Implements, coordinates and evaluates all clinical Pharmacy services, including JCAHO standards. Assists and directs MUEs (Medication Usage Evaluations), collaborates with the medical staff, and establishes criteria for the safe, effective and appropriate use of medication.
SPECIFIC. Will provide services to patients from birth to death.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage a team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in an ambulatory clinic setting. Ensure that all direct reports are fully trained to operate at the level dictated by the needs of the patients and the providers. Responsible for financial and quality metrics for the ambulatory pharmacy clinic team.
Review records of patients to determine the appropriateness of medication therapy, and to identify patients for program outreach. Evaluate patient’s condition(s) and any barriers to medication compliance to ensure all issues are being treated. Develop effective medication plans that minimize the risk of adverse side-effects. Identify untreated health problems and refer patients to appropriate physicians or other clinical staff. Collaborate with healthcare professionals to ensure optimal patient care.
Provide medical staff with appropriate medication information for new and existing drug therapies to support safe prescribing practices.
Responsible for developing and overseeing ambulatory formulary management, smart pathways and protocol development. Additionally, responsible for the development of procedures, medication evaluation and the standardization of ambulatory care. Coordinates, and evaluates area-wide programs and projects as assigned. Also, required to attend regular pharmacy meetings and committee meetings as assigned by leadership.
Collaboratively coordinates and implements educational training and competency programs for pharmacy staff, pharmacy students, residents and other healthcare professionals. Escalates pertinent and/or requested information to pharmacy management related to overall pharmacy department performance measures and staff performance challenges. May participate in the recruitment and selection process.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Kansas and meet the following criteria:
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of pharmacy.
PGY1 in Ambulatory or Community care or 3 years of ambulatory care pharmacy practice.
Board certification and advanced certifications or degrees in the area of pharmacy expertise.
Completion of a post graduate year 2 pharmacy residency and/or fellowship in the area of expertise or equivalent experience.
CERTIFICATES and LICENSES:
Eligible for licensure in the state of Kansas. Must obtain active license within 60 days of employment. Failure to obtain active licensure within designated time frame will result in termination.
About Stormont Vail Health
Stormont Vail Health is a nonprofit integrated health system that has been serving the health care needs of Kansas for more than 130 years. It is comprised of Stormont Vail Hospital, a 586-bed acute care hospital, and Cotton O’Neil Clinic, a multi-specialty physician group with more than 260 physicians. Nearly 5,000 employees provide care and support services for patients in the hospital.
As a Magnet®-designated hospital, we offer superior access to specialty services that are not otherwise available in our service region.
Most notably, we were the first health system in Kansas to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network, which allows our providers to connect with Mayo Clinic’s experts for second opinions or specialty consults, offering world class care right here at home.