System Director of Pharmacy - Sacramento, CA

  • Job Location: 

    Sacramento, CA

  • Category: 

    Pharmacy-Director of Pharmacy

Are you an accomplished Director of Pharmacy looking to take your career to the next level? A highly respected health system in California is currently seeking a qualified System Director of Pharmacy to work full-time overseeing 24 hospitals and clinics in a Director of Formulary Management and Pharmacy Clinical Programs capacity.
In this position your responsibilities would include:

  • Lead the organizational Pharmacy & Therapeutics and formulary management process and lead the development of system-wide pharmacy programs and standards for clinical practice.
  • Develop organizational approaches to integrate evidenced based formulary decisions into a common and standardized enterprise formulary across inpatient, outpatient, and medical foundations.
  • Provide clinical support and drug information to clinicians and coordinate the development of system-wide Medication Use Improvement initiatives that improve quality, affordability, and patient safety.
  • Serve as the primary clinical pharmacy liaison to medical specialties regarding formulary, medication use standards, medication improvement initiatives, and evidenced based use of pharmaceuticals.
  • Provide guidance, oversight, and sponsorship for system level medication committees and improvement initiatives.

Pay is very competitive and you will be working for a prestigious health system. You must be willing to live and work in the Sacramento, CA area.
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience in formulary management at the integrated health system level is required.
  • Prior hospital pharmacy experience, ambulatory care pharmacy experience, and clinical pharmacy practice is required.
  • Prior experience completing evidenced based formulary reviews, supportive literature evaluation, development of clinical pharmacy programs, presenting clinical information to providers and committees is required.
  • Extensive clinical knowledge of medical and pharmacy practice issues is required.
  • Knowledge of managed care strategies, drug benefit management strategies for pharmacy, hospital and medical group experience is preferred.
  • Advanced education or equivalent experience in pharmaceutical outcomes measurement, cost/benefit analysis, value based clinical decision making is preferred.
  • Experience in student and resident teaching, working with pharmacy residents and interns is preferred.
  • Experience in student and resident teaching, working with pharmacy residents and interns is preferred.
  • Position requires excellent organizational, teamwork, interpersonal, time management, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Position requires the capability to set priorities amongst a series of competing clinical and operational priorities and to effectively direct the work of others.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
  • Experience in the evaluation and interpretation of pharmacy claims data and other clinical data is preferred.

If this sounds like a great pharmacy job opportunity to you send your resume to Daylen Brinkley at or call Daylen Brinkley at (561) 712-5576 if you have any questions.
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