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Providence Health & Services Director Pharmacy Southern OR Service Area in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Director Pharmacy Southern Oregon Service Area (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR

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We are seeking a Director Pharmacy SOSA who will plan, organize, coordinate, and direct Pharmacy Department operations to provide for quality pharmaceutical care to patients and staff under the highest professional and regulatory standards. This includes the 340 B program as applicable. Responsible for safe and appropriate drug therapy throughout the organization. Leads departmental strategic planning and provides clinical and operational management of Pharmacy Services. Maintains close working relationship with key medical staff, other hospital managers, and hospital leadership. Actively participates in hospital strategic planning and strongly aligns with organizational goals. Direct reports include Manager of Pharmacy Operations, Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Services and Administrative Assistant.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in development of pharmacy strategic initiatives and execute them within the time-lines established. This include management of 340B Program as applicable

  • Determine workload requirements and sets expectations for staff to meet the workload demands through effective schedule procedures.

  • Actively manage departmental and hospital level activities to assure adherence to established standards, procedures, schedules, and protocols.

  • Develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures. Maintain current policy and procedure manual and is a resource to answer questions regarding correct procedures.

  • Maintain positive working environment and good rapport with staff and other hospital employees by interacting in a manner that facilitates constructive outcomes.

  • Provide for an effective, well-trained staff by interviewing, hiring, training, orienting, leading and evaluating the job performance of new and existing personnel.

  • Provide counsel for employees. Helps to resolve conflicts, authorizes disciplinary action when required; listens to concerns.

  • Complete yearly performance appraisals, recommending pay changes when appropriate.

  • Work with management team and department employees to establish yearly goals and objectives.

  • Continually evaluate existing programs recommending changes or updates to maximize available technology, personnel, and resources.

  • Coordinate department quality assurance activities. Identifies opportunities for quality improvement and plans, implements, monitors and evaluates programs to improve area of identified need.

  • Implement pharmacy practices that emphasize and maintain highest standards of patient safety. Co-lead Medication Safety Team and reviews/analyzes medication error/adverse drug events for trends and opportunities for medication therapy optimization.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited college of pharmacy.

  • Three (3) years hospital pharmacy management level experience, which could include Supervisory/Coordinator experience, demonstration of supervisory and administrative ability shown during that period.

  • Current, or eligible for licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in the state of Oregon. Must obtain license within one year of hire.

  • Valid Oregon Drivers License.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced degree or Hospital residency training program.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 305046