UK HealthCare in Lexington, Kentucky, has entered into a significant partnership with King’s Daughters Health System (KDHS) based in Ashland, Kentucky. As part of this partnership UK HealthCare is looking to hire a Senior Director of Pharmacy Service to manage Pharmacy Services for the King’s Daughter Health System.
KDHS comprises two acute-care facilities – 465 licensed beds in Ashland and an additional 10 licensed beds at King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio, located in Portsmouth. It also includes a long-term care facility, five urgent care centers and more than 50 physician practices serving the tri-state area from locations throughout Eastern Kentucky and southern Ohio.
The Senior Director will be based in Ashland, Kentucky, will be supported by the UK HealthCare Pharmacy team and report directly to the Chief Pharmacist at UK HealthCare.
Interested candidates may email Philip Almeter, Chief Pharmacist for UK HealthCare, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Five years related experience. The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: Leadership, Financial Management, Organization, Clinical knowledge and experience, Analysis, and Communication.
Additional Salary Information: Robust university benefits package. Details available here: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits
Internal Number: RE26944
About University of Ky HealthCare/King's Daughters Health System
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UK HealthCare at the University of Kentucky is among the nation's busiest, most active academic medical centers. Our 1,040 licensed beds are spread across the system’s flagship UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital and UK Good Samaritan Hospital, all located in Lexington. In addition, the clinical enterprise embraces a wide range of clinical areas and several multidisciplinary centers, including the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center.
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Our Pharmacy Services area is one of the premier programs in the United States. We have more than 800 pharmacists and staff working in a wide variety of settings, including our central hospital pharmacies, ambulatory and inpatient areas, five retail pharmacies and the UK Specialty Pharmacy.
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