Reporting to the Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive (CNE), the Director Pharmacy is responsible for leading the pharmacy team to develop program objectives in alignment with, and supporting our strategic plan. This position plays a critical role as an advocate for patient and staff safety, while cultivating an environment where the organization’s values: Teamwork, Respect, Accountability and Compassion, are demonstrated.
You demonstrate highly developed critical thinking skills and an ability to conceptualize and analyze problems at a systems level. You are self-directed and independent, with sound clinical judgment and a demonstrated commitment to collaborative interdisciplinary practice. You demonstrate an ability to facilitate organizational change through the use of your participatory leadership style, team development skills, and effective use of program planning and evaluation. These skills set you apart and make you our ideal candidate.
The role of Director Pharmacy is an exciting opportunity for an experienced pharmacy leader to continue to develop their leadership career, and join our team of highly skilled employees, who are committed to provide the highest quality of care.
Key Accountabilities include:
Guelph General Hospital is currently embarking on the development of a closed loop medication system; leveraging new technologies to enable safer medication practices and efficiencies in the delivery of medication care. This ambitious project will include the introduction of: medication barcoding, Computerized Physician Order Entry, an Electronic Medication Administration Record and Bedside Medication Verification. This project will take place over the next 18-24 months.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:
All positions at GGH contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.
GGH is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities.
In pursuit of GGH’s vision of exceptional care, innovative partnerships and healthier communities, all employees are responsible for practicing the values of teamwork, respect, accountability, compassion to provide the highest quality care and experience for patients and their families.
Guelph General Hospital is a dynamic, high performing, comprehensive acute care hospital providing a full range of services to the 180,000 residents of Guelph and Wellington County. Services include 24-hour emergency coverage, advanced technology and diagnostic support, and specialty programs such as being the Regional provider for general vascular surgery and a designated Provincial Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery. Patients continue to identify Guelph General Hospital as a high performer in the Province.
Our team has created an environment where 1,600 employees, physicians and midwives are engaged and work towards the achievement of our new progressive vision of Exceptional Care - Innovative Partnerships- Healthier Communities.