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 LA-Metairie
Department East Jefferson General Hospital
Employment Duration Full time
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Director of Pharmacy
East Jefferson General Hospital
Metairie, Louisiana

$15,000 sign on bonus

As a full time, exempt Director of Pharmacy with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS)  at East Jefferson General Hospital, 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 the assistance of an Operations Manager, Clinical Manager,  Buyer, 33 Pharmacists and 24 Pharmacy Technicians.   As Director of Pharmacy with CPS you will have a full support team available to you including a Senior Regional Vice President, Regional Clinical Director, Regulatory Specialist, Drug Information Specialist, Finance Director and more.    This position is scheduled to work full time, Monday-Friday day shift.


  • PharmD or Bachelors degree in Pharmacy
  • MBA preferred (not required)
  • Current LA pharmacist license in good standing or ability to obtain one
  • At least 5 years of recent inpatient hospital Director of Pharmacy experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to lead and motivate a large team
  • Must be able to start working on a Monday (start dates are twice per month)

About the facility:  East Jefferson General Hospital is  accredited by the Joint Commission and American College of Radiology, has been ranked number one in Louisiana by CareChex, has been awarded the Gold Seal of Excellence for cancer care and stroke care, and has received Healthgrades Five-Star ratings.   East Jefferson General Hospital is a state of the art facility with more than 420 beds, and provides services that include:  Cardiovascular, Diabetes Management & Wound Center, Geriatric Behavioral Health, Cancer Care, Radiology, Radiation Therapy, Sleep Center, Total Joint Program, and Woman & Newborn  Center.   The Pharmacy is centralized, and provides pharmacy services 24/7.  Pharmacy utilizes CPOE, bedside bar code scanning and Pyxis 4000. 

Benefits: CPS full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401(k) with an employer Match, 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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