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At Mount Carmel, we work to continuously inspire one another. Here, all are welcome. It is this culture of humility and compassion that sets Mount Carmel apart. We see the big picture and do the right thing. That means a dedication to the well-being our both our colleagues and the patients they serve.
The Medication Safety Officer supports and performs medication safety analysis, investigations, and other system-wide initiatives related to Pharmacy Services. This position reports directly to the Chief Pharmacy Officer.
Conducts medication error-related root cause analysis; Provides data reporting and analysis as needed to regulatory/accreditation agencies
Develops medication administration policies for organizational consideration and approval
Participates on medication safety interdisciplinary committees and reviews/analyzes medication safety issues
Participates in integrating medication safety policies with nursing and other clinical areas
Collaborates on developing initiatives to manage high alert, hazardous, and look-alike/sound-alike medications
Collaborates with others on establishing policies, standards, and strategies for improving medication safety and responding to adverse drug events and medication errors
Ensures that pharmacy staff use best practice guidelines in the area of medication safety
Serves as a reference on current and developing regulatory requirements and practice standards related to medication safety
All other duties as assigned.
Education: Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy
Licensure / Certification: Valid State of Ohio license to practice as a Pharmacist
Experience: 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience as a Pharmacist in a hospital setting. Previous experience with medication safety preferred
Awareness of the rationale for and importance of effective medication safety policies.
Knowledge of the medication safety standards, policies, and practices of the organization.
Ability to identify practices and conditions that compromise or pose a risk to medication safety and patient safety.
Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively explain medication safety and patient care issues to appropriate clinical and non-clinical staff. Ability to describe the organization's process for responding to and reporting actual or potential adverse drug events, significant adverse drug reactions, and medication errors.
Ability to make recommendations for system-wide decisions, changes, and improvements regarding medication safety.
Comfortable mentoring peers on medication safety practices and identifying/handling adverse events
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About Mount Carmel Health System
Mount Carmel Health System is comprised of over 10,000 employees, 2,000 physicians and 900 volunteers, serving more than a million patients in central Ohio each year. Beyond providing exceptional and advanced care when people need us most, we're about keeping people healthy. From innovative health and wellness programs, to assembling the best medical teams, to investing in the latest technologies, to delivering care that is best for each person's unique situation – we're improving central Ohio's health at our five hospital campuses, and over 60 free-standing outpatient facilities, emergency/surgery centers, and physician offices. It's called people-centered care, and it's the essence of everything we do, because of you.
We take our faith-based, charitable mission seriously and go out of our way to provide considerable uncompensated benefits to the community each year, thanks to our colleagues that are actively involved in vital business, civic, and social service organizations.
We're also dedicated to education, with offerings that include ongoing continuing medical education opportunities, six physician residency programs, and one of Ohio's largest undergraduate, graduate, ...and doctor of nursing programs.
As a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic health care systems, Mount Carmel colleagues have a care network spanning 109 locations across 22 states and 133,000 colleagues. Simply put, Mount Carmel colleagues have flexibility and choice in their career journey.
Competitive pay and benefits, ample opportunities for development, a mission-driven culture of caring, and living in one of the fastest growing cities in the country make Mount Carmel a truly unique place to grow your career.