HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Pharmacy in Aurora, Colorado

Position Summary: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora by optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Responsible for operations of assigned departments and the integration of the service within overall hospital functions. Collaborates in decision-making structures and processes. Knowledgeable of healthcare trends and integrates into strategic planning for department(s). Accountable for the implementation of an effective and continuous program to measure, assess and improve performance. Assures a high level of customer satisfaction. Manages productivity to achieve budgetary targets. Must be willing to assume twenty-four hour responsibility for patient care and a leadership role with the health care team in planning and delivering patient care. Responsible for the planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring, evaluation, and documentation of pharmacy department activities. Insures compliance with hospital policies, professional standards, and relevant Federal and State laws and regulations as it pertains to the practice of pharmacy.

The Medical Center of Aurora expects our twelve core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA creates the work environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

I. Position Requirements:

A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure in the state of Colorado as a Registered Pharmacist.

B. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy. Advanced degree and pharmacy residency preferred

C. Experience: Minimum 5 years hospital pharmacy experience with progressively increasing responsibilities, or 3 years pharmacy supervisory experience. Clinical experience and management background preferred.

D. Special Qualifications: Works independently to effectively problem solve issues with staff and develop a workable solution. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Must have a willingness to participate in guidance and counseling of personnel. Must have interpersonal skills to act as a mediator between patient care and administration. Proficiency in computer skills, critical thinking skills, and public speaking skills. Knowledgeable of local, state, and federal regulations that impact areas of their responsibility.

II. Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Chief Nursing Officer. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

III. Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)

Title: Director Pharmacy

Location: Colorado-Aurora-The Medical Center of Aurora

Requisition ID: 03191-59195