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 MN-Crookston
Department RiverView Health
Employment Duration Full time
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Full-Time Director of Pharmacy
RiverView Health / Crookston, MN

                                      Are you ready for the next step in your career?  Let CPS coach and mentor you as a Director of Pharmacy and enjoy a $15,000 bonus!

As a Director of Pharmacy with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) at RiverView Health 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 6 Pharmacists (3 full time and 3 per diem) and 4 full time Pharmacy Technicians (1 being a 340B Technician).  As Director of Pharmacy with CPS you will have a full support team available to you including a Regional Manager, Regional Clinical Director, 340B Specialist, Regulatory Specialist, Drug Information Specialist, Finance Director and more.  This position also includes staffing one weekend per month (Saturday and Sunday from 8a-4:30p).

Recent pharmacy accomplishments:

  • Additional pharmacy staff

  • Equalization of work loads/Cross training of staff

  • Reduction in pharmacy hours of operation

  • Formulary management

  • Automatic substitutions

  • Structured Pharmacy Intervention Program

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

  • Pharmacy Technician support for all shifts

  • Successful Joint Commission Survey


  • Pharmacy degree (BS or PharmD)

  • Current MN license in good standing

  • At least 3 years recent experience as an inpatient hospital Pharmacist

  • Experience with 340b programs

  • Experience working with EPIC system is preferred

  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond to client concerns

  • Ability to work cooperatively with other members of CPS and hospital and pharmacy staff

About the Facility: RiverView Health is a Joint Commissioned accredited facility, comprised of 25 critical access inpatient beds, a 24 bed Skilled Nursing Memory Care Unit, a 105 bed off site Skilled Nursing Facility (Vila St. Vincent) and 7 Clinics (3 on site and 4 off site).  The pharmacy is centralized and located on the first floor of the hospital.  EPIC is utilized along with Omnicell cabinets, as well as RX30.  The inpatient pharmacy hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7am-9pm and weekends 8am-4:30pm and provide retail pharmacy services Monday-Friday 7:30am-7:30pm and weekends 8am-4:30pm. There is remote order entry pharmacy coverage when the pharmacy is closed.    The day to day operation of the pharmacy is managed by Comprehensive Pharmacy Services. 

Benefits: Competitive salary, including bonus, and benefits including Medical/Dental/& Vision Insurances; 401(k) with a match, Paid Time off Program-including sick, holiday and vacation all in one, Company Paid Short and Long term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts.

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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