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Community Health Systems, Inc.

Director of Pharmacy

Community Health Systems, Inc. - Carlsbad, NM

Director of Pharmacy

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Community Health Systems


Carlsbad Medical Center




New Mexico (NM)

Position type:


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

Pharmacy License in the state of NM.

Thorough knowledge of pharmacology and medical therapeutics.

Thorough knowledge of laws and regulations governing pharmacy practice.

Familiar with accepted and innovative standards of pharmacy practice.


Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy.


1. Master's Degree

2. Bilingual

3. Parenteral Pharmacist Permit (with 6 months of hire date).

25 days 10 hours ago

Community Health Systems, Inc.


Director of Pharmacy Community Health Systems, Inc. - Carlsbad, NM, United States


Location: Carlsbad, NM

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.