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Director, Pharmacy Operations - Temp - Remote

Brentwood, Tennessee


Success within a company doesn’t just happen. It requires committed teams of talented people who understand and embrace an organization’s goals and work together at the highest level to achieve them. As a member of the Health Support Center (HSC) team, you’ll work collaboratively with a great group of people to serve Lifepoint’s diversified healthcare delivery network of hospitals and care sites across the nation. We know that providing high-quality care depends on our ability to find, keep and empower creative and determined people who share in our commitment to our mission: Making communities healthier.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Remote: Yes
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What do you need to be successful at Lifepoint Health? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Analytical
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Collaborative
  • Goal-oriented
  • Thoughtful

“I have been with Lifepoint for 3 years and have been fortunate to grow within this great company. I feel valued, I work with amazing colleagues, and I enjoy coming to work every day!”

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  • Competitive pay

    We offer competitive pay for all employees based on the market, role, skill set and experience.

  • Growth opportunities and succession planning

    Our succession planning initiatives identify an internal bench of top talent and offer development opportunities to prepare them to fill crucial roles in the organization as they become available.

  • Insurance (for eligible employees)

    We’re committed to you and your family feeling supported and secure – our benefits include medical, eye, prescription, life insurance, and more.

  • Collaborative work environment

    We know that providing high-quality care depends on our ability to find, keep and empower creative and determined people who work together to advance our mission – making communities healthier.

  • Paid time off (for eligible employees)

    At Lifepoint, we believe in a strong work-life balance and offer competitive paid time off.

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    As a Lifepoint employee, you and your family will have access to counseling and relationship support, legal services, financial services and more.

Director, Pharmacy Operations - Temp - Remote

Brentwood, Tennessee

Job ID 7410-7516 Date posted 07/10/2024

Director, Pharmacy Operations

Who we are:

At Lifepoint Health, we provide quality healthcare to rural communities. As a valued member of our team, you will be an integral part of a group working together to elevate Lifepoint's healthcare delivery network. Our network includes 60+ community hospitals, 60+ rehabilitation/behavioral health hospitals, and 250 additional sites of care across the United States. As an organization, we are dedicated to serving communities nationwide by providing exceptional care. We believe in the power of our talented teams and strive to create environments where employees find purpose and fulfillment.

What you’ll do:

As a Director, Pharmacy Operations, you will assist the Health System Center Pharmacy Operations team in providing oversight and support for the enterprise in all areas of pharmacy operations. This role directly provides division and facility support to optimize pharmacy service. System level support includes implementing standardized operations and regulatory adherence, along with supporting initiatives for medication safety, drug diversion prevention, pharmacy automation, pharmacy supply chain, pharmacy health information technology, and pharmacy revenue and costs. The Director of Pharmacy Operations works with teams towards hospital implementations and new Director of Pharmacy training. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Pharmacy Operations.


·         Works effectively as a team member in a dynamic executive environment in a matrix organization and promotes teamwork within and across the organization by maintaining positive relationships and utilizing effective problem-solving skills. Collaborates extensively with personnel enterprise-wide, including key partners in nursing, clinical leadership, safety and security, human resources, and legal.

·         Facilitates transitions in facility pharmacy leadership including training new Directors of Pharmacy/Pharmacy Managers, monitoring transition tasks, and serving as a peer mentor for new and established pharmacy leaders.

·         Facilitates pharmacy operations for the enterprise. Identifies common opportunities for standardizing processes to achieve a consistent experience for all served.

·         Implementations enterprise policies, procedures, and committee expectations that support hospital pharmacy operations to maintain operational standards and compliance with federal pharmacy laws (DEA, USP, DSCSA, etc.)

·         Collaborates with key stakeholders and implements pharmaceutical cost optimization strategies throughout the organization.

·         Monitors key quality metrics to evaluate the quality of services provided.

·         Monitors process improvement initiatives to achieve value-based outcome metrics.

·         Participates in pharmacy advisory council and related projects.

·         Perform on-site reviews and analysis of on-going pharmacy operations, assist in improvement plans development and leadership evaluation.

·         Reports on medication management components of implementation projects for new facilities, acquisitions, or new processes including communication of routine project updates to key stakeholders, working collaboratively with other disciplines, and navigating implementation challenges.

·         Maintains current knowledge of relevant DEA, Board of Pharmacy, FDA, EPA, CMS, ISMP, ASHP, accreditation, and other relevant regulations, standards, and best practices.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need:


·         Bachelor’s Degree Pharmacy, PharmD preferred

·         Master’s Business Administration or Master’s in Healthcare Administration preferred


·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in hospital pharmacy leadership, preferentially director level or above.

·         Direct experience with regulatory bodies and successful participation in regulatory surveys.

·         Familiarity with DEA, FDA, and EPA regulations as well as CMS Condition of Participation and TJC standards related to medication management.

Certifications/Licensure: Registered Pharmacist

Why choose us:

As a team member of the Health Support Center, our goal is to support those that are in our facilities who are interfacing and providing care to our patients and community members. Our focus is to attract, retain, and empower a diverse and determined workforce. Our mission statement is at the heart of who we are and what we do: “Making Communities Healthier.” In this shared mission, we believe that our collective efforts will shape a healthier future for the communities we serve.

Benefits: We offer an excellent total compensation package, including a competitive salary and benefits. Some of our benefits include 401k, flexible PTO, generous Employee illness benefit (EIB), medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and an Employee Assistance Program. We believe that happy, healthy people have a passionate engagement with life and work and have designed our package to enhance your wellbeing.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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