SUMMARY:The System Director is responsible for the overall operation of the organizations pharmacy services.Provides leadership and oversight in the development of departmental operational and strategic plans, coordinates pharmacy operations for the provision of pharmaceutical care, and ensures compliance with all legal, regulatory, and accreditation requirements. The System Director oversees all of CHKD's procurement,distribution, monitoring and utlization of pharmaceutics in all patient care settings. In collaboration with the medical staff and the Pharmacy Committees, develops systems and services which ensure optimal therapeutic drug utilization. Development of process to promote quality of service, budgetary compliance and establishment of departmental direction. While a high level of independence in performance of the role and/or solution of problems is expected, cooperation and collaboration is also a vital aspect of the job.The System Director reports to the Vice President.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides leadership,oversight and direction to pharmacy operations
Oversees and is accountable for expense and revenue budgets
Develops processes to meet or exceed customer service objectives
Remains knowledgable ot trends, professional standards,and new developments in pharmacy practice
Develops and maintains Performance And Quality programs and corrective actions for any deficiencies
Fosters a culture of team work, diversity, and safety consistent with that of the organization
Accountable for daily operations and other activities as assigned
Possession of a Virginia Pharmacy License in good standing or eligibility for same
Doctor of Pharmacy degree(PharmD) from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy; will consider BS in Pharmacy with commensurate clinical experience.
MS,MBA, or other advanced degree a plus but not required.
ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency with emphasis in pediatrics pharmacy practice preferred
Minimum of five years of five years of progressively more clinical experience
At least two years of leadership experience at a Manager or Director level
Experience in the entire continuum of care(e.g. inpatient, outpatient, financial,340b,etc) desirable
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters(CHKD)
CHKD was established in 1896 in Norfolk,VA by The King's Daughters, a group of community-spirited women who wanted to provide medical care for indigent mothers and their children.They established a free clinic and visiting nurse service and in 1961 built King's Daughters Children's Hospital with 88 beds. In 1979, the name was changed to Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters'. CHKD is Virginia's only freestanding, full-service pediatric hospital providing care to children from birth through the age of 21. CHKD is the heart of an integrated pediatric healthcare system with more then 2000 employees providing comprehensive primary, specialty and surgical care for children. CHKD is a not-for profit hospital committed to quality medical care for all children, CHKD has the highest percentage of Medicaid inpatient days of any hospital in Virginia at 62% of CHKD's inpatient days. By 2018, CHKD has grown to 206-beds, is a level 1 pediatric trauma center, a pediatric mental health center, offers a sleep medicine center, several urgent care centers and now employs more then 3100 employees. There are over 5000 inpatient admissions, 3000 outpatient observation patients, recognized al most ...170,000 specialty clinic visits 13,000 surgical cases. Its well recognized Emergency Center handles close to 50,000 visits from patients coming from throughout a srvice area of over 500,000 children.CHKD's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit(PICU) is the largest in the region and its Level IV Neonatal Unit at 64 beds is the regions only like facility for patients transferred from hospitals in Virginia, North Carolina and military facilities. Care is often provided by a Transport Team of Nurses and paramedics in fully equipped mobile intensive care units. The Transitional Care Unit at CHKD was one of the first developed the move from hospital to home.The Children's Rehabilitation Unit is one of the regions'only inpatients units providing care to children with sever disabilities. CHKD provides virtually all peds surgery in the region offering everything from simple outpatient procedures to complex orthopedic and heart surgery. CHKD is a teaching hospital, headquarters of Eastern Virginia Medical School's Department of Pediatrics and its reknown graduate training program in pediatrics.CHKD provides comprehensive and complex outpatient services throughout its service area with programs for Childhood Cancer, Child Abuse, health centers in a variety of medical services, both primary and specialty care, located in several geographical locations. There is a physician owned specialty group that sees almost 50,000 visits in a variety of specialties including many complex surgical sub-specialties. The CHKD Medical Group employs over 100 pediatricians in 30 locations. Children made almost 400,000 visits last year and CHKD Urgent Care offers the only urgent care service option in the area and saw over 52,000 visits last year also.Clearly, CHKD is the heart of this integrated pediatric health care system and one of only 47 freestanding pediatric hospitals in the country