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Director of Pharmacy

Methodist University Hospital | Memphis, Tennessee 38104

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 28, 2019
Opportunity Code: 21053

Summary

Join one of the nation’s premier pharmacy programs as the Director of Pharmacy with Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee


The Position

  • The Director of Pharmacy demonstrates an ability to teach, lead and innovate a very talented pharmacy team in an academic-focused environment
  • The Director of Pharmacy is the operational leader for the hospital’s pharmacy department, overseeing finances, quality, employee performance, policies, procedures and customer service
  • Promote cooperation and collaboration across relevant departments and all employee levels (staff, physician, faculty, executive) to provide pharmacy services
  • Direct the transition to a newly constructed inpatient pharmacy unit, focusing on process improvement and advancing population health
  • Must be eager for growth opportunities to branch into academic leadership and system-wide responsibilities
  • Ideal leader has significant experience in pharmacy management, preferably within an academic facility or robust pharmacy residency program
  • Master's degree in Hospital Pharmacy, Healthcare Administration or Business Administration required
  • PharmD highly preferred


The Organization

  • Methodist University Hospital operates a certified primary stroke center and accredited chest pain center
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is a $1.8 B integrated, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Memphis, Tennessee offering specialized care for individuals living in the Mid-South
  • Since its inception in 1918, Methodist has grown from a single hospital into a healthcare system that includes six adult hospitals, one children’s hospital, a home health agency, residential hospice, surgery and diagnostic centers, cancer treatment center, physician practices and outpatient clinics
  • Rooted in the values of service, quality, integrity, teamwork, and innovation, Methodist’s culture, The Power of One, is at the heart of everything, from treating patients and partnering with families, to hiring new associates and volunteering in the community.
  • Methodist has received countless awards, including being ranked nationally in eight children’s specialties and a Most Wired designation for the exceptional way the hospital uses technology to engage with patients.


The Community

  • Memphis, Tennessee is a growing city that boasts a low cost of living and a bevy of recreational activities 
  • The birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll and the home of the blues, the city’s vibrant music scene remains strong to this day, with live music each night on Beale Street, as well as in most areas of the city
  • Situated on the Mississippi River, Memphis offers an array of cultural and historical attractions and world-famous BBQ 
  • Home to several Fortune 500 companies, the thriving business location is a hub for most goods transportation for the Unites States


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