GEORGE J. YOST 9 Ridgeview Road Delran, New Jersey 08075 [email protected]
856-461-0565 Pharmacist Senior Level Manager Operations Director
Detail-oriented and innovative management professional with solid business exper tise related to operations management in high-pressure environments. Able to id entify and initiate efforts to achieve objectives and teaching others to accept accountability for meeting and stretching to exceed results in a timely and cost effective manner. Top rated skills in managing associate relations and produci ng positive results without sacrificing quality. Proven expertise in driving ef ficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements. Talented leader directing highly skill ed professional associates to support achievement of overall corporate goals and objectives. Core competencies include: Inventory Management Financial Analysis Forecasting Recruiting/Retention Training/Educating Budgeting Cost Reductions Team Building Technology Integration Regulatory Compliance Efficiency Improvements High Impact Presentations CAREER EXPERIENCE NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SUPPLIES, LLC MT.LAUREL, NEW JERSEY 2006-2010 CLINICAL MANAGER STILES PHARMACY, MOORESTOWN, NEW JERSEY, 2002-2006 Staff Pharmacist Professional providing outstanding pharmacy services using integrated skills wit h a track record of establishing positive relationships with patients, medical p rofessionals, healthcare organizations and insurance providers. * Managed ancillary staff in fulfilling more than 2,000 prescriptions on a weekl y basis. * Consulted with physicians, their staff and patients with regard to safe and co st-effective medication use. * Served as key leader in effectively managing billing and reimbursement issues. * Provided quality care and accurate medication dispensing by maintaining accura te patient profiles, dosing information/directions and patient communication.
OUR LADY OF LOURDES HEALTH SYSTEM, Camden, New Jersey, 1989-2004 Director of Pharmacy and Patient Transport, Interim Director of Security Responsible for the management of all activities within the listed departments. Directed financial management functions including development of monthly/quarte rly financial statements, financial forecasts, budgets and performance improveme nt. Compiled monthly management reports for senior management including interna l audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy. B uilt and led teams in carrying out special projects.
Planned and designed services that reflect the vision, mission and values of Our Lady of Lourdes Health System. * Managed the day-to day operations. Established policies, standards, goals and objectives for the provision of services. * Awarded as associate of the year for 2000 in recognition of outstanding perfor mance. * Maintained a work environment that was energetic team-oriented and focused on providing quality care to our patients. * Ensured quality performance for all associates through effective supervision, training, and evaluation as well as ensuring that all departmental processes ref lect the need for absolute accuracy. * Develop, implement and monitor state-of-the-art information technology systems and automation in order to provide safe, effective care for our patients. * Consistently met deadlines while demonstrating strong analytical and problem-s olving skills to achieve corporate objectives. * Resource in the development and implementation of Clinical Pathways, Physician Order Entry, and Bedside System (Siemens) * MAC Med Administration Check (closed-loop medication use process) * Maintain Drug Formulary. * Coordinate computerized quality assessment programs. * Develop/maintain user standards of practice, audit criteria, backup systems, a nd procedures and ensure legal standards are met. * Pyxis Connect (scanning system for physician orders) * Pyxis Automation (automated dispensing system for medications in conjunction w ith Siemens Pharmacy System) * Developed and implemented new Oncology Program * Developed and implemented Dialysis Pharmacy Program. * Trained in TQM and CQI OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEDICAL CENTER, Camden, New Jersey 1988-1989 Assistant Director of Pharmacy Assisted the Director of Pharmacy in the performance of enumerated duties. Sche duling of all pharmacy associates; Management of all purchasing functions; Estab lish departmental policies and procedures; led the team in the restructuring of the pharmacy department. Performed monthly account reconciliations and monitored general ledger transactions. Worked in collaboration with director to ensure ac curacy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business obj ectives.
OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEDICAL CENTER, Camden, New Jersey, 1986-1988 Pharmacy Supervisor OUR LADY OF LOURDES MEDICAL CENTER, Camden, New Jersey, 1983-1986 Staff Pharmacist EDUCATION Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy (1983) PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, PHILADELPHIA, PA Bachelor of Arts, Business (1995) Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ Zenger Miller Leadership, Total Quality Management SOFTWARE SKILLS MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer Siemens MAC Pyxis Automation and Pyxis Connect Project Manager for Eclipysis and Siemens Pharmacy System