Company

Director of Pharmacy

Location:

Long Island, NY - Ronkonkoma

Position Summary:

The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for the daily operation and practice of pharmacy including strategic planning, day-to-day operations, pharmaceutical care, clinical and distributive services, financial managements, legal responsibility, and personnel management. This position is responsible for the pharmacy’s compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of pharmacy in which Nufactor is licensed.

Essential Functions and Duties:

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise personnel in assigned responsibilities. Act as a central resource to staff for information on clinical pharmacy issues.
  • Responsibilities include Interview, hire, and develop employees; Plan, assign, and direct work; Appraise performance; Reward and discipline employees; Address complaints and resolve problems.
  • Develop employees’ capabilities by ensuring their participation in Company training programs; Delegate to employees’ strengths; Provide adequate instructions when assigning tasks or goals; Provide positive and negative feedback when appropriate.
  • Define subordinates’ duties, goals, and objectives in alignment with the Company’s strategic objectives and ensure subordinates successfully complete assignments.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and applicable laws.

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, supervision, coordination, and successful execution of all activities related to the pharmacy’s operation.
  • Serve as Pharmacist-in-Charge/Supervising Pharmacist for the State of New York in addition to any other states that require a Pharmacist-in-Charge.
  • Maintain federal and state licensure. Licensure includes each state Nufactor is licensed or seeks to be licensed in, inclusive of licensure in specific states by reciprocity.
  • Perform staff pharmacist duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Develops and maintains pharmacy services in accordance with State and Federal Regulation, accepted standards, professional practices and Nufactor policies.
  • Creates and maintains job descriptions and completes annual performance reviews on all employees in a timely manner.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains a program that ensures the quality of pharmaceutical services, provided it satisfies all Joint Commission and URAC standards and other regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the pharmacy workflow, supervise pharmacists and technicians to accomplish job tasks, and provide sound clinical judgment.
  • Ensure regulations of all state and federal laws are followed.
  • Maintain necessary records/paperwork to ensure control and accountability over all drugs. Submit controlled substance reports as required by state laws.
  • Provide clinical consultations and information regarding services, pharmaceuticals, and patients to physicians and other health care professionals.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and maintain knowledge of therapy by reading/reviewing literature and attending in-services, seminars, or conferences.
  • Participate in on-call schedules, special projects, and committees as required.
  • Participate in annual and mid-year pharmacy inventory.
  • Adheres specifically to all company policies and procedures, Federal and State regulations, and laws.
  • Display dedication to position responsibilities and achieve assigned goals and objectives.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner and appearance.
  • Understand and internalize the Company’s purpose.
  • Display loyalty to the Company and its organizational values.
  • Display enthusiasm and dedication to learning how to be more effective on the job and share knowledge with others.
  • Work effectively with co-workers, internal and external customers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listen to and objectively consider ideas and suggestions from others; keep commitments; keep others informed of work progress, timetables, and issues; address problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions; address others by name, title, or other respectful identifier, and; respect the diversity of our work force in actions, words, and deeds.
  • Comply with the policies and procedures stated in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program by always working in a safe manner and immediately reporting any injury, safety hazard, or program violation.
  • Ensure conduct is consistent with all Compliance Program Policies and procedures when engaging in any activity on behalf of the company. Immediately report any concerns or violations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an approved program by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE).

Required Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of state, federal and Joint Commission and URAC guidelines/regulations/laws.
  • Intermediate to advance understanding of Internet technologies.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality to the level of required HIPAA standards.
  • Display excellent judgment on a consistent basis.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years hospital or infusion-based pharmacy experience including a thorough knowledge of intravenous admixture aspects and/or clinical components of home infusion therapy.

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience in the treatment and care of patients with hemophilia and immune deficiency and previous supervisory experience is highly desired.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with patients, co-workers, management, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy in an organized, detail-oriented manner with appropriate follow up when required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Sound decision-making abilities.

Professional Certification:

Full, current, and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in the State of North Carolina in addition to a full, current, and unrestricted license to reciprocate to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and other states as required.

Physical Requirements:

Vision, hearing, speech, movements requiring the use of wrists, hands and/or fingers. Must have the ability to view a computer screen for long periods and the ability to sit for extended periods. Must have the ability to work the hours and days required to complete the essential functions of the position, as scheduled. Must have the ability to lift and maneuver items of at least 50 pounds. Must have the ability to travel occasionally. Working condition include normal office setting/warehouse.

Mental Demands:

Learning, thinking, concentration and the ability to work under pressure, particularly during busy times. Must be able to pay close attention to detail and be able to work as a member of a team to ensure excellent customer service. Must have the ability to interact effectively with co-workers and customers, and exercise self-control and diplomacy in customer and employee relations’ situations. Must have the ability to exercise discretion as well as appropriate judgments when necessary. Must be proactive in finding solutions.

Direct Reports:

Staff Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Support Personnel.

EEO/AAP Statement:

If you are applying for a job and would like to make a request for a reasonable accommodation during any part of the employment process, submit an email to Human Resources at mmiller@fffenterprises.com or call (951) 296-2500 extension 1391. Please include your contact information along with the specifics of your request for a reasonable accommodation. Only inquiries regarding a reasonable accommodation request will receive a response via email or phone in a timely manner.

Nufactor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Contact Human Resources:

To apply for a job opening, please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@nufactor.com.