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Director of Pharmacy

4500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA Req #509
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The Centers for Families and Children and Circle Health Services are looking for an experienced leader to be our Director of Pharmacy.


About The Centers

As affiliated organizations, The Centers for Families and Children and Circle Health Services operate under a shared leadership structure as one unified front moving towards a common goal: creating life-changing solutions for people in Northeast Ohio to lead healthier and more successful lives.  Together, the organizations are providing an innovative and integrated model that coordinates health and wellness services, including primary care for children and adults, a specialized teen clinic, behavioral health care, addiction services, HIV treatment and an in-house pharmacy, along with family support programs, including early childhood development, job training and workplace and workforce development.


About the Role

The Director of Pharmacy oversees the day to day operations of our five pharmacies and clinical residency. Provides both administrative and clinical direction in applying policy and instituting models that promote medication safety in all aspects of the medication management process. This role is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of quality assurance to meet the requirements of all applicable regulatory agencies. The Director assumes overall responsibilities for program success by being responsive to the needs and objectives of staff, clients, funders, and local community partners. The Director will provide direct management to all pharmacy managers. This position will work closely with the Clinical Leadership team. Additionally, the Director is part of the Senior Management team leading the agency to achieve both short and long term strategic goals. This position reports to the Chief of Healthcare Programs.


The qualified candidate will possess a current license to practice pharmacy in the state of Ohio (or eligible if not currently licensed in the state) and be a graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy degree or higher (PharmD preferred). We are looking for an experienced pharmacist with at least 5 years dispensing pharmacy experience and 2 years of progressive and demonstrated pharmacy leadership experience. Clinical experience with emphasis on mental health counseling preferred as is 340B experience.


The ideal candidate will possess a passion and commitment for expanding access to high quality comprehensive care for vulnerable and underserved populations, energized by complex challenges that exist within these populations and motivated by problem-solving and continuous improvement. To accomplish this, the selected individual must have strong interpersonal savvy with a commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as strategic planning experience. The core competencies listed below will be foundational to the Director of Pharmacy’s success.

Integrity: Passes on information consistently and honestly; operates with thoughtful transparency and takes responsibility for his/her actions; informs leadership about the potential risks and disadvantages of program operations; directs others toward ethical behavior and supports compliance

Communication: able to communicate in clear language and to adjust his/her use of language to the audience’s level; explains complex topics to less educated audiences; uses illustration and story-telling to engage the audience and make the message more easily understood

Leadership: discusses strategic goals, mission and vision with the team members and the strategic role they play in inspiring people at lower management levels; uses the various talents and competencies that exist within the team; encourages team members to use their talents and competencies in order to achieve the organization`s goals; defines the task assigned to the team; indicates which results are expected of the team

Initiative: The ability to recognize and create opportunities and to act accordingly rather than waiting passively for it to happen

Managing: The ability to manage and take charge of employees in order to enhance their performance; defining targets and providing appropriate means; controlling progress and correcting employees


Employee Resources and Benefits

The Centers and Circle Health offer a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes a generous contribution to the retirement plan and time away from work.


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The Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 4500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA