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Providence Health & Services Director Pharmacy *$10,000 Hiring Bonus* in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Director Pharmacy for a Full-Time/Day Shift to Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus Eligible to External Candidates!

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We are seeking a Director Pharmacy who will function in a team leadership role to assure delivery of client continuous quality improvement. Line duties include consultative services to medical, nursing, and pharmacy staff. Provides prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceutical, and compounds medication, according to professional standards and practices. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates Hospital Pharmacy program.

In this position you will:

  • Perform assessment/data collection.

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies governing health care delivery.

  • Perform on-going assessment of patients and patient care/department area.

  • Formulate goal directed plan based on patient/department outcomes.

  • Initiates, individualizes, and modifies plan of care.

  • Collaborate with other services.

  • Implement role based on department and hospital standards.

  • Follow established protocols and procedures.

  • Evaluate effectiveness of duties/department.

  • Identify patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrates measures to meet these.

  • Delegate to appropriate patient care team members.

  • Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served on unit.

  • Demonstrate competency in selected skills including, but not limited to:

  • Receive, verify, and fill all types of medication orders including, TPN, antimicrobial, chemotherapy, Colony Stimulating Factors and Epogen.

  • Educate staff on medication actions, indications, and side effects.

  • Check, restock, and purchas inventory in accordance with hospital needs.

  • Conduct Drug Utilization Reviews and prepares Drug Review Criteria for review.

  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality.

  • Positive public relation image and working relationships.

  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence.

  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including annual safety films, CPR, infection control and annual physical.

  • Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:

  • Attending and participating in team meetings.

  • Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects.

  • Mission, vision and team ground rules.

  • Demonstrate documentation on department records and forms.

  • Maintain department reports and records.

  • Collect statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.

  • Control narcotics/controlled substances.

  • Demonstrate Director skills including but not limited to:

  • Develop and corroboratively implements budget strategic plans, programs, and policies.

  • Effectively manages team/department resources.

  • Facilitate employee and team development.

  • Ensure high quality team performance in the following areas:

  • Customer service

  • Maintenance of patients' rights and responsibilities

  • Quality improvement programs

  • Organization objectives

  • Safety, environmental and infection control standards

  • Compliance with all regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a School of Pharmacy recognized by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Current California Pharmacist License.

  • 3 years Experience in director position.

  • 2 years Hospital practice emphasizing clinical pharmacy, pharmacokinetics, and drug information services, or must have completed a clinical pharmacy residency.

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to apply sound judgment.

  • Knowledge of budgeting, CQI, teaching, computer use, drug packagings and preparation equipment.

  • Good oral and written communication skills must be demonstrated.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • PharmD or.

  • Master's Degree in Sciences.

About the hospital you will serve .

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines. The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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: Day

Job Category: Clinical Director/Executive

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 317180