Job Opening in a large hospital system in Nevada, for a Pharmacy Manager. Qualified candidates must have large hospital experience.
The Pharmacy Clinical Manager is responsible for designing, implementing and managing the pharmacy clinical programs. This includes formulary management, policy and procedure development and education across the healthcare spectrum. The Clinical Manager shall also assist in managing the pharmacy when the Pharmacy Director or designee is unavailable.
- Accurately compound and dispense pharmaceuticals.
- Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements.
- Monitor drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies and appropriateness of drug and dose.
- Provide clinical consultation and clarification to practitioners.
- Suggests appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
- Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection.
- Support participation in daily multidisciplinary and bedside rounds. (may need to attend)
- Identify, design and analyze drug utilization reviews to promote rational drug therapy and determines action plan based on results.
- Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients.
- Develop, manage and mentor pharmacy clinical programs such as drug consults, nutrition support, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulant monitoring, pain management, IV to PO, renal dosing and other programs as determined appropriate based on patient population and literature guidelines.
- Develop, manage and mentor antimicrobial management program (AMP).
- Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.
- Responsible for mentoring and education as well as ongoing analysis of interventions to insure accurate and appropriate documentation and provides summary reports.
- Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives.
- Responsible for design, analysis and reporting of adverse drug reactions, medication errors and pharmacy quality initiatives.
- Mentors others in their roles for these programs.
- Develop and actively participate in training and mentorship programs for pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians.
- Responsible for assessment of participants in these programs.
- Develop and document staff competency on an ongoing basis and develop improvement plans when deficiencies in competencies are identified.
- Primary preceptor for pharmacy students and/or residents as it relates to clinical pharmacy services.
- Responsible for designing and managing program and mentoring student/resident as well as other preceptors.
- Maintain professional competency sufficient to meet current and future needs of the facility.
- Develop and manage specialty pharmacy practice programs as related to clinical pharmacy services.
- Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Organization – Proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources.
- Communication – Communicates clearly and concisely.
- Judgment – Makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment sensible and reliable.
- Customer Orientation – Establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting or exceeding expectations.
- Interpersonal Skills – Able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties.
- PC Skills – Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office, Meditech, and purchasing vendor applications and others as required.
- Policies and Procedures – Articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems.
- Basic Skills – Able to perform mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately.
- B.S. or PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy, PharmD is preferred
- Minimum 1 year as a Pharmacy Clinical/Operation Manager
- At least 5 years of hospital pharmacy experience required
- Completion of hospital PGY2/ pharmacy specialty residency or fellowship
- BCPS or Specialty Board Certification
- Other certification (e.g. FCCP, FASHP)
- Hospital Pharmacy Management experience is required in a large facility
- ACLS certification is preferred
- Active Pharmacist license in good standing with the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy – upon hire
- FTE’s 3- Pharmacists, Pharmacy techs, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Externs
- Reports to the Pharmacy Director
- Top 3 Objectives- Clinical metrics, Cost Savings and Employee Engagement
600 Daily Consensus
Competitive Salary Range!
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