Director of Pharmacy

    December 9, 2021
    Tucson, Arizona
    Job Type


    Our client, a 150+ bed hospital in beautiful, sunny Northwestern AZ has a need for a Hospital Pharmacy Director to join their team.

    Responsible for the overall operation of the pharmacy department. The position requires extensive contact with the administrator, medical staff, nursing service, hospital staff, and nonhospital personnel (vendors, auditors). This position is responsible for the oversight and leadership of operational and clinical activities and functions of the pharmacy department.


    The role participates in department strategic planning and contributes to it's success through effectively communicating goals and expectations to staff, and ensures effective use of system and technology resources, and leverages them to optimize patient care delivery.


    The DOP ensure policy and procedures are followed by staff. Responsible to develop, maintain, enhance, and oversee the operations of the clinical pharmacy operations and implement corporate clinical initiatives.


    They work closely with nurses, physicians, and Quality/Risk staff to clarify needs, prioritize requests, design workflow to fit with the pharmacy medication system. They also seek the best possible pharmacists and technician staff to care for patients and hospital staff. Handles and orders narcotics for the hospital.


    Reports to: Chief Medical Officer



    • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy or higher
    • Minimum five years of post-graduate staff experience in a hospital setting
    • Arizona Pharmacist License in good standing required on hire
    • Five years of experience or more in a hospital setting with management and supervisory responsibility strongly preferred.


    Once you get past our awesome 360 degree views of mountain ranges, the mighty Colorado River and its wonder, our unique history, and the diversity of Mohave County, you'll find a community robust with unique and diverse people, and with a spirit that will touch your heart. Today, we are approaching 100,000 (the entire county's population is over 200,000) with southern Californians selling their high-priced homes for our better values, new neighbors escaping the massive congestion and big city traffic issues in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and retirees throughout North America buying where they regularly vacationed. Others "discover" Western Arizona for our warm winters, outdoor recreation, and gaming. We offer the Hualapai Mountains (pronounced “walla pie”) of 8,000' snow-capped peaks, camping, hiking, to near 0 elevation desert lands for motor biking and discovering. We're dry with little annual rainfall but offer year-round unlimited water sports, from kayaking through gorges to boating on Lake Mohave. And while we offer Las Vegas-style casinos, sports books, day spas, and entertainment across the river in Laughlin, NV, here in the Mohave Valley we play with our families in parks, cheer our state champion high school sports teams, and meet close friends and neighbors at community-sponsored festivals and concerts. Las Vegas is not in our backyard. We like it that way. But it is an easy drive to what is arguably the world's largest adult playground with unbelievable shopping, dining, and premier entertainment and sports. Sunny almost all the time. No natural disasters. Desert. Mountains. A lake and river. Dramatic elevations. Small town life with 'Vegas close by. That's what we've got!

    $130,000.00-- $167,000.00 plus $15K sign on bonus/relocation asst


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