Assistant Director Pharmacy Services- Inventory Management
Location: Elysburg, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-30647
The scope and breadth of responsibility will include oversight of pharmacy services for assigned campus(es), regions, or platforms. Perform and execute tasks that include planning, development, implementation, and supervision of pharmacy services at Geisinger. Facilitates and ensures the coordination of patient care through the continuum.
Assumes the responsibility for comprehensive oversight and accountability for pharmacy practice, comprehensive medication management, medication use process, and transitions of care for the patients served by Geisinger.
Empowers, motivates, and provides mentorship for other pharmacy leaders and staff across the system.
Provides oversight to ensure staff are guided and mentored appropriately to provide optimum and effective care to patients.
Acts as a role model to staff for engagement and team dynamics.
Evaluates current pharmacy practice and makes recommendations, oversees, and plans for the development of new programs based on need and opportunity.
Provides continuous leadership support to develop and embed the pharmacist provider and pharmacy technician as an integral part of the health care team.
Provides oversight, guidance, and participates when needed with respective leadership teams in performance management activities for department staff.
Oversees staff recruitment and hiring processes.
Accountable for ensuring the maintenance of standards, clinical activities, operational activities, and performance measurement tools in the areas of clinical efficiency, operational efficiency, quality and patient satisfaction.
Identifies and analyzes changes in medication utilization and costs including factors driving change trends.
Works in conjunction with pharmacists, physicians, and administrative partners to develop processes or programs to address identified issues with medication utilization and overall patient care.
Provides oversight and contributes to the development of evidence-based, cost containment and cost saving protocols and medication therapies.
Assumes overall responsibility for the financial performance of all assigned areas.
Develops, implements, and achieves budgets and provides input into business plans and financial proformas.
Utilizes reports providing metrics and quality data to monitor all revenue/expense and clinical outcomes which are reported out upon request to Medicine and Enterprise Pharmacy leadership.
Provides oversight and accountability with the leadership team for establishing, monitoring, communicating to staff, and continuously improving system performance parameters for pharmacy services.
Ensures compliance of assigned areas and services with accreditation, regulatory and corporate compliance.
Ensures updated and appropriate collaborative practice agreements are in place at all assigned practice areas.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
This is an excellent opportunity to join our Pharmacy leadership team and practice at the top of license! This is a Monday through Friday position with no weekend or holiday schedule required.
Minimum of 5 years-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 3 years-Clinical (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Pharmacist (Pennsylvania) - State of Pennsylvania
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.