Position description
The Chief Pharmacy Officer is the recognized leader of pharmacy and provides strong, visible, values driven leadership and advocacy for Pharmacy. Develops and maintains high quality, contemporary pharmacy services and practice across all sites in the Midwest. Ensures the Pharmacy Department delivers the highest value care and services to patients and the organization. Provides clear strategic direction and vision for the Pharmacy Department that aligns with and optimally supports Mayo Clinic strategies and priorities. Assures the Pharmacy Department meets or exceeds all quality, legal, regulatory and accreditation standards. Ensures the presence of a comprehensive, standardized pharmacy education and training program. Ensures and promotes the generation of new knowledge regarding pharmacy and medications.
Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy. Advanced degree (Doctor of Pharmacy degree or Master’s degree in related field). Completion of an accredited pharmacy residency and a minimum of 10 years applicable pharmacy leadership and management experience; or a minimum of 12 years applicable pharmacy leadership and management experience. Applicable experience includes working in an integrated healthcare system that provides hospital-based and outpatient services. Strong commitment and evidence of achieving excellence. Proven history of successfully working in a team environment. Communicates effectively. Proven history of a commitment to patient care and alignment with Mayo Clinic values.
Additional qualifications
The following are preferred: Master’s degree in business, health care administration or related field in addition to Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Completion of leadership or management educational programs (e.g. ASHP leadership program, Mayo programs, residency administrative experience).
License or certification
Current license to practice Pharmacy in MN
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $8,384.80, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Career profile
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Sarah Lee
Equal opportunity employer
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.