Pharmacy Director

North Country Hospital and Health Center | Newport, Vermont 05855

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 10, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34124


North Country Hospital in charming Newport, Vermont is seeking a Director of Pharmacy to join their Team!

The Position

  • The Pharmacy Director will manage all administrative duties associated with overseeing pharmacy staff and spearhead strategic planning initiatives aimed at enhancing future pharmacy efficiencies.
  • Reporting directly to the CNO and Vice President, Patient Care Services this Director will supervise a team of seven full-time employees.
  • This leader will conduct a comprehensive review of the current 340B program to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and implement necessary updates. They will focus on expanding services, including unit-based pharmacy initiatives and this leader will be dedicated to team building and revitalizing staff morale to cultivate a positive workplace culture.
  • Ideal candidates will foster a sense of belonging within the team and possess the ability to multitask and build effective working relationships across all departments. Previous working experience with the 340B program is a plus!
  • This leader will work onsite and is expected to be on call one weekend per month.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Hospital Pharmacy Administration required; Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) preferred.
  • Active VT Pharmacy license required.
  • Minimum of three years' experience working in a hospital pharmacy required.

The Organization

  • North Country Hospital is where compassionate professionals, sophisticated technology, and quality care come together for patients’ well-being, in all stages of life. A natural healing environment, North Country Hospital is located on 30 acres near an international lake and some of Vermont’s green mountains. It offers convenient care to the 27,000 residents in Orleans and North Essex County, as well as visitors who travel to enjoy the area’s recreational resources.
  • In its 100 years, the medical campus has grown to include a surgical suite, obstetrics, and gynecology division, 24-hour emergency department, pediatrics ward, an intensive care unit, Medical/Surgical floor, and branches for dialysis, orthopedics and sleep disorders, as well as areas for radiology, laboratory, and physical therapy. In addition, services are provided at four rural health clinics.
  • The hospital meets the highest medical standards and is a DNV-accredited provider for the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
  • As a private, non-profit community hospital, North Country is governed by volunteer members of the community serving on its Board of Trustees. Community is at the core of North Country Hospital’s existence and its commitment to partnering with others to provide the education and programs necessary to empower everyone to attain and maintain a healthy life.

The Community

  • Newport, Vermont, is a delightful city, surrounding the southern banks of Lake Memphremagog – a glacial lake spanning from Newport into Quebec, Canada; perfect for boating, fishing, and enjoying the breathtaking mountain views.
  • The town is an undisturbed paradise for natural beauty and Newport is rich with picturesque farms and landscapes. Newport is a charming tourist town with specialty shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants.
  • Newport’s lake vibes, historic architecture and unique local businesses give the downtown its charm, along with farm-to-table options sourced from local farms.
  • Visit the shops on Main Street, enjoy summer concerts on the waterfront, stroll through parks and enjoy beautiful sunsets over the lake, or sail to Canada for dinner.
  • The city sits 20 minutes from the Canadian border and Jay Peak, a popular skiing destination, and is just two hours from the center of Montreal.




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