• Director Pharmacy Infusion Services

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 week ago(10/7/2019 6:48 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-17221
    Category
    Pharmacy
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    26
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    The Director of Pharmacy Infusion Services is responsible for the oversight of the adult ambulatory pharmacy infusion areas and for pharmacy dispensing operations for the Longwood campus, Chestnut Hill location, and pharmacy regulatory compliance. The Director sets goals and provides strategic direction for the pharmacy infusion services. The Director also works closely with pharmacy leadership to ensure pharmacy infusion efforts are coordinated across the various areas of the pharmacy department.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Provides management, supervision and leadership to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute pharmacy staff.
    • Provides oversight to the development and implementation of efficient workflows within the pharmacy.
    • Work collaboratively with nursing, medicine, and operations leadership to set direction and manage operations of the department and Institute. Serves as liaison between pharmacy and medical staff, nurses and other professional staff.
    • Participates in preparing and monitoring operating and capital and expense budgets.
    • Participates in strategic planning within the pharmacy department.
    • Develops, implements, and ensures compliance with departmental and organizational policies and procedures. Also ensures compliance with all Institute standards, state/federal regulatory agencies and accreditation bodies related to medication management.
    • Collaborates with professional staff to develop and coordinate quality improvement efforts.
    • Participate in and lead many departmental and interdepartmental committees
    • Coordinate operational and clinical pharmaceutical care responsibilities 
    • Review/follow-up safety reports in collaboration with the Medication Safety Officer

     

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's Degree or Doctorate in Pharmacy from an accredited college of Pharmacy is required
    • 10+ years of hospital pharmacy experience, 6 years of pharmacy management experience, and 4 years in a pharmacy administration role
    • Must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Certication, an advanced degree or training related to a specialty practice area is preferred.
    • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. 
    • Ability to dispense medication accurately and efficiently, with particular attention to details. 
    • Prioritization and organization of work under stress and time constraints. 
    • Problem solving and critical thinking skills needed.
    • Ability to prevent and resolve intradepartmental and interdepartmental problems 
    • Ability to make and implement decisions.
    • Must have supervisory training, organization, and time management skills in order to achieve departmental goals.




    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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