Reporting to the Vice President and Administrator for Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, the System Director of Pharmacy is accountable for the strategic and operational leadership of the three pharmacies located within each of the system hospitals, in addition to the Cancer Institute. With accountability for over 90 FTEs and eight direct reports, additional responsibilities include oversight of the 340(b) program, the Antibiotic Stewardship Program, informatics and leadership of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) is a not-for-profit, three-hospital, 300+ bed not-for-profit health system with over 30 facilities and over 600 medical staff physicians. SIH serves the southernmost 16 counties of the state, with a population of approximately 360,000.
Southern Illinois is a hidden treasure in America’s heartland. The region is bounded by the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and dotted with accessible lakes nestled in the great hardwoods in the hills of the Shawnee National Forest. The area is rich with state parks, including famous Giant City State Park and Lodge, Garden of the Gods and Little Grand Canyon.
The System Director of Pharmacy will:
support facility leadership in assuring pharmacy services are seamlessly integrated into each facility and standardized across the system.
promote a culture of process improvement by establishing department-based programs to support the system’s process improvement goals.
oversee development of programs, policies and protocols that are integrated across the system to enhance operational efficiency, quality, patient safety and customer satisfaction.
A PharmD degree or an advanced degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration.
Licensure by the State of Illinois as a pharmacist.
Five plus years of progressive healthcare leadership experience in a pharmacy management role with at least five years of technical experience in pharmacy services.
Prior experience in leading a specialty pharmacy, cancer care and leading in a retail pharmacy operation is ideal.
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