Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise--to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we're proud of our long and rich tradition of serving the community. Cook Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of Cook Children's, and offers advanced technologies, research and treatments, surgery, rehabilitation and ancillary services all designed to meet children's needs. The medical center is a 443 bed, Level II trauma center that includes a Level IV NICU.
As the Pharmacy Director at Cook Children's, you have the authority, accountability, and responsibility for the daily management, coordination and activities of your pediatric Pharmacy department. You will oversee pharmacy staff practice, personnel management, and overall staff development for inpatient, outpatient, and retail teams. You will assume the responsibility for all aspects of business conducted in your areas of responsibility, as well. As the director, you will conduct yourself with a team orientation attitude, professionalism, and appropriate decision–making abilities. In your role as the Director of Pharmacy, you will be a champion for safe medication practices throughout the organization and seek improvement in safe medication practices at every opportunity.
Graduation from an accredited school of Pharmacy
MBA or MHA preferred
Minimum of five years' experience as a practicing pharmacist in a pediatric hospital pharmacy department
Experience in the pediatric application of unit dose distribution, IV admixture and pharmacy computer application is essential. Must be skilled in the administration and supervision of Pharmacy services and be well versed in principles and current concepts of institutional Pharmacy practice.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet
Internal Number: 40602
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.