SPOTLIGHT JOB: DOP with CPS in Rochester, MN

Posted on April 6, 2012


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LOCATION: Rochester, Minnesota

EMPLOYER: CPS / Olmsted Medical Center

POSITION: Director of Pharmacy


An exceptional opportunity to lead a community hospital pharmacy in a world class healthcare setting.

As Director of Pharmacy with CPS, you will have a full support team of CPS pharmacy experts available to you, operations, safety, compliance and regulatory, clinical, purchasing, and more. We’ll rely on you to: oversee all pharmacy operations in accordance with hospital and CPS policies and in compliance with federal and state laws; actively participate in hospital healthcare initiatives and committees, including the P&T Committee; establish a collaborative and constructive relationship with all healthcare staff; create pharmacy workflows and processes that maximize safety and minimize cost; motivate pharmacy staff to a high standard of achievement.

The Hospital Pharmacy is centralized and is open M-F from 7am-7pm and Sa-Sun 7am-5pm. Staff work 8-10 hours shifts with some on-call. The hospital plans automation additions including EMR and CPOE. The Pharmacy is managed by Comprehensive Pharmacy Services. The DOP is an employee of CPS. All other pharmacy staff are hospital employees.

Olmsted Medical Center is a dynamic, growing hospital that serves residents of Olmsted County including residents of the city of Rochester, home of world renowned Mayo Clinic. In addition to a 60+ bed acute care hospital, Olmsted Medical Center also operates 12 branch clinics in Rochester and surrounding communities. The hospital is planning an expansion and will eventually add a birth center and a women’s health center. In 2010 Olmsted Medical Center was designated as one the Best Places to Work by Workforce Development, Inc.

The City of Rochester is known for healthcare but offers other economic resources as well. Since 1956 IBM has maintained a vital research and production facility in Rochester. The city is surrounded by rich farmland and is a center for crop and dairy production. 80+miles away are the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul offering easy access to big city cultural and sports events and an international airport.

CPS full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / 401(k) with a Match / Paid Holidays / 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.

» Pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD)
» Current Minnesota license in good standing
» 2+ years experience as a Director of Pharmacy or ADOP or Manager in an acute care hospital setting (hospital pharmacy leadership experience must be within the last 5 years). We are seeking someone with good relationship building skills and excellent leadership skills.

CPS is a pharmacy-management services provider for 300+ acute-care hospitals, long-term acute care, behavioral health systems, and specialty hospitals in 47 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. For almost 40 years we have delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. We’re growing at a breathtaking rate. As a CPS employee, you will discover, along with our other 1700+ employees, that CPS is a company you’ll be proud to grow with.

For more information and to apply please call or visit:
P: 877.806.7888, Ext:1238

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