When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible--for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals!
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 400 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. We are committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. We are affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized and bestowed "Site of the Year" awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students.
Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?
As a Associate Director in our inpatient and emergency pharmacy services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ca, you will be responsible for oversight of decentralized pharmacy services which represents approximately 107 pharmacists and over 30 technicians and the teaching program.
You will have a total of 4 Managers and an Educational Coordinator as a direct report.
The Associate Director works directly with 4 inpatient managers to support comprehensive pharmacy services for inpatients and emergency department patients.
The pharmacy practice model is integrated such that pharmacists are responsible for processing orders, participating in patient care and/or progression of care rounds depending on their area of responsibility, dosing services, transitions of care, patient education and teaching of students and residents.
The teaching program, overseen by the Education Coordinator, consists of an ASHP Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency Program with 6 residents and 4 affiliation agreements with schools of pharmacy in California. Approximately 70 IPPE and 230 APPE rotations are offered each year.
Inpatient pharmacy practice model
Member of Pharmacy Administrative Staff
Performance management of inpatient and ED staff in collaboration with managers including recruitment, selection and management of performance
Oversight of pharmacist career ladder
Mentoring of direct reports and designated staff
Oversight of pharmacist staffing, schedule and vacation calendar
You will Participate in multidisciplinary meetings including but not limited to P&T Committee, Medication Safety, Medical Staff Performance Improvement Committees,
Rotating through the Administrator of the Day rotation
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.