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The Pharmacy Chief functions as a member of the Executive Leadership Team. The Pharmacy Chief is responsible for the planning, directing, controlling, coordinating, operating, and evaluating Pharmacy Service Programs. Current Programs include, but are not limited to, Drug Therapy Monitoring, Drug Serum Level Consult Service, Pharmacokinetic Dosing Service, Nutritional Support, Pain Management, Code Blue Consult Service, Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Clinic, Drug Information/Patient Education, Pharmacist Rounds, Research, Drug Use Evaluation/Quality Assurance, and Medication Management Systems. The medication management systems include computerized full service IV Admixture Program 24-hours a day, a decentralized Unit Dose Drug Distribution Program, and a specialized Pharmacy Oncology Support Program. This position is also responsible for resource the accurate projecting, planning, and effective allocation of budget, drug inventory, and staffing necessary to meet pharmacy workload and patient care requirements. Additional responsibilities include identifying, planning, developing, and implementing programs and policies for providing training and educational opportunities for staff and career development. The Chief of Pharmacy provides direct oversight of the Investigational Drug Pharmacy Support Program for drug storage, record keeping, and protocol review and monitoring. The Pharmacy Chief serves as a member of the Medical Center Research & Development Committee, Chairs the Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee, and is a member of various facility/VISN committees. The Pharmacy Chief monitors and promotes compliance with VA regulations and professional standards pertaining pharmacy related mandates; monitors and promotes cooperation and compliance of the pharmacy staff with federal and state laws and regulations; medical staff bylaws and rules as applicable; facility policies; The Joint Commission standards and other regulatory bodies as applicable to the individual, profession, or facility.
Work Schedule: Typically, Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Functional Statement Title/#: Chief of Pharmacy
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
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