Assistant Director of Pharmacy (Pharmacist) - Full-time Days - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

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Job Title: Assistant Director Pharmacy

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director of Pharmacy assists in monitoring the daily operations of the department operations including staff supervision, retention, budgetary oversight, materials management, and data management.  The Assistant Director develops and implements departmental policies and procedures.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Assists the Director in the day-to-day operations of the department. Provides professional and administrative guidance to staff.
  • Evaluates operations and identifies possible improvements within the department.  Consults, advises and informs Director concerning administrative issues, needs and problems.
  • Plans, organizes and implements services to meet departmental goals. Participates in developing and implementing department wide policies and procedures.
  • Interviews and recommends hiring of new staff. Assists in departmental orientation, mentoring, and training and probationary and annual evaluations of staff members. Recommends particular recognition, discipline, and, if necessary, discharge of assigned staff members.
  • Assists in the preparation and planning of budgets to control costs and allocates funds in accordance with departmental functions.  Performs regular reconciliations, analysis and justification of cost variances
  • Recommends and implements cost effective measures in department operations.
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with various Hospital departments to facilitate departmental and institutional goals. Maintains communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
  • Establishes work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability.
  • Develops and maintains computerized record management systems to store and process data such as personnel activities and information. Produces reports as requested or as necessary.
  • Maintains the competencies and skills of staff through proper training and development . Identifies ongoing educational needs and assists in staff development programs.
  • Performs other related duties. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from accredited college of pharmacy (minimum)
  • Advanced degree from accredited college of pharmacy, either masters or Doctor of Pharmacy (preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years post-licensure/post-residency work experience in acute care hospital environment; with a minimum of two years in a supervisory role over pharmacy department personnel 
  • MS Office Suite - Intermediate
General Skills and Competencies   

  • Knowledge of regulatory and accreditation agencies (JCAHO, NYSDOH etc)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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