Assistant Director, Pharmacy **INTERNAL ONLY**

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
September 1, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type


Position Summary


As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

This position is considered AT-WILL and will serve at the pleasure of the CEO.


Position Summary:
Directs and supervises the activities of assigned staff, or one of the following areas within the department of pharmaceutical services: the operational, personnel, fiscal, technical and educational education components of pharmaceutical care for: ambulatory patients; clinical and educational services; or inpatient services.

Job Requirement

Graduation from an accredited school of Pharmacy and four (4) years of managerial/supervisory experience in a retail/institutional pharmacy.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid Nevada State Board of Pharmacy License.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Federal, state and county laws and regulations governing area of assignment; pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical care and standards; modern principles and practices of supervision; modern management principles and practices; business functions such as budget and accounting; human anatomy and physiology; presentation principles; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.Skill in:
Developing and administering programs; applying effective supervision principles; applying modern principles of management; conducting effective presentations; drug preparation and dispensing; gathering, evaluating, interpreting and presenting information; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; effectively in oral and written forms; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or seated for extended periods of time and maintain concentration, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, agility to reach and stoop in order to shelve items, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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