Division Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services in Las Vegas, NV at Parallon

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Division Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Supply Chain (DDCP)



Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust (an affiliate of HCA – Hospital Corporation of America).


More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to realize the value of the industry’s only truly committed and aligned GPO (group purchasing organization).  The result?  Immediate and sustainable supply cost advantages - savings superior to any other purchasing alliance - by double digits. 


All of this is accomplished by hiring committed professionals, like you!



1.       Ethics:  HealthTrust adheres to a strict code of conduct and requires the same of its affiliates.

2.       Sustainability:  HealthTrust is a seven-time recipient of the Champion for Change award from Practice Greenhealth, actively encouraging and enabling ecologically responsible purchasing.

3.       Integrity and Culture:  Valuing transparency, HealthTrust holds its leaders, employees, and suppliers to high-integrity business and purchasing practices.



As the DDCP, reporting to the Division Director of Pharmacy, you will lead clinical pharmacy activities within HCA facilities for the HealthTrust Far West Division (Las Vegas and parts of California), to include execution of the following deliverables:  clinical initiatives that impact drug utilization, clinical education and staff development, management of appropriate drug utilization, drug spend analysis, and quality improvement programs.

•         You will partner with facility Directors of Pharmacy, Corporate Quality Department, and Facility Clinical Coordinators/Pharmacists;

•         Develop and oversee standardized clinical pharmacy program for division/facilities;

•         Develop annual clinical pharmacy business plan in conjunction with clinical pharmacy group that ensures positive patient outcomes and appropriate drug utilization;

•         Analyze drug spend trends to identify areas of opportunity and implement appropriate use/development of protocols and guidelines;

•         Oversight/guidance regarding JCAHO, CMS, NQSF and FDA standards.




Las Vegas, Nevada

•         Las Vegas features an extremely reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing, to utilities, to groceries, as compared to most major cities across the country;

•         The Las Vegas heat is manageable.  Because it is a desert environment, the humidity levels are often less than 5 to 10 percent, making a huge impact during the warmest days;

•         Outdoor Recreation – hiking, rock climbing, and even snow-skiing are within an hour’s drive at Red Rock Canyon, Valley of Fire State Park, and Mt. Charleston – the Grand Canyon and Zions National Park are within a 2-3 hour’s drive;

•         Unique Arts and Culture – amazing restaurants, a monthly downtown Art Walk, the Mob Museum and the Neon Museum, or, for a more traditional cultural center, the Smith Center features Broadway shows and the Las Vegas Philharmonic.



•         To attract the best talent, HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k) plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based on years of service and vesting);

•         Tuition Reimbursement;

•         Generous annual incentive bonus program;

•         Professional growth and advancement opportunities;

•         A network of other highly skilled professionals to work and collaborate with across sister facilities and multiple divisions.



•         Demonstrated experience forming relationships and maintaining professional partnerships with key stakeholders;

•         Pharm.D. required;

•         Residency Training or BCPS certification preferred;

•         5-10 years experience as a Clinical Pharmacist in a hospital setting;

•         Current Pharmacist license in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy;                                                                                    

•         Previous experience as a clinical coordinator or director in large, complex facility preferred.







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