Assistant Director of Pharmacy

Position: Assistant Director of Pharmacy

Job ID: 162408

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: AUS N ADMIN

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s has been expanding in Austin since March 2018, when we opened Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Set to open in 2024, the North Austin Campus will be a 52 bed, 365,000 square foot hospital for children and women. The hospital and its 170,000 square foot adjacent outpatient building will be designed, equipped, and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and women. North Austin facilities include emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms, acute care beds, pediatric, cardiovascular, and neonatal intensive care units, as well as women’s services and a fetal center.   Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff, and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Assistant Director of Pharmacy – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for the overall operation and quality of pharmacy services, including administrative, clinical, distributive, and technical activities of the department and to oversee and ensure an effective and safe medication use process. 


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Responsibilities :

  • Provides administrative direction for Pharmacy to include ensuring that all legal and regulatory requirements are met through the creation and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures
  • Provides clinical direction and support for Pharmacy to include but not limited to ongoing clinical initiatives with respect to the medication usage process and performance improvement
  • Provides the appropriate level of pharmaceutical care services to patients of the facility by overseeing the medication use process, people, and systems. In addition, ensures continuous reviews for the safety and efficiency of departmental processes
  • Develops leadership skills and provides leadership development opportunities for staff. Establishes priorities and educates the staff on critical success factors for the department


  • Bachelor’s degree or Ph.D. in Pharmacy required
  • RPH required
  • 5 years pharmacy work or pharmacy residency experience required
  • 2 years formal management experience required
  • A Master’s degree in Pharmacy Administration, Business Administration, Public Health or related healthcare field with the completion of a two-year pharmacy residency program may substitute for four years of the required pharmacy work experience (including the two years of pharmacy management/leadership experience)
  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

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