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Pharmacy Clinical Manager

Company: Frye Regional Medical Center
Location: Maiden
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Job SummaryAssists Director of Pharmacy in management of the hospital pharmacy. Acts as a consultant to medical staff regarding formulary issues. Provides cost effective care to patients and coordinates medication safety for the hospital. Assists with meeting regulatory requirements and implementing quality improvement programs. Develops and coordinates clinical pharmacy services including antimicrobial stewardship, renal dosing program, pharmacokinetic monitoring, IV to PO conversions, etc. Educates pharmacists in provision of clinical services and monitors quality of clinical services. Serves as a knowledge resource for Pharmacy Staff, Nursing Staff and Medical Staff. -COMPANY DESCRIPTIONFrye Regional Medical Center, located in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina is a 355-bed acute care hospital, 81-bed Behavioral Health facility and more than 70 primary and specialty care providers. -Essential FunctionsManages drug therapy protocols as a part of an interdisciplinary team.Reviews, interprets and evaluates medication orders to identify, prevent and resolve potential or actual drug related problems.Provides drug information and education to medical staff, healthcare professionals, and patients, and pharmacy students.Documents interventions and their outcomes for use in drug therapy quality improvement efforts.Evaluates medication orders for accuracy and completeness prior to order entry. Checks for accuracy after filling by technicians.Maintains adequate knowledge of pharmacy automated systems and computer software.The Pharmacy Clinical Manager will manage all aspects of the daily operations of the clinical pharmacy in accordance with all government regulations.Responsible for drug use evaluations, improving formulary management, therapeutic interchanges, and assistance with budget control.Cover Pharmacy Director's duties when Pharmacy Director is not available.Encourage professionalism, productivity, performance, and efficiency of all pharmacy staff.Strives to enhance patient care and satisfaction.Maintain consistent schedule of rounding at each pharmacy care location in coordination with Pharmacy Director.Ensure timely evaluations of pharmacy staff members, including performing annual reviews for direct reports.In collaboration with Pharmacy Director: delegate assignments and committee appointments for pharmacy staff.Develop clinical policies, procedures and protocols for pharmacy staff. Provide supervision and coaching for pharmacy staff. Create short- and long-term pharmacy strategic goals for pharmacy program development.Participate in hiring process for pharmacy positions.Coordinate clinical pharmacy staff competencies (initial orientation and ongoing pharmacy team member development) as well as provider staff.Initiate and implement quality improvement projects in the pharmacy department.Respond or delegate clinical questions regarding patient care or formulary decisions.Precept pharmacy learners including technicians, students and residents.Attend management team meetings, participate in the P&T committee, and other meetings as determined by Pharmacy Director.Perform other duties as assigned by Pharmacy Director. Projects assigned appropriately based on professional skill areas, experience and interest. -Why join our team?Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. -Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. -Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. -We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. -If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you! -Benefits - -Wide range of benefits options!Here at Frye, -you choose your own -Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.HSA401(K) retirement plan contributionsGenerous Paid Time OffAccident & Critical Illness InsurancePrescription Assistance with OptumRxIncome protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. -Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.Minimum Education Graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy required.Doctorate in Pharmacy preferred. Board Certification preferred. -Licenses:Current NC Pharmacy licensure, or must be completed within 90 days of hire by either examination or reciprocity required.Computer: Microsoft Office Suite, strong Excel & Outlook -Minimum Work ExperienceMinimum of three years of hospital clinical pharmacy experience. Two years of administrative experience preferred. Antimicrobial stewardship training or certification is required.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory , Pharmacy Clinical Manager, Executive , Maiden, North Carolina

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