This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/12/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
The Assistant Chief of Pharmacy is the key pharmacy executive for inpatient and ambulatory pharmacy finance, automation, analytics, 340B, and drug purchasing. Acquires data from multiple sources and analyzes on behalf of Pharmacist in Chief, and others inside and outside of the Department. This person has key relationships within Pharmacy, and several other departments. This includes Finance, Revenue Cycle, Information Systems, Materials, Bioengineering, Nursing, etc. This position oversees a $197 million per year pharmacy purchasing program, and budgeted patient revenues of $734 million per year.
The incumbent manages a highly specialized technical function within Pharmacy. Has responsibility to achieve broadly stated goals directly and through subordinate managers. Determines objectives, directs programs, develops strategies and policies, manages human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a high degree of autonomy. Proactively assesses risk to establish systems and procedures to protect organizational assets. Determines strategies for a program with organization-wide impact.
Designs and leads operations for large department and / or multiple sites. Accountable for the overall administrative planning and coordination of the staffing, fiscal and material resources. Assists with the development and implementation of new policies and protocols and use of technology.
Directs and oversees managers and supervisors in assigned areas adhere to defined drug protocols, schedules, workflow systems, budgets, and performance requirements. Develops and implements standards, processes and approaches to deliver timely and quality service.
Oversees pharmacy operations to ensure quality and regulatory standards are consistently met. Partners with managers across clinical and administrative disciplines to integrate services for efficiency and efficacy. Ensures compliance with internal policy and external regulations.
Develops and reviews long term strategic goals with senior leadership. Oversees the establishment of service, productivity and cost containment metrics. Develops new programs and initiatives based on industry best practices.
Develops and coordinates implementation of protocols for drug procurement, storage, usage and distribution.
Develops processes and analytics to assure viability of existing programs and patterns, and to optimize productivity, Reviews and approves proposals for operational performance improvement projects that impact service.
Forecasts, develops and monitors fiscal planning for all areas of pharmacy services. Continuously monitors budget expenditures, coordinates resource needs and evaluates acquisition of new supplies and equipment. Analyzes and prepares variance analyses of budgeted resources and investigates discrepancies.
Represents pharmacy services in interactions with clinical staff, community groups, and other healthcare organizations, through active participation on committees and task forces. Actively participates as a member or advisor on committees related to patient care, safety and drug therapy.
Forecasts staffing for long term planning. Defines development plans and core competencies consistent with workforce planning.
Works with subordinate management to evaluate core competencies in Pharmacy personnel. Reviews and approves individual leadership / professional development plans, with succession planning needs in mind. Identifies the need for professional development initiatives for staff. Encourages all staff to develop expertise.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm D) or equivalent training.
Registered Pharmacist - issued by the state of California (RPH).
Eight (8) or more years of relevant experience, advanced knowledge, and applied background in Pharmacy practice.
Extensive knowledge in relevant business activities.
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