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 CA-Bakersfield
Department Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare
Worker Category Full time
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Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare
Bakersfield, CA

Hours:  This full time position will work Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.  
As a full time, exempt Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Director of Pharmacy, you will oversee 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 with assistance from a full support team. 
About the Facility:  Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, located in Bakersfield, California, is an acute psychiatric 90 bed facility situated on 8.8 acres. Bakersfield Behavioral offers specialized units for children (ages 5-12), adolescents (ages 13-17) and adults (ages 18+) with mental/behavioral health and/or substance use problems. Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) has partnered with the hospital to manage the day to day operations of this pharmacy. This position is an employee of CPS.
About the Pharmacy:  The Pharmacy will use Pyxis and the HCS Pharmacy Operating System. Pharmacy hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.  
Required Qualifications:
  • BS or PharmD from an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • California Pharmacist license in good standing.
  • Management experience in a healthcare/hospital environment.
  • 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 employees enjoy a competitive salary, eligibility 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 and 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, LLC is one of the nation’s largest providers of pharmacy services to more than 800 hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. CPS helps clients tackle a variety of complex issues, such as operational efficiency, rising drug costs, regulatory & compliance, 340B, and specialty pharmacy strategy. CPS helps healthcare leaders drive best in class pharmacy operations through skill, expertise and proprietary technologies. For more information, visit https://www.cpspharm.com/.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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