Working with ACS Executive Leadership, the Assistant Director of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Services is responsible for the design, oversight and leadership of ambulatory clinical pharmacy programs and services in the DH Ambulatory Care network. The Assistant Director provides oversight to the quality of ambulatory clinical pharmacy services delivered in ambulatory care settings. Ensures services and programs are in accordance with accepted ethical and professional practices and all legal and regulatory requirements. Works collaboratively with all ambulatory care providers to deliver interdisciplinary, collaborative and effective patient care. Works collaboratively with Pharmacy Administrative Director, Assistant Directors and Managers to provide integrated pharmacy services across the entire DH system.
Education and Experience
1. PharmD, required. 2. MBA, MHA and/or MPH, preferred. 3. Five years of pharmacy experience, required. 4. Three years of managerial/supervisory experience in a health system pharmacy or a large pharmacy operation, required. 5. Applicable PGY2 Residency will count towards managerial experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Ability to lead a team, with a strong emphasis on people management and coaching employees. 2. Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with other members of the healthcare team and with pharmacy leadership. 3. Strong organizational skills. 4. Knowledge of training and supervisory techniques. 5. Ability to instruct, direct, and evaluate employees. If necessary, will be required to assume responsibility for staff management and daily operations. 6. Knowledge of applicable human resources policies and procedures. 7. Strong project management skills. 8. Ability to progress the pharmacy clinical and residency programs in alignment with both the organizational and departmental strategic plan. 9. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of pharmacy. 10. Thorough knowledge of the calculation of doses and the preparation and use of. 11. Thorough knowledge of pharmacy, drug, narcotic, and related state and federal laws. 12. Thorough knowledge of inventory control and record keeping related to the work. 13. Ability to recognize physical, chemical, and therapeutic incompatibilities and drug interactions. 14. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports. 15. Knowledge of 340B regulations and standards of practice.
Computers and Technology
1. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, required. 2. Proficiency with Epic electronic health record software, preferred.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration
1. Required possession of a valid and active Pharmacist License with ability to reciprocate to Colorado; active license in Colorado preferred. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. 2. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification, required Supervisory Responsibilities This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, hiring, terminating, performance management, coaching, supervision, fostering teamwork, training and development of one or more employees.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.