Director of Pharmacy Services Acute Care - HCPC
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center
Requisition #: 180001T4
Ensure patient’s pharmaceutical needs are effectively met by establishing staffing mix, policies, procedures, standards, and objectives for the provision of services. Oversee the integration of pharmacy practice within hospital operations by coordinating resources to provide maximum level of services to patients and the customer. Plan, organize, and direct pharmacy department efforts to monitor the quality and the effectiveness of pharmacy programs.
Position Key Accountabilities:
prescribing, dispensing, administering, managing clinical programs and
monitoring patient outcomes to ensure patient safety.
organizing, coordinating, and directing all pharmacy service programs to
provide efficient and effective systems.
Charge/Consultant of Record as assigned location.
for expense and revenue performance in assigned cost center. Effectively
monitors and controls the purchasing and inventory management processes.
Provides timely reporting and variance explanations to operations and
finance departments as required.
practice and work environment ensuring compliance with all regulatory
Management and Antibiotic Stewardship and compliance with all other
regulatory agency standards.
recruitment, selection, hiring, disciplinary actions, terminations, training,
professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations,
and salary planning.
Committee by working closely with the physician chair of the P&T Committee
a schedule and ad hoc requests.
10.Primary customer contact responsible for managing and maintaining the
customer relationship including conducting quarterly business reviews as
11.Other duties as assigned.
• Current pharmacist license in good standing with the Texas State Board of
• Thorough knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing
• Proficient in the use and application of new medications and technology.
• Business acumen including profit/loss understanding, contract negotiations,
and GPO function required.
• Problem solving ability and analytical thinking required.
Bachelors of Science or PharmD from and ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
Minimum of 5 years experience required with at least two years supervisory or leadership experience preferred.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.
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