The Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and monitoring clinical pharmacy practice and services at UK Healthcare. The Director will work with multiple service line teams to ensure signature metrics are achieved. The Director will work together with other Hospital clinicians to define and develop clinical practice as it relates to pharmacy and the improvement of patient care. The Director will collaborate with other department managers to develop and implement new clinical pharmacy services and will ensure the integration of pharmaceutical care throughout the Enterprise.
In the attached cover letter please include a formal (2-page) letter of interest for the position and opportunity, structured to include: major leadership progression and record; why are you interested; and how your experiences and background qualify you as a successful applicant. It is recommended that you dedicate one page to sharing your vision for this opportunity.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Leadership skills; Clinical knowledge; Knowledge of federal, state, and other pharmacy laws and regulations; Knowledge of project management; Knowledge of inpatient drug distribution and dispensing; Knowledge of supply chain and contract management; Ability to prioritize; Ability to collaborate and work with a team; and ability to teach and motivate a team.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
ASHP Residency training and/or supervisory experience highly preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.