Network VP Clinical Pharmacy

UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
UVMHN Corporate Operations
Schedule Full Time / Regular
Standard Hours
Day (United States of America)
Primary Shift
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Weekend Needs
Weekend Needs
Rebecca Kapsalis
Job Requisition ID

Job Description



The Network VP Clinical Pharmacy provides leadership and management direction for all University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN) pharmacy departments to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective and efficient delivery of patient and family centered inpatient and hospital-based (e.g. clinic) pharmacy services. The Network VP Clinical Pharmacy is responsible on a daily basis for the administration of the professional and technical services associated with the operation of the UVMHN Pharmacy Departments.  Oversees the establishment of each facility’s specific policies, procedures, standards, and their standardization across the system where appropriate. The Network VP Clinical Pharmacy is responsible for providing leadership for pharmacy services within the UVMHN multi-hospital practice environment for acute care, ambulatory care, and hospital-based infusions in accordance with standards, regulations and laws established by applicable regulatory bodies.  Assures a consistent, system-wide approach to supply chain management and pharmacy services across all UVMHN affiliated patient care areas. The Network VP Clinical Pharmacy collaborates with site specific administrative, physician, and pharmacy leadership to ensure performance and achieve high value care of pharmacy services. Coordinates inter-affiliate cooperation to contain costs and provide the maximum level of services to patient, providers, and hospital staff.

The Network VP Clinical Pharmacy plans, coordinates, and supervises the clinical, technical and administrative functions in accordance with the UVMHN goals and implements and promotes competitive inpatient and hospital-based services across the health network. The Network Vice President is also responsible for oversight of re-organization, department consolidations and business growth. The Network VP Clinical Pharmacy will focus on primary areas of concern when evaluating opportunities for improvement to include patient care services, patient access, patient and staff satisfaction, educational opportunities for all residents and students who train within the network departments, and research activities. The analysis of performance in these areas should include financial performance, quality outcomes, and the evaluation of satisfaction survey data.


A Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE-accredited college or university is required. 

Pharmacist licensure in Vermont or New York is required. 

Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency is preferred.

M.S., M.H.A., M.B.A., or commensurate administrative experience required or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job.


Minimum of 10 years as a pharmacist with at least 5 years progressive leadership  experience at the director level and above with increasing responsibility for the management and supervision of pharmacy personnel with emphasis on pharmacy systems, practice management, pharmacy education programs and relationships with academia, operational policies and procedures, pharmacy informatics, and automation and technology.

Experience in an organization that is affiliated with an academic medical center or, a large complex teaching hospital is required; as is an understanding of collaborative opportunities with colleges of pharmacy.

Experience in financial management, pharmacy practice models and drug use control strategies. Ability to develop and implement safe drug distribution systems, departmental budgets and performance improvement initiatives for multiple divisions of a health-system.