Jet Setter Pharmacist: The Heart of Middle Tennessee

March 30, 2012

As a pharmacist, you have options when it comes to where you work, and at PharmacyWeek we see several pharmacy job opportunities cross desks every day that even make us want to get up and go work at these dream destinations. Jet Setter Pharmacist highlights great job openings in even better locations, and what makes these locations and employers so unique!

LOCATION: Brentwood, Tennessee

EMPLOYER: LifePoint Hospitals

POSITION: Senior Director, Pharmacy Informatics

WHY YOU’LL LOVE ITBrentwood is located in northern Williamson County just a few miles south of downtown Nashville. Considered to be one of the most desirable suburban locations in Tennessee. Residents enjoy a high standard of living, abundant recreational amenities and top-quality public schools. The city offers easy access to CoolSprings Galleria, the Nashville International Airport and all the sights and sounds of next-door Nashville. It is located in the heart of Middle Tennessee, a scenic and cultural treasure of beautiful rolling countryside woven intricately with quaint small towns, metropolitan landscapes and a rich heritage of traditions.

Brentwood and Cool Springs mix some history, shopping, dining and recreation to create an interesting place to visit. For a taste of local history, check out Primm Historic Park, which features Native American culture, or Crockett Park, which features the historic Cool Springs House. Crockett Park and other area parks also offer plenty of places to bike, walk and jog. The Brentwood Cool Springs area is a shopper’s playground.

Brentwood is in close proximity to a place where music lives. A place where music hangs its hat and puts its feet up on the furniture. A place where people don’t just talk about songs and CDs and lyrics, but live them night and day. That place is Nashville. Music City.

But, while music is the lifeblood of Nashville, visitors will also find a city of culture and history, of haute cuisine, of pro sports, outstanding academics, natural beauty and pure Southern charm. Nashville is a place where the past and the future peacefully coexist and build, one on the other, to create a destination that appeals to the interests of every visitor. This city is alive. You can feel its pulse when you walk down its sidewalks. And, fortunately, you can also hear it almost anywhere you go.

ABOUT THE JOB: We are seeking a technology-driven individual to provide pharmacy leadership to the organization as it relates to the utilization of pharmacy and information systems to enhance and enable pharmacy operations. This position is an advocate for the advancement of IT systems in the pharmacy and clinical space, and functions as the key spokesperson for the pharmacy/clinical IT strategy, and champions the deployment and effective use of the pharmacy/clinical information systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in Pharmacy and active licensure required
  • 3-6 years experience with technology design and/or implementation
  • 3-6 years hospital and/or health system work experience in leadership positions preferred
  • Demonstrated involvement in large multi-faceted pharmacy and/or clinical IT projects preferred

About LifePoint Hospitals:
Founded more than a decade ago, LifePoint Hospitals has more than 50 hospitals in 18 states. It is our vision to make every LifePoint hospital a place where people choose to come for healthcare, physicians want to practice and employees want to work.

For information or to apply contact:
Linda Beaton, Manager Recruiting –
LifePoint Hospitals, linda.beaton@lpnt.net 
Phone: (615) 372-8589
Apply online at: http://www.lifepointhospitals.com/careers 

Candidates Only Please, No Recruiters!

HIRING THE HEART OF OUR HOSPITALS

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