Job Family: Clinical and Allied Health Services
Job Function: Pharmacy
Job Title: Asst. Director, Pharmacy
Pay Band: 12
FLSA Status: Exempt
General Description (Purpose and Function):
Implements departmental policies relevant to the operation of the Department of Pharmacy. Assists in planning and
implementing new concepts in drug distribution and control in accordance with established policy and accepted
standards of proper pharmacy practice.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Initiates, schedules, directs and controls day-to-day operations of the department.
Coordinates with other management staff in establishing checks and quality controls to ensure quality of
Collaborates with the Director of Pharmacy on drug purchasing functions.
Acts as a drug consultant to support services and ancillary departments.
Coordinates necessary arrangements to obtain drugs needed in emergency situations.
Oversees pharmacy information systems, advance medication safety, and assures regulatory compliance.
Collaborates with management peers to support all pharmacy operations and programs.
Sets and models the standard pharmacy practice and designs pharmacy programs to collaboratively
advance the Comprehensive Pharmacy Practice model.
Leads and directs the clinical, quality, and business management aspects of pharmacy.
Integrates clinical pharmacy programs.
Establishes quality infrastructures within the department and advance pharmacy services throughout the
Provides guidelines and instructions for the safe preparation, dilution, admixing, dispensing and
administration of medications to include appropriate labeling and expiration dates.
Participates in relevant Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) initiatives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of current Federal and State laws regulating the practice of pharmacy.
Excellent team leadership, organization and problem solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong management skills.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
PharmD degree required.
Pharmacist license required.
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Three years of relevant work experience required.
Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be an exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, and efforts or working conditions
associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed.