Job Posting: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed acute, level 1 tertiary care teaching hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, just a block away from Beverly Hills. The Pharmacy Department has over 380 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 4 outpatient pharmacies pharmacy services. The Department has accredited residencies in pharmacy practice and health-system pharmacy management and is affiliated with schools of pharmacy in California. Associate Director, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services Summary of Essential Job Duties:
Retail pharmacy operations for 3 licensed pharmacies and associated licensed clinics . Retail pharmacists consist of 1 large outpatient pharmacy (400-500 prescriptions/day) and 2 smaller pharmacies
Focus on pharmacy efficiency and customer service for discharge patients and outpatients Specialty Pharmacy services expansion and URAC accreditation Regulatory compliance including but not limited to CA State Board, DEA, The Joint Commission, CA Department of Health, CMS, Medi-Cal and Medicare Part B billing Third party/PBM contracting applications and compliance/negotiations Knowledge and oversight of 340B Program New outpatient pharmacy computer system evaluation and implementation Educational Requirements:
Minimum of 3-5 years experience with hands-on operations with a focus on efficiency, safety and customer service.
Knowledge of outpatient information systems and automation
Experience in specialty pharmacy operations and knowledge of multiple dimensions of specialty pharmacy practice
Experience with ambulatory pharmacy business operations
Possesses entrepreneurial skills to grow ambulatory pharmacy services
Human resources management experience
Understanding of hospital environment including regulatory requirements
Excellent interpersonal and team skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Able to deal with micro and macro issues related to ambulatory care operations
Meticulous approach to work product with attention to detail
Business analytics skills Physical Requirements (physical abilities essential to perform the job): ❑ Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for distances to 10 feet. ❑ Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, and mechanical failure alarms. ❑ Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers ❑ Able to read information on medication labels Work Environment: - Exposure to minimal but constant noise levels - Repetitive hand motions - Some functions may include incidental exposure to hazards associated with preparation of hazardous medications - Some functions may require use of personal protective equipment - Use of standard precautions for infection control
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly comp...etitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.