System Level Director of Ambulatory / Specialty Pharmacy (Senior Director)
NYC Health + Hospitals
June 6, 2018
New York, New York
118,478 - 185,000
Full Time - Experienced
The system level Director has responsibility for the management and operations of clinic-based pharmacy services. These responsibilities include the development and implementation of departmental operations plans, quality of service, expense control and effective management of capital and human resources for clinic-based pharmacy services. Services include the incorporation of pharmacists and pharmacy technician liaisons into ambulatory clinics where they collaborate with medical staff to develop and maintain treatment algorithms/protocols. Services also involve the direct interaction with patients to provide affordability of the prescribed medication regimen.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Establishes and maintains practice/service standards for the clinic-based pharmacists and pharmacy technician liaisons.
In collaborations with the Corporate Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Chief Medical Officer, and other stakeholders develops business and operations plans for ambulatory pharmacy services and specific programs and services within it.
Collaborates with physician faculty, other clinical/support directors to ensure that effective coordination of services within and between departments.
Collaborates with medical staff in order to assure optimal medication management
1. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Hospital Administration, Health Care Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration or an approved related program and seven years of progressively responsible experience in health and medical service administration, public administration, personnel and labor relations, finance or appropriate functional discipline with an emphasis on planning, liaison and interorganizational relationships, or related administrative or managerial functions; or, 2. A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university and eight years of progressively responsible experience in health and medical service administration, public administration, personnel and labor relations, finance or appropriate functional discipline with an emphasis on planning, liaison and interorganizational relationships, or related administrative or managerial functions; or, 3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Graduation from an accredited College of Pharmacy (PharmD; and
Possession of a valid New York State Pharmacy license; and
Five or more years of full time experience as a Licensed Practicing Pharmacist, of which at least four years shall have been in an administrative, managerial experience in pharmacy practice managerial and supervisory capacity in a Pharmacy in a hospital, health or medical care facility; and,
Board certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacotheraphy and,
Ability to formulate, develop and implement pharmacy service programs and to direct and supervise pharmacy service personnel and staff activities; and
Ability to work effectively with administrative staff, medical and nursing personnel, and to coordinate Pharmacy programs and activities throughout the facility;
Master’s degree in Pharmacy Management, Hospital Administration or Business is preferred
Experience with Specialty Pharmacy Provider is preferred
Proven experience in leading quality and service improvement activities and achieving outcomes that respond to customer expectations.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assessing market opportunities, developing business plans, and implementing programs to respond to such opportunities.
Experience in effectively leading the design and organization of work and allocation of resources to achieve appropriate staffing levels, staffing mix and productivity levels.
Knowledge and experience in service pricing and contract negotiations is preferred.
Internal Number: 37053
About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, and Correctional Health Services. Our diverse workforce is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible.