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Director of Pharmacy

Singing River Health System
Pascagoula

Job Description

The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for the overall direction of the department to meet patient and physician needs, and assures that the Pharmacy meets the standards of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the CMS Conditions of Participation and the applicable laws of the State of Mississippi.

Education
Graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy.

License
Must be licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Pharmacy.

Experience
Three (3) years experience as a Staff Hospital Pharmacist. Previous experience in Pharmacy supervision preferred.

Physical Demands
Work is moderately active: involves sitting with frequent requirements to move about the office, move about the facility, and to travel to another facility within the SRHS service area. Work involves exerting a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Work involves using repetitive motions: substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard copier and 10-key.

Work involves being able to perceive the nature of sound at normal speaking levels with or without correction; the ability to make fine discriminations in sound. Work requires close visual and acuity and the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus, i.e. shift gaze from viewing a computer monitor to forms/printed material that are closer to compare data at close vision.

Must be able to work for extended periods of time without experiencing undue fatigue. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Mental Demands
Must demonstrate keen mental faculties/assessment and decision making abilities. Must demonstrate superior communication/speaking/enunciation skills to receive and give information in person and by telephone. Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Must possess emotional stability conducive to dealing with high stress levels. Must demonstrate ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in complex situations is required. Must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Special Demands
Must possess superior customer service skills and professional etiquette. Must possess proficient knowledge and ability to use a computer (must be keyboard proficient) and other office technology (i.e., telephone, fax, etc.). Must have working knowledge of MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Job requires traveling throughout the SRHS service area with the employee providing his/her own transportation. Must have a valid driver license.

Work requires the ability to function independently, adapt to workload demands, set priorities, and understand and set goals. Must possess highly developed organizational, planning and management writing skills. Must understand the fundamentals of automated data processing, and be able to quickly gain a detailed understanding of complex computerized and non-computerized information.

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