Director-Pharmacy-Hospital

Director of Pharmacy
Lexington, KY

Currently seeking a talented and dedicated Pharmacy Director for a great opportunity in the Lexington, KY area. The ideal candidate will possess 2+ years current experience working in acute care hospital in the pharmacy or completion of PGY1 residency.

Responsibilities of the Director of Pharmacy

  • Manages drug therapy protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug related problems
  • Provides drug information and education to medical staff, healthcare professionals, and patients, and pharmacy students
  • Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts
  • Evaluates medication orders for accuracy and completeness prior to order entry. Checks for accuracy after filling by technicians
  • Maintains adequate knowledge of pharmacy automated systems and computer software
  • Ability to manage patients in an outpatient anticoagulation clinic, including operation of Point-of-Care testing, evaluation of results, dosing and scheduling

Requirements of the Director of Pharmacy

  • Licensure: Kentucky Board of Pharmacy in good standing
  • Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, required
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, preferred
  • Completion of PGY1 residency preferred
  • 1+ years of experience working in an acute care hospital in the Pharmacy
State
KY

City
Lexington

Position Id
3266
Date Posted
4/06/2019

Job Type
Permanent