About CPS

We're Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the nation's largest pharmacy services provider for 600+ acute-care hospitals, long term acute-care, behavioral health systems, and specialty hospitals throughout the US and Puerto Rico. Since 1971 we've delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. And we’re growing at a breathtaking rate. You'll discover, along with almost 2,000 other employees; that CPS is a company you’ll be proud to grow with.

Director of Pharmacy
Location AZ-Glendale
Department Aurora Behavioral Health Services (Glendale)
Worker Category Full time
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Director of Pharmacy 

Aurora Behavioral Health Services

Glendale, AZ


Hours:  Pharmacy hours are Monday - Friday from 7:00am - 3:30pm, and closed on weekends and six major holidays. 

As a Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Director of Pharmacy you will fill orders as well as be responsible for all pharmacy operations including planning, organizing, controlling, and supervising activities, according to hospital policies, standards of practice of the profession, and state and federal laws. You will recommend innovations in the practice and function of the pharmacy to hospital administration and carry out mutually agreed upon programs.  The Director of Pharmacy is responsible for the continued growth, development, and implementation of operational systems that support safe delivery of pharmaceutical care.  The Director will work primarily on an independent basis with one day a week coverage to facilitate management duties. The Director will take on-call with compensation.   

About the Facility:  Aurora Behavioral Health System is Arizona's largest free-standing psychiatric hospital system. They are dedicated to the wellness of INDIVIDUALS, their FAMILIES and the COMMUNITY through prevention, intervention and treatment via our inpatient and outpatient services. The Pharmacy is open Monday through Friday from 7:00am-3:30pm, and closed weekends and the six major holidays.  After hours pharmacy services provides coverage for weekdays after business hours and on a 24/7 basis weekends and holidays.  The pharmacy utilizes Pyxis automation with CPOE and eMAR technology.  Management of the pharmacy is outsourced to Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) and all pharmacy staff are CPS employees.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Pharmacy Degree (BS or PharmD) from an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • State of Arizona Pharmacist license in good standing
  • 2+ years current or recent experience as a pharmacist in a hospital setting preferred 
  • Previous leadership or supervisory experience desired
  • Management experience in a healthcare/hospital environment preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems, establish trust and credibility
  • ​Demonstrated teaching, relevant professional publications and involvement with professional organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, respond to client concerns and work cooperatively with other staff

Benefits: All CPS employees enjoy a competitive salary and are eligible to participate in the 401(k) savings plan with a match.  Full-time employees are also eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.

About CPS: Founded nearly 50 years ago and employing over 2,500 clinical, regulatory, and operational pharmacy professionals, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of pharmacy support services to more than 700 hospitals and healthcare facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico. CPS helps hospital pharmacists tackle complex problems such as medication reconciliation, hyper-inflated drug costs, standardization, centralized distribution, regulatory & compliance, and 340B programs leading to increased quality, reduced admissions and lower costs.   Services provided by CPS include pharmacy management, pharmacy consulting, specialized pharmacy services, telepharmacy, 340B program compliance assurance, ambulatory & retail pharmacy services, medication related transition of care, and pharmacy analytics.  For more information, visit http://www.cpspharm.com.

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