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Assistant Director for Clinical Services

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Job Ref:  2609
Employer:  Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS)
City:  Edison
State:  New Jersey (NJ)
Position type:  Full-Time

Assistant Director for Clinical Services
JFK Medical Center / Edison, NJ

**Great opportunity to manage a team of Clinical Specialists and develop a Residency Program**

Description: As an Assistant Director for Clinical Services you will plan, organize, control, and supervise the pharmacy’s clinical activities. In particular, you will promote clinically rational drug therapy and sound pharmaceutical care through the development of new (or expansion of existing) pharmacy practice programs, drug therapy policies, and other programs. You will serve as a clinical resource for the provision of pharmaceutical care and clinical pharmacy services at the site level, build effective relationships with other healthcare professionals and departments within the hospital and company, and coordinate all activities related to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and formulary management. You will serve as a clinical pharmacy resource for the health-system and its affiliated pharmacy services. Responsible for implementing a decentralized clinical model & clinical competency of staff.


- Pharm.D. required
- Current NJ pharmacist license in good standing or willing to obtain one
- Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team of pharmacists and other health care professionals to review, develop, implement and  monitor clinical programs, therapeutic initiatives and other drug use policies and practices
- Minimum three years management experience leading a team of Clinical Pharmacists
- Residency program development experience
- Completion of a residency in an ASHP accredited program in a hospital and/or advanced clinical training preferred
- Knowledgeable and proficient in assessing the use and application of new medications and medication technology, including  complex equipment and delivery systems
- Problem solving ability and analytical thinking required
- MS office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

Facility: JFK Medical Center is a 535-bed acute care hospital consisting of the 441-bed Anthony M. Yelencsics Community Hospital and the adjacent 94-bed JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and a Satellite ED in Plainfield, NJ. The medical center features a complete array of services, including general surgery, emergency medicine, mental health, neurology, orthopedics, maternity and pediatric care programs. They also offer the JFK Regional Cancer Center, Haven Hospice Unit, JFK Imaging Center and the JFK Family Practice Center.

Pharmacy: The 24/7 fully automated (McKesson Robot), clinically active pharmacy at JFK Medical Center is in the process deploying pharmacists to patient care areas. It is staffed by 58 pharmacy professionals and has a dynamic management team, including a Director of Pharmacy, Assistant Director of Operations, two operations supervisors, pharmacy specialists in the areas of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Antimicrobial Stewardship and a purchasing agent. Management of the pharmacy is outsourced to CPS.

Rewards: CPS full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / 401(k) with a Match / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts / Relocation / and More.

About us: Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, or CPS, is a pharmacy management services provider for more than 350 acute-care, long term acute-care, behavioral, and specialty hospitals in 46 states. Since 1971 we have delivered pharmacy service value through our financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. And we are growing at a breathtaking rate. You will discover, along with 1900 other employees that CPS is a company you are proud to grow with.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability  


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Salary:  Depends on Interview
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