Company: ECU Health Medical Center
Posted on: September 13, 2023
About ECU Health Medical Center
ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in
North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and
serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of
Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has
achieved Magnet - designation twice and provides acute and
intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to
a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million
The Vice President of Pharmacy is a key system leader at ECU Health
and will provide fiscal and strategic leadership and management of
all pharmacy services enterprise wide. The VP of Pharmacy will
provide for the coordination, integration and analysis of pharmacy
services across ECU Health in accordance with our mission and
vision. Manages complex change initiatives, directs the pharmacy
leadership team, and creates an empowering environment for staff to
thrive. Assumes complete accountability for the overall delivery of
pharmacy services and promotes evidence based use of medication,
financial stability, standard work and positive patient outcomes.
Exhibits vision and influential direction on pharmaceutical issues
across ECU Health. Collaborates closely with other healthcare
providers both locally and regionally.
ECU Health Medical Center is a 900+ bed academic medical center
that serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of
Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Medical Center is a
regional referral center and the flagship hospital for ECU Health.
ECU Health Medical Center has over 700 practicing physicians on its
medical staff. The Medical Center serves 29 counties in eastern
North Carolina with a population of 1.4 million people. On an
annual basis, it serves 45,000 inpatients and over 170,000
outpatients (including 117,000 ED visits), in addition to a
surgical volume of 21,000. Total operating revenue for ECU Medical
Center - 1.1 Billion; net patient revenue - 1 Billion. In its role
as an academic medical center, ECU Medical Center currently trains
2,500 students in a variety of fields including nursing and allied
health. Through its relationship with the Brody School of Medicine
at East Carolina University, ECU Medical Center employs and trains
over 300 residents in 14 programs as well as 80 fellows in 20
Responsible for the overall pharmacy operations and the
coordination of pharmacy services throughout all ECU Health.
Develops a structure for the pharmacy enterprise that requires
accountability and encourages professional growth. Leads
standardization efforts, systemization and performance improvement
initiatives across the enterprise.
Ensures continuous quality improvement strategies are in place and
effective. Makes and implements recommendations to improve
operational efficiency and to implement new services for areas of
Assumes ultimate accountability for staffing, and appropriately
manages leadership and staff issues in collaboration with Human
Ensures the development of accurate and reliable budgets for each
pharmacy cost center across the enterprise. Recognizes potential
for revenue growth for pharmacy services and executes plans that
capitalize on that potential as appropriate.
Oversees and ensures robust procedures for safe and secure storage
and distribution of controlled substances.
Facilitates applicable committee activities and participates on
other committees and task forces as a member, consultant or chair
Ensures the integrity of the health systems 340b programs and
maintains contemporary processes to maximize clinical utilization
as well as revenue integrity.
Recruit, retain and develop a highly-skilled professional staff and
ensure staffing meets patient care needs.
Engages in continuous study of the entire professional field,
including adopting and potentially creating best practices, to
maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skills
necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned
responsibilities. Completes required continuous training and
education as required. Ensures that services are provided in
accordance with State and Federal regulations, organizational
policy and accreditation and compliance requirements.
Required Bachelor's Degree of Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy.
Ten years of relevant experience in pharmacy with progressively
responsible leadership required.
Experience working in an organization of size and complexity
comparable to ECU Health required.
Experience with 340b, specialty pharmacy, infusion and ambulatory
Eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina
Active involvement in professional pharmacy organizations (ex.
It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most
qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all
pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health
screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and
We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity
employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs,
job requirements and applicant's qualifications without regard to
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family
and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit
retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint,
orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals
who assist or participate in the investigation of any
For additional information, please contact:
Tara Gray, Talent Acquisition Manager
ECU Health Talent Acquisition
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