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Job Ref:  5495837
Employer:  Cleveland Clinic
City:  Cleveland/Akron
State:  Ohio (OH)
Position type:  Full-Time

Job Description


The candidate for this position must be a Pharmacist currently functioning as a Pharmacy Manager or above.  

Reporting to the Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer the Assistant Director of Pharmacy for the Heart and Vascular Institute (HVI) conceptualizes, plans, implements and directs the provisions of pharmaceutical care throughout HVI. The successful candidate will serve as a role model for clinical excellence by ensuring that members of the pharmacy team uphold high clinical and educational standards.


Goals for this position include providing leadership in planning, budgeting, management, standardization of processes, and implementation of strategic plans, best practice clinical programs, cost saving initiatives and patient medication safety strategies.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Advanced degree required: PharmD. and Master's of Science degree or Master's of Business Administration degree – preferably residency-trained
  • Cardiology experience with residency preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressively more responsible leadership positions
  • Experience in a large tertiary care academic medical center preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks/projects under heavy and frequently changing workload conditions, and frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated record of innovation and excellence within respective area of pharmacy practice management   
  • Ability to effectively coordinate and implement changes in operations
  • Ability to form strong physician relations.    
  • Active in local, state and national pharmacy professional organizations
  • Licensed Pharmacist in the State of Ohio or Board eligible

Company Description

Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.

Founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation, Cleveland Clinic has become one of the largest and most respected hospitals in the country.

Cleveland Clinic facilities can be found throughout Northeast Ohio, as well as around the country and world including: 
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Cleveland Clinic Canada 
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi 
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health - Las Vegas

Cleveland Clinic health system includes eight regional hospitals, 16 family health centers, a children's hospital for rehabilitation and one affiliate hospital. Cleveland Clinic is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s largest accreditor of healthcare organizations. 

Our family health centers offer:
Outpatient care 
Primary care 
Numerous subspecialties 
Numerous locations 

All of our hospitals, family health centers, outpatient clinics and home healthcare programs are also accredited by The Joint Commission under its hospital accreditation program.

Veteran Commitment


Cleveland Clinic commits to hiring returning veterans.

For more information contact:

Damita Freeman Jones

Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195-0002

(216) 445-2489

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