Director of Pharmacy

at Comprehensive Pharmacy Services in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Director of Pharmacy
Riverview Psychiatric Center - Augusta, ME
Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center - Bangor, ME
As a full time, exempt CPS Solutions, LLC Director of Pharmacy, you will oversee all pharmacy operations including planning, organizing, controlling, and supervising activities, according to hospital policies, standards of practice of the profession, and state and federal laws. You will recommend innovations in the practice and function of the pharmacy to hospital administration and carry out mutually agreed upon programs with assistance from a full support team. This position will provide oversight of all pharmacy operations at Riverview Psychiatric Center and Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center. This position will spend approximately 60% of the time onsite at Riverview and 40% at Dorothea Dix locations.
Schedule: This position will work at least 40 hours a week, primarily Monday through Friday. This position will split their time between two (2) sites - Riverview Psychiatric Center - Augusta, Maine (approximately 60%) and Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center (approximately 40%) - Bangor, Maine.
Riverview Psychiatric Recovery Center is a 92-bed, Joint Commission accredited, acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital that works in collaboration with the community is a center for best practice, treatment, education and research, for individuals with serious, persistent mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders.
Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center formerly known as Bangor Mental Health Institute located in Bangor, Maine is one of two State psychiatric hospitals under the Maine State Department of Health and Human Services. DDPC is a 100-bed, Joint Commission accredited, psychiatric hospital serving two-thirds of the State's geographic area that provides services for people with severe mental illness.
About the Pharmacies: Both pharmacies are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm and utilize Pyxis and Medics systems. There is after hours remote coverage from TELEPharmacy as well.
Required Qualifications:
Pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD)
Current Maine pharmacy license in good standing
Recent pharmacy management experience (psychiatric setting preferred)
5-7 years pharmacist experience in acute care/psychiatric environment
Ability to adapt to the needs and pace of the environment
Experience with Quality Assurance and Process Improvement teams
Ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns
Ability to work cooperatively with other members of CPS and hospital and pharmacy staff
Valid Driver's License and ability to travel between Bangor and Augusta
Hospital Requirements: (may be required)
(PPD) TB Skin Test - Proof of negative TB skin test within the last 12 months
(MMR) Measles, Mumps and Rubella or A Blood Titer proving immunity
Varicella - (2) documented doses or A Blood Titer proving
Hep B3 Series (or declination)
(Flu) Influenza-required for hire between Oct 1st-April 30th
BCI/FBI background check (required)
COVID Vaccine-Full (required)
Benefits : All employees enjoy a competitive salary, eligibility to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match. Full Time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Time Off Plan, Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.
CPS Solutions, LLC Requirements: All employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check, drug test and signed onboarding documents. Additionally, you may be required to provide medical records or have additional medical examinations/background checks that are a specific requirement of the location or position in which you are hired. Due to the healthcare requirements of the location where you will work and the clients we support, this may include a COVID vaccine. This applies to internal transfers and status changes for internal CPS Solutions, LLC team members. CPS Solutions, LLC is also committed to a safe and drug free workplace. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.
About CPS Solutions, LLC:  Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, CPS Solutions, LLC, is one of the nation's largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS Solutions, LLC helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS Solutions, LLC helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 870347

Posted On: Dec 30, 2022

Updated On: Mar 30, 2023

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