Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: January 8, 2019
The Pharmacy Director is responsible for facilitating balanced and efficient departmental function. This includes establishing and maintaining a high quality of service, maximum efficiency and economy of operations through organization, management, and coordination. The Director has ultimate responsibility for, and makes final decisions and commitments within, the framework of the established department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS I ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES Personnel Management - Manage Pharmacy staffing, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and disciplinary actions. Fiscal Responsibility - Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for Pharmacy spending and initiatives. Develop and review budget for Pharmacy department and ensure it complies with stated goals, guidelines, and objectives. Regulatory & Accreditation Compliance - Develop and implement all Pharmacy policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision. Staff Development - Ensure that Pharmacy staff members are aligned with department and organizational goals. Provide continued educational opportunities to support those goals. Departmental Quality & Performance Improvement - Develop and implement strategies to continually improve quality and performance of the Pharmacy department as it relates to the mission and goals of the organization. II SERVICE EXCELLENCE/CUSTOMER SERVICE Demonstrates purposeful service excellence through exceeding patient and coworker expectations. Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee III COMPLIANCE WITH RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital policy. Adheres to federal, state and hospital rules and regulations concerning HIPAA privacy and security. Follows Hospital compliance plan and policies, including the Code of Conduct. Participates in required training for compliance related activities (HIPAA, Compliance, Patient Safety, TJC, etc.) IV UNIT SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES / DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS Acts as Administration's representative to Pharmacy staff Seeks physician input and feedback and addresses concerns with appropriate follow-through Thoroughly documents problem follow-up and measures taken to prevent recurrence Serves as an information resource for hospital staff and patients Maintains service and product contracts with vendors; complies with buying group requirements Establishes procedures, methods, and work schedule for pharmacy operations; coordinates activities with other facility departments Establishes liaisons with the nursing staff for consultation regarding medications, calculations, and intra-pharmacy/nursing operating procedures Maintains an adequate inventory of medications at the pharmacy, as well as maintains emergency medications at the hospital to insure timely implementation of medication administration Maintains availability for consultation with representative of regulatory agencies regarding hospital pharmacy practices and procedures Appropriately delegates responsibilities amongst staff Serves as Pharmacy representative to P&T Committee; participates in other hospital committees and groups as appropriate Ensures security in the pharmacy and medication security throughout the facility in regards to federal, state and regulatory agency statutes, rules, and regulations. V PROFESSIONALISM Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making and professional growth. Participates and contributes to departmental meetings and activities. POPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIA No Rating Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with customers of all ages, recognizing language and learning barriers, and technology challenges. Able to state his/her duties during a code pink drill. VII CORE VALUES Patient Centered: is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients' expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient's safety above all else. Teamwork: works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendas Respect for Others: actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly. He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance. The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders Accountability: takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital's guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders. He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customers Integrity: is truthful, trustworthy, and principled. He/she demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others. The employee's word can be trusted. Behavior is consistent with these AVH Core Values EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from recognized School of Pharmacy Prior hospital pharmacy experience required Prior management experience preferred Strong knowledge of 340B program and USP 800 required LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION -- Current State of Colorado pharmacy license -- Current BLS certification KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS -- Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail -- Relatively high degree of analytical abilities -- Strong interpersonal skills required -- Ability to work independently LANGUAGE SKILLS -- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English WORKING CONDITIONS -- Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature -- May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities -- May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices -- May be exposed to stressful situations PHYSICAL DEMANDS On-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities. - Percent of Time - Stand: 10% Walk: 10% Sit: 80% Talk or hear: 99% Use hands to finger, handle or feel: 100% Push or pull: 10% Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: 10% Reach with hands and arms: 10% Taste or smell: 5% This job requires that weight be lifted or force be exerted. - Yes/ No - Up to 10 pounds: yes Up to 25 pounds: yes Up to 50 pounds: no Up to 100 pounds: no More than 100 pounds: no This job has vision requirements as follows: - Yes/No - Clear close vision: yes Clear distance vision: yes Depth perception: yes Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships: yes Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus: yes Specific demands not listed: WORK ENVIRONMENT Job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions: -Yes/No - Wet, humid conditions (non-weather): no Work near moving mechanical parts: yes Fumes or airborne particles: yes Toxic or caustic chemicals: yes Outdoor weather conditions: no Extreme cold (non-weather): no Extreme heat (non-weather): no Risk of electrical shock: yes Work with explosives: no Risk of radiation: no Vibration: no Hearing ability required for work environment is: - Yes/No - Ability to hear alarms on equipment: yes Ability to hear patient call: yes Ability to hear instructions clearly: yes - Hi/Med/Lo - The typical noise level for the work environment is: med Repetitive Motion Actions - Percent of Time - Repetitive use of foot control: 00% Repetitive use of hands: 100% Grasping - simple/light: 80% Grasping - firm/heavy: 2% Fine dexterity: 50%
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