Assistant Director - Pharmacy - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center, located in Greenville, North Carolina, serves as the academic teaching hospital for Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Additionally, VMC is home to Centers of Excellence in Stroke, Bariatric Surgery, and Trauma and Critical Care Surgery. Recently named among the nation’s Best Regional Hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report, VMC is a 900 bed, Level 1 Trauma Center and the third largest medical center in North Carolina.

Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. At Vidant Health, we strive to provide best-in-region access to health care, exceptional experiences and optimal outcomes. If we do our jobs well, then healthier communities will result.  Vidant Health is a regional health system made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and specialty health care services. Together we serve 29 counties in eastern North Carolina, and we’re working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people serve.

 

Vidant Medical Center is looking for an Assistant Director for Clinical Services to become part of our Pharmacy team. 

Pharmacy Highlights

  • Well established decentralized clinical services throughout the institution

  • PGY1 residency program and PGY2 in Critical Care

  • Integrated electronic health record (EPIC) with CPOE

  • Training site for schools of pharmacy in North Carolina

  • Local, state and national educational opportunities

The Pharmacy Department at Vidant Medical Center is made up of over 200 employees who are committed to providing excellent patient care by assuming ownership of the medication use process. By collaborating with our healthcare colleagues, we strive to promote optimal, safe and cost-effective medication use that will produce positive patient care outcomes.

In order to meet the needs of our growing system, the Department of Pharmacy Services at Vidant Medical Center remains progressive clinically, technologically and academically. We currently provide unit-based and service-based decentralized pharmacy services in a variety of inpatient areas including adult and pediatric medicine, cardiology, critical care and emergency medicine.

Innovative technology remains at the core of our commitment to patient safety. We continue to maximize our use of EPIC through essential elements such as CPOE, clinical decision support, MyChart and telemedicine initiatives.  Additionally, we are collaborating with our regional partners to standardize practices that enable us to provide high quality and cost-effective care throughout our region to support growth and sustainability.

Academically, we enjoy healthy working relationships with the schools of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina and Campbell University and provide a wide variety of student training experiences through IPPE and APPE rotational offerings.  Student precepting opportunities are available for residents on many rotations.

Assistant Director for Clinical Pharmacy Services - Vidant Medical Center Department of Pharmacy is searching for an exceptional individual to lead our Clinical Services.  The Assistant Director for Clinical Pharmacy Services is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive patient-focused services for patients in medicine, critical care, cardiology, emergency medicine, and behavioral health and rehabilitation units.  Primary responsibilities include direct supervision for two pharmacy supervisors, coordination and recruiting of pharmacy personnel in decentralized areas, and development of critical metrics to evaluate accuracy, safety and cost effectiveness of clinical services.  The Assistant Director for Clinical Pharmacy Services also participates in strategic planning, as well as budgetary development and implementation for the pharmacy. Additional roles include advocating for expansion of pharmacy learner involvement in patient care, facilitating professional growth and development of staff, and interfacing with hospital and departmental leadership to further pharmacy’s role in direct patient care.

This successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, be adept with change management and have experience successfully leading a clinical department in a large academic health care facility.  

Minimum Requirements

  • Pharm.D degree
  • North Carolina Pharmacy license required
  • 5 or more years hospital pharmacy leadership experience

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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