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Director, of Clinical Pharmacy; Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Grand Central, New York, US
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May 15, 2022

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Assists the Sr. Director in developing and implementing goals and objectives to ensure quality services are delivered to patients, staff and the hospital. Supports the Sr. Pharmacy Director in the day-to-day management of the Pharmacy.

1. Assists the Sr. Director in setting objectives and priorities and determining strategies to accomplish department objectives of providing quality services to patients and staff.

2. Recommends, and in conjunction with the Sr. Director, develops policies and procedures and implements departmental and Hospital policies and procedures.

3. Participates in analyzing records to indicate prescribing trends and excessive usage of drugs.

4. Monitors and implements new pharmacy programs upon receiving funding from the hospital.

5. Advises the Sr. Director in developing quality assurance techniques to ensure safe, legal, and ethical practices.

6. Participates in inter-intra departmental meetings to advise and inform hospital medical staff of drug applications and characteristics.

7. Assigns work, sets deadlines and supervises work of assigned staff.

8. Recruits, trains and evaluates performance of assigned staff;

9. Assumes responsibilities of the Sr. Pharmacy Director during absences.

10. Performs other related duties.

Specific Duties of the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services:
  • Coordinates all clinical pharmacy programs throughout the Hospital, including roll out of pharmacy clinical initiatives in all pharmacy satellite locations, staff education, medication use evaluations, research, grants, publications, investigational drug activities, antimicrobial assistance program, performance improvement activities, adverse drug reaction program, and medication error evaluation.
  • Preceptor and Program Director of the ASHP PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency program
  • Pharmacy lead for EPIC willow program
  • Review regulatory standards for updates, develop and implement changes to ensure compliance
  • Serve as liaison to QA and Risk Management departments
  • Member of various hospital committees and assigns pharmacy representation in hospital QA committees
  • Preparation of P & T and other committee agendas.
  • Administers and maintains pharmacy clinical data bases.
  • Editor of Formulary Facts, Pharmacy Bulletins, and Drug Recalls
  • Coordinate rotations for pharmacy students from our University Affiliates

Direct Reports:
  • Clinical pharmacy coordinators which include, transplant, infectious diseases, Drug Information, Oncology, clinical research, and performance improvement coordinators
  • EPIC pharmacy team
  • Adult satellite manager
  • Peds satellite manager
  • Pharmacy PGY1 residents
  • Voluntary College of Pharmacy faculty from affiliated Universities


Graduate from an accredited school of Pharmacy (ACPE).
Advanced degree, Graduate of a PGY1 residency and Board Certification preferred

5 years hospital and/or clinical pharmacy leadership experience; managerial experience is preferred.
Pharmacy computer system(s) - Basic
Hospital Software - Basic
Pharmacy Perpetual Inventory (PMM) - Intermediate (Purchaser, IT)
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state/local pharmacy regulations and pharmacy management practices

1. Pharmacist

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The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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.
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