The Opioid Stewardship Pharmacy Program Coordinator will serve as a key resource for the development, implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of optimized opioid use and pain management strategies in the UK Healthcare Enterprise. These activities will improve the quality of patient care and patient safety related to pain management and the utilization of opioid narcotic therapy for patients in the UK HealthCare Enterprise. The identification of projects/guidelines will arise from a focus on minimization of inappropriate opioid use and will include prevention of addiction, treatment to end addiction, and harm reduction related to the sequelae of drug abuse. Job responsibilities include: identifying and engaging appropriate multidisciplinary clinical experts to enhance judicious use of opioid narcotics; identifying, tracking, and measuring both process and outcome measures related to opioid stewardship; and developing and executing outreach programs to improve opioid stewardship in the community.
To apply, click here: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/229936
For more information about the Office of Opioid Safety, click here: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/opioid-safety
Eligible for licensure in Kentucky.
PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency preferred. 3-4 years of experience preferred.
Internal Number: 51032889
About University of Kentucky HealthCare
UK HealthCare is committed to the pillars of academic health care—research, education and clinical care. Dedicated to the health of the people of Kentucky, we will provide the most advanced patient care and serve as an information resource. We will strengthen local health care and improve the delivery system by partnering with community hospitals and physicians. We will support the organization’s education and research needs by offering cutting edge services on par with the nation’s best providers.
The vision of UK HealthCare is to achieve national recognition as a Top 20 public academic health center, providing optimal multidisciplinary health care and developing advanced medical therapeutics for the people of Kentucky and surrounding regions.