Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Director of Pharmacy for University Correctional Health Care. The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for oversight of the University Correctional Health Care (UCHC) pharmaceutical services and monitoring compliance of contract pharmacy with the New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC) and Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) contract.
Ensures standards of professional and ethical practice in the provision of pharmaceutical services. within the institution, are maintained.
Responds to pharmacy related emergencies and incidents at the institution.
Develops systems to recognize and report possible drug interaction and administration problems..
Dispenses pharmaceuticals when required and establishes satisfactory methods of drug distribution and control.
Provides consultation to medical staff regarding pharmaceuticals.
Ensures that the processes and workflows are implemented at the sites to eliminate expired medications and ensure appropriate return and disposal of pharmaceuticals to the Pharmacy vendor.
Orients, instructs and supervises medical staff on pharmacy and medication room procedures.
Monitors nursing staff to assure they adhere to procedures governing controlled medications.
Maintains monthly statistical information and reports relating to pharmaceuticals as directed by administration.
Reviews and revises pharmacy policies and procedures annually.
Serves on designated committees such as Medical Audit Committee and state P&T Committee. Chairs Institutional Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Maintains all pharmacy records, as required, by Federal/State law and departmental policy.
Monitors MAT and reversible opioid overdose medication procurement.
Monitors 340B drug procurement and manages Hep C budget.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy with a minimum of a B.S. in Pharmacy.
A current, unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in the State of NJ.
At least five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience and/or demonstrated knowledge to perform the essential duties of the job, with at least three (3) years of Pharmacist experience in the practice of unit dose pharmacy operations.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of all applicable State/Federal laws, rules and regulations.
Working knowledge of personnel administration, physician and nursing consultations and inter-departmental relationships.
Outstanding Human relations and leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
May be required to travel within the state.
Valid Driver's License is required.
Must possess own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Must be approved by the Department of Corrections (DOC), by the Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC), and adhere to all DOC and JJC requirements.
Posting Number: 18ST0956
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 61485
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.