Enterprise Solutions Inc


Administrative Director of Pharmacy

Houston, TX 77001

Posted: 03/05/2024 Industry: Healthcare - Health Services Job Number: z5G7h3l6a1kMvyS65NP3c0HqZnvF2GLCo2ps3Ffhp8A= Pay Rate: 200000-250000 Yearly USD

Job Description

TITLE: Administrative Director of Pharmacy

LEVEL: Senior

REPORTS TO: VP of Operations

CITY: Houston, TX

SALARY: $200,000.00 - $250,000.00

BONUS DESCRIPTION: 20% of compensation



  • Doctorate degree in Pharmacy; Texas License in Pharmacy;  master’s degree is highly desired.
  • Pharmacy leadership experience within a healthcare organization. Hospital is a 1000+ licensed bed teaching hospital; level I Trauma designation.
  • Title is a Director of Pharmacy- but operates as an Administrative Director with three Directors reporting to this position. Experience leading multiple teams in a hospital environment is required. This includes clinical specialists.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Director/Regional Director or similar of an Inpatient Pharmacy in a hospital setting.
  • Experience with strategic planning, quality improvement and cost savings initiatives.


  • Experience with inpatient and outpatient pharmacies.
  • Adult and pediatric patient populations combined is a big plus.
  • Residency is highly desired.


Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, master’s degree is highly desired and Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred. Completion of ASHP accredited pharmacy practice residency or fellowship or demonstration of equivalent experience preferred.


Licenses/Certifications: Licensed by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy


Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
  • Five (5) years of experience in a hospital pharmacy.
  • Ability to solve problems, establish trust, credibility, and deal effectively with change.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion, and results.


Principal Accountabilities:
  • Evaluates operations on an ongoing basis, utilizing the principles of continuous process improvement. Develops implements, checks, and retools action plans to address variances and improve efficiency.
  • Assesses, evaluates, and ensures the competent delivery of pharmaceutical services and provision of drug related information to inpatients and outpatients according to the needs and age of the patient.
  • Identifies staffing needs. Selects, trains, mentors, evaluates, and counsels staff as appropriate.
  • Establishes scope of services and develops annual implementation plans which contribute to organizational strategic objectives.
  • Communicates with staff and promotes staff ownership in problem solving and participation in operational decision-making.
  • Prepares annual budget, controls, and reduces costs, forecasts operational needs, and reviews expenditures to ensure budget limits are not exceeded.
  • Serves as a positive role model to staff, ensuring that customer service is a priority.
  • Remains visible and accessible to physicians, seeking input and feedback on services, medical staff bylaws, and policy/procedure changes.
  • Stays up to date on new developments in healthcare, incorporating innovative systems of delivery while complying with all regulatory and licensing agencies.
  • Participates in the development of hospital marketing and business plans to enhance resource allocation, centers of excellence, and product lines.
  • Participates on hospital quality improvement teams and other committees as assigned.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff, and visitors; adheres to all Hospital policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity, and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.

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