Senior Consultant - Pharmacy - Per Diem

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Beverly Hills, CALIFORNIA

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The Pharmacy Senior Consultant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California is responsible for developing, organizing and facilitating large cross-functional projects to support Cedars-Sinai's strategic direction. The Senior Consultant will independently plan and effectively manage all aspects of projects or sub-projects of the larger program, including but not limited to; leading, project planning, tracking, reporting and managing any necessary vendor relationships as appropriate while maintaining program endeavors that support the strategic goals of the program and the broader organization. The Senior Consultant will support leadership in day-to-day program operations and administrative activities. The Senior Consultant will serve and protect the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state and local requirements and accrediting bodies.

What's this role all about?

  • Serves as a pharmacy subject matter expert for areas of responsibility and resource to operationalize pharmacy and medical center initiatives. Maintains detailed documentation pertaining to routine operational SOPs, education materials and visual aids related to pharmacy processes and workflows in areas of responsibility for all providers as applicable. Uses knowledge of regulating agencies such as FDA, USP, TJC, DEA, IRB, Board of Pharmacy, and others; best practice standards, and institutional polices, procedures and SOPs to maintain regulatory compliance in areas of responsibility.
  • Develops and manages the overall program portfolio. Develops approach, objectives, and key deliverables; identifies and tracks key measures of success. Develops comprehensive plan incorporating deliverables, resource needs, milestones, accountabilities, communication plan, and time lines. Provides regular status updates to ensure deliverables are on track and all company standards are followed
  • Contributes to the strategic planning, design, development and implementation of program objectives, procedures, processes and standards.
  • Oversees and manages program and support leadership in day-to-day program operations and administration. May manage staff.
  • Serves as primary resource for data reporting, data analysis, and data interpretation to key stakeholders and senior leadership with summarized trends and progress to goals on standard cadence. Researches and analyzes data from internal and external sources.
  • Drives complex project management through effective management of budget, schedule, scope, quality, issue and risk. Accountable for project communications, milestone tracking, resource planning, financials, risk assessment, contingency planning, escalation, and resolution of critical issues to project sponsor/owners.
  • Works effectively with business partners, vendors and staff to develop the program and ensure agreement/adoption of program objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies through proactive communication and dynamic partnerships. Works to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and ensure appropriate integration. Effectively manages client expectations and resource requirements to ensure ownership and success.
  • Aligns and leads cross-organizational resources. Plans, develops, coordinates, and organizes resources to meet program objectives. May lead cross-functional teams in the administration, maintenance or expansion of the program.
  • Interfaces with other departments and leaders across the organization and other partners in the administration of the program. Identifies and defines any logistics, action items, or information needed to maintain operations.
  • Identifies growth opportunities and further efficiencies that impact the program and/or departments success and aids in development of strategic plans to achieve objectives.
  • Interfaces with internal/external stakeholders to maintain and further develop program growth, community outreach activities, as well as relationship building and maintenance.
  • Prepares and manages program fiscal budgets and financials in conjunction with leadership.
  • Creates and fosters collaborative and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, customers, agencies/organizations.
  • Develops and implements any applicable education, training, on-boarding and/or mentorship pertaining to the program.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws; accreditation, professional and regulatory agency standards and licensure requirements. Maintains staff and program compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Leadership/Management, Business or related field
  • Master's Degree is preferred

Licenses and Certifications:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred

  • Minimum 2 years experience of prior management or related experience including leadership coaching and mentoring experience.

Physical Demands:
  • Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional sitting, pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 50 pounds for distances to 10 feet.
  • Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, and mechanical failure alarms.
  • Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers.

Req ID

: 1460

Working Title

: Senior Consultant - Pharmacy - Per Diem


: Director Of Pharmacy

Business Entity

: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category

: Strategic Plan / Business Dev

Job Specialty

: Strategic Planning

Overtime Status


Primary Shift

: Day

Shift Duration

: 8 hour

Base Pay

: $18.00 - $100.00

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)

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