SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Senior Clinical Director, Chief Pharmacy Director
TITLES SUPERVISED: Pharmacist I, Pharmacist II, Pharmacist III, Pharmacy Intern/Extern, Pharmacy Resident
TOTAL NUMBER OF FTEs DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: Varies (Indirect)
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide clinical pharmacy services to a specific patient population for a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents; To collaborate with the James A. Winkle College of Pharmacy to enhance pharmacy students' professional experiences and serve as a mentor for pharmacy interns and externs and pharmacy residents.
·Compliance - Patient Services Staff
Sustain a working understanding of regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Support leadership in Compliance efforts to meet and sustain the regulatory compliance efforts of the department and hospital. Be mindful and judicious in monitoring safety and departmental policies and procedures. Ensure all individual certifications and Safety College requirements are fulfilled in a timely basis. Work with department managers, nurse council and magnet representatives to identify and share safety best practices. Be mindful of CCHMCs processes and compliance with CMS standards and freely communicate safety and compliance concerns to leadership team members.
Demonstrates consistent integration of the Interprofessional Practice Model (IPM) in all aspects of practice.
Provide clinical pharmacy services to a specialty patient population on a daily basis, including attendance at work rounds, therapeutic drug monitoring and facilitating pharmacy services to the area. Provide after hours and weekend on-call coverage for pharmacy clinical services
·Teaching and Education
Serve as a preceptor and resource to the Pharmacy Residents, Pharmacists (Pharmacist I, Pharmacist II and Pharmacist III) and pharmacy interns/externs. Present accredited continuing education programs to the Division of Pharmacy and assist in the development and implementation of clinical therapeutic educational opportunities of the division. Coordinate inservice education of medical and nursing staffs for assigned patient care area.
Participate in improving organizational performance and patient safety through identification and implementation of improvement initiatives, such as drug use evaluation and performance improvement teams
Actively participate in the development, implementation and ongoing coordination of new research projects and/or share knowledge and information through posters, regional or national presentations, or publications
Share leadership responsibilities in teamwork and care delivery. Serve as an active member of Medical Center and/or Division committees or task forces as assigned.
Identify and assume responsibility for learning needs. Attend/complete all required CCHMC training sessions.
Skills & Competencies
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Professional knowledge and ability sufficient to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the position
·Scientific Terminology - Basic
Basic knowledge of scientific terminology
Possess finger dexterity, manual dexterity and motor coordination necessary to manipulate necessary tools/objects
Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Doctor of Pharmacy
·2 years of pharmacy residency
·CPR for the Professional Rescuer Preferred:
·Residency in pediatrics or in selected specialized area