St. Luke’s is looking for a Chief Pharmacy Officer to join us in our strategy to be the community’s trusted partner in providing exceptional, patient-centered care!
The Chief Pharmacy Officer (CPO) facilitates, directs, and coordinates operational activities and programs relative to the pharmacy operations and infusion services through delivery of high-quality, cost-effective services. Under the direction of the System Chief Medical Officer, the CPO provides strategic direction, business plan development, executive level leadership, planning, organization, execution and general management for all aspects of pharmacy and non-oncology infusion services. Drives performance through a consumer centric approach and is accountable for meeting total cost of care, quality, safety and staffing performance metrics.
Promotes high quality of pharmaceutical care delivered to patients across the organization and ensures that quality guidelines are properly adhered to and regulatory functions are closely managed; supports the design and implementation of quality and safety initiatives to improve the quality of care delivered and achieve system standards
Leads and collaborates with the pharmacy leadership team to establish and maintain professional practice standards and guidelines, assuring adherence to relevant statues, rules, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards across the system for area of responsibility. Provides the leadership and direction to develop, recommend and implement programs, policies and procedures, and standards.
Works in alignment with senior leadership to drive operational performance, achieve efficiency targets, increase pharmacy access for the community and ensure the highest integrity for the business operations across departments. The CPO develops, monitors, and executes strategic plans across all areas, engaging SLHS leaders and respective departments. Promotes program development and advises on the planning and expansion of services. Establishes the vision and mission for all pharmacy and infusion operations that supports and sustains excellence.
Directs and oversees financial stewardship with an emphasis on providing efficient utilization of resources, developing new revenue streams and making appropriate financial and strategic decisions for all pharmacy operations.
Develops and maintains positive relations with physicians, employees, patients, families, regulatory agencies, contractors, and other applicable parties. Ensures a high level of collaboration within a highly matrixed team environment in order to coordinate activities, review work, exchange information, and resolve problems.
Works with physicians and clinicians to ensure system is using the most cost-effective medications while targeting good clinical outcomes.
Continuously evaluates and implements new models of pharmacy care and creates a unified scope practice for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy support personnel while elevating the practice of pharmacy to ensure top of licensure activity and support of SLHS strategic direction and goals.
Develops leadership team to successfully meet goals and sets clear expectations for team. Holds team members accountable for producing desired outcomes. Provides growth and development opportunities to high potential employees, mentors developing leaders and addresses succession planning.
In collaboration with system executive leadership is responsible for developing an accountable culture. Ensures employee and patient safety establishing direction, department policy and action plans which result in prediction, anticipation and prevention of accidents and mistakes.
Valid Pharmacist License in state of practice;
12 years’ experience (MBA or Pharmacy Residency in lieu of 2 years exp.)
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.
Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:
St. Luke’s Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit Idaho.org
- St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.