LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital
Assistant Chief Pharmacist

Title: Assistant Chief Pharmacist
Category: Service
Department: Pharmacy
Date Posted: Monday, September 4, 2017
Date Revised: September 6, 2017
Work Schedule: Mon. to Fri. 42h/week. On call as needed

Manages the technical and administrative work at the Central Pharmacy and the relationship with physicians, nurses, suppliers, and employees of the Hospital.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)
§ Assist the Chief Pharmacist in leading, planning and managing all activities related to the Pharmacy’s operations. Assure tasks are completed on time, accurately and efficiently. Ensure coordination with other departments on all operation issues. § Oversee the automatic prescription filling system and coordinate effective communications within the Pharmacy, the Hospital and with suppliers. § Support Pharmacy staff by filling in for the pharmacists, when necessary. § Control of attendance, absences and leaves of the Pharmacy staff. § Supervise and coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of the staff to achieve departmental and Hospital objectives. § Review and analyze reports, documents and guidelines, and confer with the Medical Administration to obtain the data needed to plan the service activities, such as new responsibilities, work progress, and obstacle or problem occurrences. § Analyze costs and manage the Central Pharmacy budget. § Provide timely investigation and corrective action to incidents/complaints and uphold and implement Pharmacy goals. § Maintain records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence relative to the work. § Evaluate current procedures and practices to achieve the objectives of the service and ensure all Hospital policies are strictly followed within the Pharmacy and roles are well managed. § Assure Pharmacy computer systems are contemporary, functional, and appropriately integrated into other systems within the Hospital.
Education/Diploma/Certification: BS in Pharmacy from an accredited university. An advanced degree program (M.B.A., Pharm D) is a plus. Work Experience: Minimum 1 year of work experience as hospital pharmacist.
§ Good knowledge of pharmaceutical requirements (the general rules of Good Practice of Hospital Pharmacy). § Good computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). § Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus. § Evidence of leadership in pharmacy practice and professional associations. § Evidence of expertise in education/training of students and residents. § Working knowledge of safety standards § Highly organized and the ability to multi-task in a busy environment. § Ability to work effectively as a team player. § Problem-solving skills.

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