DIRECTOR OF PHARMACY

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
COMPETITIVE
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 11, 2017
Specialty
Managerial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120966

Job Summary

Location:
Stroger Hospital Department: Managed Care

The
Director of Pharmacy provides professional, technical and administrative
direction for pharmaceutical services supporting Managed Care/County Care. Provides guidance and support to professional
and clinical staff. Works independently
and as a collaborative member of the CountyCare administrative team and with
all levels of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).

Reporting
Relationships


Has a dual
reporting relationship to the Medical Director-Managed Care for administrative
responsibilities and/or to the Senior Director of Pharmacy Services for
pharmacy practice responsibilities.

Minimum
Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy
    from an accredited college or university is
    required.
    Must provide official
    transcript at time of interview.
  • Current State of Illinois Pharmacist
    License, in good standing is required.
    Must provide license at time of interview.
  • Five (5) years of full-time work
    experience in pharmacy management is required.
  • Seven (7) years of full-time work
    experience as a pharmacist within an institutional/hospital pharmacy
    environment is required.
  • Prior experience working for a Managed
    Care Organization (MCO) is required.

Preferred
Qualifications

  • Completion of an American Society of
    Heath-System Pharmacists (ASHP) approved hospital residency is preferred.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) is
    preferred.

MUST
MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Other Characteristics
  • Knowledge
    to evaluate and recommend policies to improve health outcomes and reduce cost
    of care.
  • Applicant
    should possess a thorough knowledge of health system and pharmacy policies,
    procedures, and techniques, federal and State laws and regulations relating to
    relevant pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical entities and their generic and
    scientific names, clinical pharmacy applications, research techniques, teaching
    programs, drug information programs, unit dose and LV. programs, inventory control,
    purchasing, management, automation and data processing systems as applicable.
  • Ability to
    communicate effectively with a wide variety of groups and individuals
  • Plan and
    implement policies and procedures
  • Interpret and
    prepare statistical reports
  • Skill in the
    use of a Microsoft Office products, relevant repackaging equipment, and data
    processing hardware is required.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County
Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged
Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less
than 6 months of continuous service

To take
advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

  • Identify self as a Veteran on the
    employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the
    question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

  • Attach
    a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22
    (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note:
    If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one
    with the latest date. Coast Guard must
    submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department
    of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After
    9/11). Discharge papers must list and
    Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge
    papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR
  • A
    copy of a valid State ID Card or
    Driver’s License
    which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may
    also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not
be eligible for Veteran Preference


VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL
APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT
TIME OF INTERVIEW.


Benefits
Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation
    Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and
    Sick Time

  • You may also qualify
    for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For
further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the
following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

Degrees
awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one
of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an
approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National
Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of
International Credential Evaluators (AICE).
Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

*Please note all offers of
Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory
professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background
checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a
physical and pre-employment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictly
prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any
term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political
reason or factor.

COOK
COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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