Robert S. Oakley
Louisville, KY 502-***-****
Improve Quality of Patient Care and Medication Safety Reduce Costs Drive Regulatory Compliance
Extensive management experience in development and implementation of progressive pharmacy services across multiple hospitals and at health-system level. Proficiently manage capital, operating, and drug expense budgets, resolving issues and meeting operational goals and objectives. Establish and maintain quality standards of practice that adhere to accreditation, regulatory, professional, and safety requirements while enhancing patient care.
Hands-on leader, adeptly developing and managing high-performance teams. Strong communicator and collaborator, building positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders, including multidisciplinary clinical teams, physicians, nurses, and executives. Developed an ambulatory pharmacy strategy for the health system.
Formulary Management Contract Negotiation 340B Drug Program Pharmacy Technology Clinical Pharmacy Services Retail Pharmacy
BAPTIST HEALTH, Louisville, KY 2013 to 2017
(8-hospital health system)
System Director of Pharmacy
Provided pharmacy leadership for 8 hospitals and worked with Baptist physician leadership on enhancing and integrating pharmacy services. Initiated formulary standardization, negotiated contracts, and managed 340B drug program. Collaborated with Epic team on implementation of new IT system and projects focused on improving quality of patient care and safety.
Created position of System Director of Pharmacy, facilitating improved contracting and working with hospital pharmacy directors to implement standard pharmacy practices.
Negotiated contracts for lower prices and increased discounts with multiple vendors and wholesalers, saving $20M+.
Improved 340B data collection and data capture of drug purchases at facility level, increasing 340B savings 30%.
Developed systemwide Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee (oversaw formulary decisions for hospitals), Antimicrobial Stewardship Sub-Committee of P&T, and P&T Committee for Baptist Health Medical Group (oversaw physician practices), improving formulary management, increasing appropriate use of antimicrobials, and standardizing quality of care.
Initiated and managed hospital formulary streamlining project, reducing line items 20% and standardizing formulary across system.
Introduced and encouraged implementation of 40+ cost-saving initiatives at facility level (FY17), with projected savings of $4M.
Established prime vendor contract for ordering and delivery of medications to Baptist-owned physician offices, standardizing office formulary and generating annual savings of $100K+.
Co-managed with Human Resources the PBM for the employee prescription benefit and decrease cost
Facilitated successful implementation of Epic in all Baptist hospitals by working with pharmacy directors and Epic computer team, ensuring functionality of project requirements for go-live with minimal disruption in patient care.
Initiated and coordinated standardization of adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting across system that enabled in-depth analysis of data, improving quality of patient care while minimizing preventable ADR occurrences.
BAPTIST HEALTH LOUISVILLE (formerly Baptist Hospital East), Louisville, KY 1988 to 2013
(519-bed community hospital; member of Baptist Health System)
Director of Pharmacy
Led pharmacy department. Monitored safe use of medications in all areas of hospital outside of pharmacy department and provision of pharmacy services to patients. Managed 80+ professional / nonprofessional employees. Developed and managed departmental operating and capital budgets. Functioned in capacity of System Director of Pharmacy until position was officially created in 2013.
Implemented clinical pharmacy services program that enabled majority of staff pharmacists to provide clinical pharmacy services, improving quality of patient care and increasing collaboration with physicians.
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Planned, budgeted, and implemented pharmacy automation throughout facility, including dispensing cabinets, Robot, Med Carousel, and Pac Med, enhancing efficiency and patient safety.
Planned / organized move and subsequent remodeling of new pharmacy location within hospital, meeting USP <797> requirements while minimizing disruption in pharmacy services for hospital patients and employees.
Conducted GAP analysis to identify needed changes in equipment, facilities, and procedures, ensuring compliance with all legal requirements (including USP <797>).
Worked as founding member of multidisciplinary team, evaluating medication events and developing strategies that prevented future recurrences of preventable medication events.
Planned, budgeted, and implemented pharmacy satellite in hospital's newly acquired oncology office.
Developed high-performance team by hiring top-quality staff and providing ongoing mentoring and coaching.
