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 CA-Long Beach
Department College Medical Ctr (formerly Pacific Hospital of Long Beach)
Employment Duration Full time
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Director of Pharmacy
College Medical Center

Long Beach, CA

As a Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) Director of Pharmacy you will  have a full support team available to you, from a Regional Vice President, Clinical Regional Vice President, Regulatory Specialist, Purchasing Analyst, and more.  We will rely on you to direct all pharmacy operations, including planning, organizing, controlling, and staff management 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 hospital pharmacy to Administration and carry out mutually agreed upon programs. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Pharmacy Degree (BS or PharmD) from an accredited school of pharmacy
  • CA licensure in good standing
  • Minimum 3 years of hospital pharmacy management experience in an inpatient setting
  • 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

College Medical Center (formerly Pacific Hospital of Long Beach), with 221 beds, with 221 beds, is a teaching hospital with behavioral health units onsite and at two satellite locations. The hospital is fully accredited by DNV.  The Pharmacy is open 24/7. Automation includes Omnicell and EHR/CPOE with Cerner Millenium.  The pharmacy is managed by Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) and the Director of Pharmacy and the Clinical Coordinator are CPS employees. All other employees are hospital employees.  

Benefits: CPS full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / 401(k) with a Match / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts / Relocation / 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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