies of the health system. Evaluates and revises operations systems to meet the needs of the customer and support operational efficiency and effectiveness across the system.
2. Implements procedures to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of pharmacy operations for the health system, while achieving standards. Develops, gains approval, implements and manages pharmacy standards and outcomes. Ensures compliance with standards, measures and achieves outcomes.
3. Ensures quality, patient safety and appropriateness of services and practice through assessment, design, measurement and on-going evaluation of pharmacy services for the health system.
4. Develops and recommends short and long term goals for assigned areas. Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of approved projects.
5. Develops staff by defining performance objectives, and gaining commitment to achieve them. Ensures the skills and competencies of staff through assessment, training and development. Coaches, provides feedback and maintains active communication with staff
Selects/hires employees and oversees training on job related tasks
Conducts employee performance management duties including completion and delivery of performance evaluations, setting goals, dissemination of information, coaching, addressing performance issues/routine correction actions, and recommending termination of employment.
Makes salary recommendations
Submits notifications for personnel actions (e.g., status changes, terminations)
Determines human resource needs
Participates in the development and implementation of strategic objectives for the division
Develops and implements business plans for the department(s) that support the goals and strategies of the organization
Defines and approves processes and procedures within the department(s)
Develops and recommends policies related to the operational or functional area
Develops the annual budget for the operational or functional area including human resource needs
Prepares budget variance reports and develops corrective strategies to meet the area’s operational or financial plan
Applies business and management expertise to set direction, measure results, resolve problems, and achieve operational and financial objectives
Ensures compliance with quality assurance, safety practices, policies, regulatory, and legal requirements
6. Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Requires knowledge of business/financial implications of pharmacy and the impact on the organization.
Requires the ability to work with physicians and other organizational leaders to advance the pharmacy services
Requires advanced interpersonal, communication, analytical and decision making skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited college or university required
Minimum of two years' experience supervising in a hospital pharmacy setting required
Completion of Pharmacy Residency or Board Certification strongly preferred
Current and valid state of Nebraska licensure to practice Pharmacy required.
Internal Number: 6620
About Children's Hospital & Medical Center-Omaha
We are proud to be the regional leader in pediatric health care and most comprehensive pediatric congenital cardiac care program. Children’s is the only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in Nebraska and is a Level IV Regional NICU and Fetal Care Center, providing expertise to the most critically ill newborns.The 146-bed medical center cares for patients through NICU, PICU, Medical/Surgical, ambulatory and home healthcare and is a Magnet-recognized medical center.