Community Health Systems Director of Pharmacy in Blue Island, Illinois


The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for directing and managing the hospital s Pharmacy and coordinating clinical services in accordance with policies and objectives and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. The Pharmacy Director maintains primary responsibility for internal pharmacy policy and procedure development, budget preparation/administration, pharmacy staff personnel decisions, procurement of medications, and principle control of pharmaceuticals. In collaboration with other departments, the Pharmacy Director works to control costs. Responsible for the development of teaching programs for pharmacy staff, nursing staff, and patients ranging in age from newborn to geriatric. Works with the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee in the development and updating of the hospital formulary and drug list.


Education: Pharmacy degree from an accredited university required.

Experience: 3-5 years previous experience as a director/manager in pharmacy required.

License/Certification: Licensed in the state of Illinois as a Registered Pharmacist or eligible for reciprocity of license.

Job: Hospital Pharmacy

Organization: MetroSouth Medical Center

Location: IL-Blue Island

Requisition ID: 1829938