Assistant Director of PharmacySteward Health Care - Houston, TX
Assistant Director of Pharmacy','1705920','!*!The Assistant Director of Pharmacy is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the pharmacy department. In addition, the Assistant Director of Pharmacy provides pharmaceutical care to patients as a staff pharmacist as needed. This position will assist the Director of Pharmacy to assure all legal, regulatory, and accrediting requirements are maintained at the best demonstrated practice. Maintain a professional presence throughout the hospital. Assure pharmacy services and activities are carried out to meet goals and standards of Steward Health Care. In the absence of the Director of Pharmacy, the Assistant Director of Pharmacy is required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the Director of Pharmacy.
Supervise pharmacists and pharmacy supportive personnel
Maintain schedules for staff
Maintain, and update a pharmacy Policy and Procedure manual for the department
Participate in the hospital P&T committee, assuring (but not limited to) the following items are part of the committee meetings: current drug trends, formulary additions, formulary deletions, annual formulary approval, non-formulary drug use, drug shortages, cost control initiatives, updates to the Policy and Procedure manual, annual review of order sets and protocols, black box warning, ADR reporting, pharmacy intervention reporting, controlled substance audit reporting, automation reporting.
Assist with the Antibiotic Stewardship program, in conjunction with multidisciplinary team members.
Participate in hospital committee meetings necessary to enhance practice and patient care
Meet or exceed all Accreditation Bodies (TJC, DNV, CMS, BOP) standards related to pharmacy
Assure there is a process for patient and department charges, and that they are accurately and timely posted to accounts
Purchase drugs and supplies in accordance with GPO bids and Steward Health Care best demonstrated practices
Assist in the development and maintenance of information systems and other technology applications within the Pharmacy
Use Econotherapeutic best practices in formulary and cost control
Use Steward Health Care applications, to analyze data and manage clinical initiatives
Responsible for all drug storage areas in accordance with legal and best demonstrated practice
Oversee preparation and delivery of medication throughout the hospital
Establish standards and training for sterile product preparation in compliance with USP 795/797/800 non-sterile and sterile preparation standards, including annual review of master formulation records
Assist with the pharmacy quality activities
Assist with the medication safety program.
Achieve acceptable scores on operations assessments/audits (PPA, Regulatory, Accreditation, BOP, etc)
Arrange/conduct hospital and pharmacy orientation for new hires within 60 days
Assist in the develop and implement a training and competency program for all staff and maintain records of those completed competencies
Assist the Director with the pharmacy budget and all aspects related to the financial program.
Reconcile financial information and communicate on a timely basis
Assure approval of MUE criteria, perform MUE, and report results in committee meetings
Assure adequate control and documentation of controlled substances
Has Power of Attorney to order Schedule II drugs
Ensure documentation for all drug recalls
Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, and quality improvement programs
Maintains all required training and education per department requirements.
Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, security, fire, and infection control. Complies with all applicable state, local and federal regulations','!*!
Current license to practice Pharmacy in state and maintains all required CE
Graduate of college of Pharmacy accredited by ACPE or equivalent
Previous pharmacist experience or previous hospital pharmacy experience
Training and proficiency in age specific therapies for hospital patients
Neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric
Customer oriented at all times - must be diplomatic
Manage diverse workforce
Pressure to perform in emergency situations
Overall decision-making responsibility
Ability to handle multiple projects
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled','Professional - Non Nursing','Texas-Houston','','St. Joseph Medical Center','Bachelor's Degree','','Full Time Benefit Eligible 36-40 hrs/wk','Full Time Benefit Eligible 36-40 hrs/wk','Days','Days','Assistant Director of Pharmacy
9 days 21 hours ago
Steward Health Care
applyAssistant Director of Pharmacy Steward Health Care - Houston, TX, United States
Steward Health Care System is a community-based accountable care organization and community hospital network with more than 17,000 employees serving more than one million patients annually in more than 150 communities. Each hospital and facility within the Steward family, while part of an extensive network of health care providers, has its own rich history of providing outstanding, compassionate care right in the communities where patients need it most. Hospitals in the system include Carney Hospital in Dorchester, Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, Morton Hospital in Taunton, Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer, New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton, Norwood Hospital, Quincy Medical Center, Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton.
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