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Competition #:845301

Job Title:Director, Pharmacy

Department:7070 - Pharmacy

Job Category:Pharmacy

FTE:1.00 - 40 hours

Posted Date:09-13-2019

Closing date:09-28-2019

Schedule:40 hrs/wk; M-F 0700 to 1630 & Sat- 0800-1200

FLSA Status:Exempt (Salaried)



Maintains and coordinates systems to ensure that pharmacy operations run efficiently on a day-to-day basis. Ensures appropriate pharmaceutical care is administered to patients of the medical center and its clinics.  Supervises technical and assistant director pharmacy personnel involved in pharmacy operations.  Analyzes systems and operations of the department via quality control measures in order to rectify problems.  Coordinates all facets of operations within the department.  Performs duties of a staff pharmacist as required.


  1. Records transacted business and participates actively in the initiation, maintenance and control of the hospital and clinic formulary system.
  2. Disseminates drug information to health care professionals and patients.
  3. Supervises Pharmacy computer systems.
  4. Ensures that the appropriate security processes and procedures are in place for medications throughout the medical center and clinics.
  5. Functions as a non-voting member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of the Medical Staff.
  6. Consults with other department directors, hospital administration and other hospital and clinic personnel. Initiates appropriate action to correct problem areas and supervises interactions between pharmacy personnel, hospital and clinic personnel and the public.
  7. Responsible for the development of objectives for and monitoring actual performance of pharmacy care and patient/customer satisfaction in the Pharmacy.
  8. Ensures appropriate orientation of all staff to work area or procedures prior to allowing independent work.
  9. Demonstrate ability to work closely with multi-disciplinary team(s) to facilitate the improvement of patient care on a continuum
  10. Meets basic job requirements for all managerial positions at CGH Medical Center.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Current Illinois Pharmacist License.
  • Minimum of three years of supervisory or management experience in a medical center pharmacy setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with in-depth knowledge of Windows and pharmacy software applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communications skills required.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients served on assigned unit. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served. Able to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s needs and provide the appropriate care, including age-related care, needed by the neonate, pediatric, adolescent and/or geriatric patient group.