The Director of Acute Care Operations is responsible for all aspects of hospital-based pharmacy operations at UKHC. The Director manages inpatient drug distribution services in order to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care; and has accountability for staff, services provided and level of performance within assigned areas, and managing operations within budget. The Director will work with multiple stakeholders in a complex matrix environment to ensure compliant and efficient medication distribution and pharmacy operations throughout UKHC. The Director will collaborate with other department managers to develop and implement new services and will ensure the integration of pharmaceutical care throughout the Enterprise. This role will also support Investigational Drug Services, including operations, training, and research.
Clinical therapeutics and cost management knowledge, and excellent leadership and communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Hospital pharmacy operations and sterile compounding experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.