Additional Related Experience
THE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Danville, VA
(500-bed community teaching hospital)
Director of Pharmacy
Assistant Director of Pharmacy
NEMOURS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, Jacksonville, FL
(72-bed pediatric teaching hospital)
Director of Pharmacy
SHANDS TEACHING HOSPITAL AND CLINICS INC, Gainesville, FL
(452-bed university teaching hospital)
STS. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, Louisville, KY
(330-bed community hospital)
Education / Professional Development / Licensure
Master of Science in Pharmacy (MS), Specialization in Hospital Pharmacy Administration, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BPharm), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Executive Management Seminar, American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Chapel Hill, NC
Certificate No. 18864, Florida
Certificate No. 7849, Kentucky
Member Practice Management Group, ASHP
Kentucky Society of Health System Pharmacists (KSHP)
Kentucky Pharmacists Association (KPhA)
Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacists (JCAP)
Kappa PSI Pharmaceutical Fraternity
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Board of Directors; President Elect; President; Chairman, KPhA
House of Delegates; Council on Pharmacy Management, ASHP
House of Delegates, American Pharmacists Association
Board of Directors; President Elect; President; Immediate Past President; ASHP Delegate, KSHP
President; Board of Directors, JCAP
Treasurer, Virginia Society of Hospital Pharmacists
President, Southside Pharmaceutical Association
Clinical Faculty Preceptor, College of Pharmacy, Sullivan University, Louisville, KY (2008 to Present)
Assistant Professor (Part-time) College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (1991 – 2008; Preceptor 2009 to Present)
Past Adjunct Clinical Instructor, College of Pharmacy, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Past Associate Clinical Professor School of Pharmacy, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Past Adjunct Clinical Instructor Department of Clinical Pharmacy College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Professional Practice Awards
Kentucky Pharmacist Association, Distinguished Service Award (2017)
Kentucky Society of Health System Pharmacists, Pharmacist of the Year (2015)
Fellow of American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2011)
Fellow of Kentucky Society of Health System Pharmacists (2007)
Jefferson County Academy, Pharmacy Pharmacist of the Year (2006)
Kentucky Pharmacists Association, Professional Promotion Award (2001)
Committee Member, Boy Scout Troop 308, Louisville, KY
2nd VP, Campaign Chairman; 1st VP, President, American Heart Association, Pittsylvania County, VA
Commissioner (Elected Office), City of Westwood, KY
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Kentucky Planning for the ASHP Pharmacy Practice Initiative in 2010, Lexington, KY, November 2009
"A Journey Through Pharmacy Automation", HIMSS Meeting, Louisville, KY, April 2008
"Pharmacy / Technician Collaboration: Achieving a Successful Outcome, KPhA / KSHP Spring Meeting, Louisville, KY, June 2007
"Retention and Recruitment of Pharmacy Staff", KSHP Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 2007
"Developing Leaders: Mentorship", KSHP Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 2006
"Developing Leaders: Emotional Intelligence", KSHP Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 2006
"Expanding Roles of Technicians", KSHP Spring Meeting, Louisville, KY, 2005
"ASHP 2015 Initiatives – Update", KSHP Spring Meeting, Louisville, KY, May 2005
"Bedside Scanning" KSHP Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 2005
"CPOE / Technology" KSHP Spring Meeting, Lexington, KY, May 2004
"ASHP 2015" KSHP Spring Meeting, Lexington, KY, May 2004
"CPOE / Technology: Where Are We Now" KSHP Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY, September 2004
A Review of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Workshop on Connective Tissue Disease, Louisville, KY, April 1988
Participant in Southern States Invitational Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, August 1987
Session Moderator, Midyear Clinical Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 1985
Session Moderator, Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dallas, TX, December 1984
"A Study of Hospital Pharmacy Directors", Southeast Annual Residency Conference, Athens, GA, March 1982
"An Analysis of the Stability of Repackaged Oral Liquids"; Southeast Annual Residency Conference, Athens, GA and North Central Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Gainesville, FL, March 1981
"An Overview of Analgesic Drugs", Management of Pain Workshop, Gainesville, FL, March 1981
"An Analysis of the Stability of Oral Liquids Repackaged and Stored in Plastic Oral Syringes", Midyear Clinical Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 1981
Oakley RS, McCormick WC, Reimbursement for nondistributive pharmacy services in hospitals; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1982; 39:594-9
Oakley RS, Bradham DD, Review of quality assurance in hospital pharmacy; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1983; 40:53-63
Oakley RS, Bradham DD, Factors affecting the salaries of pharmacy directors in large hospitals; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1983; 40:591-7
Bradham DD, Oakley RS, A systems approach to quality assurance in hospital pharmacy; Hosp Pharm Man; 1983; 3 (Nov):48-61
Oakley RS, Pharmacy practice in a small pediatric hospital; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1984; 41:694-7
Oakley RS, Bradham DD, McCormick WC, Education and experience of pharmacy directors in large hospitals; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1984; 41:1146-9
Oakley RS, Too much control for controlled substances; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1984; 41:2326
Oakley RS, Lemberger MA, Pharmacy continuing education – its value to hospital pharmacy directors; Am J Hosp Pharm Ed; 1985; 49 (1):58-61
Oakley RS, The preferred degree for administrative positions in hospital pharmacy departments; Am J Hosp Pharm Ed; 1985; 49 (1):55-8
Oakley RS, Petry ML, Curry SH, Stability of theophylline liquids in plastic oral syringes; Florida J Hosp Pharm; 1985; 5:1-7
Oakley RS, Bradham DD, Kimberlin CL, An evaluation of the education of hospital Pharmacy Directors; Am J Pharm Ed; 1985; 49:277-281
Oakley RS, The preferred degree for Administrative Positions in hospital pharmacy departments; J Health Adm Ed; 1985
Oakley RS, Pharmacy directors need vision, not advanced clinical training; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1987; 44:1776-7
Oakley RS, Comments on the "Pharmaceutical Care Index"; Am J Hosp Pharm; 1990; 47:2462