Penn Medicine, a $6 billion enterprise with 41,000 employees is ranked #1 in Pennsylvania and #9 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is the 750 bed flagship hospital of Penn Medicine. HUP’s world-class faculty and staff are dedicated to superior patient care, education and research for a better, healthier future. Innovative research coupled with responsive, hands-on care allows HUP to tailor treatment specifically to individual patient needs. HUP is located in the University City section of West Philadelphia. Penn Medicine has embarked on building a new hospital across the street from HUP’s current location that will open in 2021. The new $1.5 billion state-of-the-art facility will include 504 private patient rooms and 50 procedural rooms to treat high acuity patients.
Reporting to the System CAO of Ambulatory Pharmacy with dotted line reporting to the Associate Executive Director of HUP, the Director of Inpatient Pharmacy will provide leadership to more than 200 FTEs. He/she will have responsibility for the development of strategy, growth, operations and financial planning for inpatient pharmacy. The Director will provide leadership for all aspects of HUP pharmacy services to include the facilitation of relationships between the medical staff and nursing, as well as foster a patient focused environment in support of the delivery of the highest quality care. Furthermore, he/she will be involved in the design of the new state-of-the-art pharmacy within the new hospital.
The selected candidate will possess a minimum of five years of inpatient pharmacy management leadership experience within an academic medical center or a large and highly matrixed hospital environment. He/she will be an accomplished pharmacy leader who can work effectively in a highly matrixed and relationship-driven culture. The preferred candidate will have a strong knowledge of pharmacy operations and the ability to quickly learn the nuances of the enterprise and understand the implications for successfully navigating through a varying culture across all areas. The selected candidate will hold a PharmD from an accredited institution and will be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the second largest city on the East Coast and is located 100 miles south of New York City, 133 miles north of Washington, DC, and 55 miles from the New Jersey Shore. From historic Philadelphia neighborhoods to quiet suburban streets, the area offers excellent educational choices, recreational activities, historic landmarks, and a passion for professional sports. The Greater Philadelphia region offers something for everyone.
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