Sutter Health Assistant Director, Pharmacy Services (Full Time-Day Shift) in Oakland, California

Incumbent in this role has dual campus responsibility and is accountable for the planning and operational management of the hospital Pharmacies. Employeeassures the delivery of quality patient care through implementation and maintenance of distributive and clinical programs. Assures effective integration of Pharmacy activities and objectives within the Pharmacy Department through implementation of effective and efficient policies & procedures and cost-effective issues. Monitors and maintains labor productivity and financial data within the department. Provides leadership in planning, budgeting, formulary management, standardization of processes, and implementation of strategic plans, best practice clinical programs and cost saving initiatives. Ensures and implements patient medication safety strategies.

Education: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited School of Pharmacy or B.S. degree with advanced clinical training experience. Satisfactory completion of Pharmacy Residency Program or equivalent experience preferred.Bachelor or Master’s degree in Business Administration preferred.

License/Certification:**Valid Pharmacist license issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

Experience: Prior successful management experience, preferably at a large multi-hospital organization,as would typically be obtained through three to five years of experience in an In Charge Pharmacist, Pharmacy Manager or Director role.Strong clinical background and experience in successfully influencing physician medication selections.Demonstrated experience in project coordination and implementation of best practice clinical programs and cost containment initiatives.Experience with budget preparation and planning for multiple facilities.

Experience with electronic health record application preferred.Experience with medical payment/reimbursement programs. Experience in a union environment is desired.

Specific skills: Excellent team leadership, organization and problem solving skills.

Excellent written and veral communication skills, and interpersonal skills to establish excellent working relationships with staff, management and other hospital personnel, and to build teams and consensus.

Ability to implement projects effectively across multiple facilities.

Ability to form strong physician relations.

Ability to effectively coordinate and implement changes in operations

Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks/projects under heavy and frequently changing workload conditions, and frequent interruptions.

Ability to deal with complex situations with variations in policies, rules and regulations.

Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, creativity and innovation.

Ability to respond to sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

Ability to use computerized systems, medication and safety technologies, and automated dispensing equipment.

Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.Must have own transportation/vehicle to attend meetings off site.

General: Active membership in professional organizations.

Organization: *Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Title: Assistant Director, Pharmacy Services (Full Time-Day Shift)

Location: California-East Bay-Oakland

Requisition ID: ABSMC-1806903

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.