Chief Pharmacy Officer

Temple University Hospital (TUH), a nationally respected academic medical center and the primary clinical training site for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, seeks a new Chief Pharmacy Officer (CPO). The CPO will lead inpatient and outpatient Pharmacy operations for one of the premier academic health care systems in the United States.  The Temple University Hospital system includes Temple University Hospital’s main campus, a level 1 trauma and adult Burn Center; TUH Episcopal Campus, providing behavioral health and emergency services; Jeanes Hospital; and TUH’s Northeastern Campus (outpatient services). Directs, coordinates and serves as the executive for TUH Pharmacy: Clinical & Business programs. Works closely with TUH executives and the medical staff regarding organizational and departmental strategic planning as it relates to pharmacy practice advancement; and partners with external consultants, clients and vendors to accomplish TUH financial, clinical, and business goals.  Coordinates resources to meet patient care demands of the TUH Pharmacy, develops and launches new pharmacy business ventures, and actively supports the academic mission of TUH.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Nationally ranked academic medical center with a reputation for providing outstanding clinical care
  • Mission driven system that offers world class care and serves an underserved population
  • Successful Magnet organization
  • Ranked among S. News and World Report’s High Performing Hospitals in Pulmonology
  • Nationally recognized for specialty care at the Temple Neuroscience Center, the Temple Lung Center, and the Temple Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Selected as an Employer of Choice in the Philadelphia region
  • Named by Forbes Magazine as one of “America’s Best Employers by State
  • TUH culture promotes and values innovation, evidenced-based care, research, clinical excellence, and fiscal responsibility


  • Master’s Degree: MBA, MHA or MS (Required)
  • RPH-LIC – PA Pharmacist License (Required)
  • Advanced Residency in Pharmacy Leadership or Management (Preferred)
  • Doctorate Degree: PharmD (Preferred)
  • 10 years’ pharmacy practice and leadership experience in an academic medical center, healthcare system, or complex hospital setting at the manager or director level (Required)
  • Experience supporting pharmacy operations in ambulatory settings and physician practices.
  • Knowledge of 340B regulations and operational implementation.
  • A progressive forward thinker focused on innovation and
  • Ability to drive change and efficiency
  • Ability to work effectively and establish collaborative relations within a union environment
Peggy Loughery, MSN, RN

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Jane Fitzsimmons, MSN, RN

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