To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Under the direction of the Exec Director of System Pharmacy Services, the Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services/Formulary Managment will provide leadership, strategic direction and goal planning for all medication formulary and clinical aspects of the medication use processes,i.e. medication use protocols, guidelines and overall utilization of medications that promote evidenced based practices, cost and value tenets and safe utilization of medications throughout the YNHHS. Oversight of professional activities of clinical pharmacists to provide standardization of the role and provide expertise to clinical integration throughout the system and YNHHS affiliates. Oversight of CMS core measures and pay for performance measures realted to medication use throughout the system. Oversight of the residency program (ASHP accredited) in order to expand clinical and administrative rotation opportunities throughout the system. Works collaboratively with all the Directors of Pharmacy Services within the YNHHS and network systems/hospital/practices to provide oversight and leadership. Is a liaison with medical and nursing leadership for drug utilization matters.
Degree of Pharmacy from a College of Pharmacy accredited by the American Council on pharmaceutical Education and Advanced Degree in Pharmacy (MS or Postgraduate Pharm D) or MHA, MBA.
Five (5) to ten (10) years' hospital pharmacy experience, including five (5) years in a managerial/administrative capacity; and at least two (2) years experience as Director/Associate Director in Academic Medical Center preferred. Completion of ASHP accredited or equivalent residency program strongly preferred
Eligible for CT pharmacist license.
Excellent administrative, professional and fiscal management skills. Understands pharmacy practice standards and regulatory requirements. Strong verbal and written communication, project management, problem solving and negotiating skills are essential. Excellent analytical skills.