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Director Retail Pharmacy Quality & Patient Safety
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Location :
RI - Woonsocket
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1 CVS Drive
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Pharmacy Operations - Retail
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Job Description
Director, Retail Pharmacy Quality & Patient Safety

CVS has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Retail Pharmacy Quality & Patient Safety to join our growing team! As the Director, you will be a key leader in the Pharmacy Professional Services organization and will be responsible for leading a number of critical programs designed to ensure that the highest levels of safety and quality pharmaceutical care are delivered across our 9,600+ community pharmacy practice settings. In this role, you will be responsible for leading efforts to continuously improve dispensing accuracy through the development and execution of an annual Patient Safety Plan for the retail pharmacy organization. A primary component of this role requires using data analytics to identify patient safety and quality risks, and the creation and implementation of new processes, programs, training and system improvements to mitigate or eliminate those risks.

In this position, you will also be accountable for leading our current suite of pharmacy quality programs, to include: pharmacy compounding quality, REMS program quality, and our professional accreditation programs. We're proud to say that CVS/pharmacy is currently the only national pharmacy chain to have earned Community Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC. Additionally, we are DMEPOS Accredited through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. As the Director, you will oversee the accreditation renewal process, maintaining our day-to-day relationship with these organizations, and ensuring our retail pharmacy practice follows the quality standards established by each organization.

The Director of Pharmacy Quality & Safety is responsible for monitoring the quality of the pharmaceutical care and services provided by our team of community pharmacists. As such, this role will lead the development of a newly formed auditing function, utilizing a variety of auditing methods designed to assess the overall quality of the pharmacy services provided to our customers. In this capacity, you will play a meaningful part in the creation of key metrics, score cards, accountability programs and incentive plans designed to promote continuous quality improvement across our fleet of retail pharmacies.

Required Qualifications
A minimum of 3 years of experience in the following areas:
Identifying business issues and building solutions
Creating strategic, analytical and financial frameworks to conduct analysis and/or measure success
Leading multiple enterprise level projects concurrently
Demonstrated key performance indicators and analysis experience
Leadership experience managing and developing a team of 3 or more direct reports
At least 5 years of increasing responsibility in roles within the corporate, consulting, retail operational/field environment,
or related experience

Preferred Qualifications
Established track record of accomplishment in a leadership role focused on quality assurance work and/or defect reduction in a high reliability industry
Retail and/or Strategy Consulting experience
Strategic management consulting experience post MBA with a leading consulting firm with a strong healthcare focus, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing or quality assurance
Previous PharmD experience or a degree in a pharmacy related field preferred
Master’s degree preferred

Bachelor's degree required.

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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