Assistant Director Pharmacy

Why Mayo Clinic

Position description
Provides leadership oversight, direction, and mentoring to Pharmacy operations and clinical staff. Participates in the development of pharmacy strategic direction, cost containment initiatives, and practice optimization activities. Manages and ensures Pharmacy operations are within established targets, incorporates best practices, optimizes patient safety, and ensures compliance with legal, regulatory, and Joint Commission accreditation standards. Leads planning, organizing, improvement and resource management initiatives. Provides leadership and actively participates in institutional drug diversion and medication-related activities. Actively promotes, facilitates and participates in educational and scholarly activities, and oversees the Pharmacy Residency Programs in Arizona. Participates in and promotes the generation of new knowledge relevant to pharmacy practice. Represents Arizona Department of Pharmacy on committees, cross-functional teams and work groups, and enterprise initiatives. Responsible for transforming organizational values into daily operations yielding an efficient, effective, and caring organization. Responsibilities are accomplished based on Mayo Clinic’s vision, mission, and values. Participates in developing, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating policies, programs, and services related to Pharmacy operations. Demonstrates knowledge and perspective of Mayo Clinic and business operations to know when and where to acquire additional input and expertise. Identifies, initiates, and organizes opportunities to improve service and quality and to act as a catalyst for realizing these improvements.
Bachelor's degree from accredited College of Pharmacy or PharmD required. Master’s degree and a minimum of six (6) years’ Pharmacist experience, which includes four (4) years of progressive Pharmacy leadership experience required.
Additional qualifications
Demonstrated leadership experience in working with or supervising a clinical pharmacy program.
Demonstrated ability to promote collaboration across multidisciplinary services.
Demonstrated skills as a change agent and in change management.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated strategic planning, organizational, and communication skills.
License or certification
Current Arizona State Board of Pharmacy license.
Exemption status
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Weekend schedule
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.