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Community Health Systems, Inc.

Dir Pharmacy

Community Health Systems, Inc. - Lake City, FL

Dir Pharmacy

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Community Health Systems


Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center


Lake City


Florida (FL)

Position type:


Job Title

Dir Pharmacy


Shands Lake Shore Regional Medical Center


Lake City, Florida


Pharmacy Services



Employee Status



Day Shift

Job Description

Directs, establishes, and plans the overall policies and goals for a hospital's pharmacy services. Maintains contact with other department heads, medical staff, and nursing staff to determine needs, resolve problems, improve processes and promote effective drug therapy. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management.

Job Requirements

Requires a bachelor's degree and/or an advanced degree in pharmacy. Must be licensed to practice in the State of Florida and have a consulting license as well. Progressive leadership and manager skills with at least 5 years of experience in the field.

7 days 18 hours ago

Community Health Systems, Inc.


Dir Pharmacy Community Health Systems, Inc. - Lake City, FL, United States


Location: Lake City, FL

Company Profile:
Community Health Systems is founded with the first purchase of a hospital in May 1985. The second hospital purchase took place soon thereafter in January 1986. 1991: The company issues its initial public offering. June 1996: An affiliate of Forstmann Little & Co. acquires the company in a $1.1 billion leveraged buyout. Month 1997: Wayne T. Smith is recruited as President and Chief Executive Officer, adding Chairman of the Board Responsibilities in 2001. His appointment as CEO begins a period of exponential growth through acquisitions and improved operations. June 2000: Community Health Systems, Inc. is taken public for the second time on the New York Stock Exchange trading under the symbol CYH with an initial offering price of $13 per share. July 2007: Community Health Systems, Inc. completes the acquisition of Triad Hospitals, Inc. adding more than 50 hospitals and nearly doubling the size of the organization. The acquisition includes subsidiary Quorum Health Resources, LLC (QHR), a hospital management and consulting company with approximately 150 independent community hospital clients. January 2014: Community Health Systems, Inc. completes the acquisition of Health Management Associates, Inc., adding approximately 70 hospitals to the organization.