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.
Responsible for managing clinical initiatives and projects ensuring coordination with other departments and following through until completion (i.e. order sets, protocol development, clinical guidelines, med rec, cost reduction initiatives etc). Additionally, responsible for the development of standardized clinical procedures and medication utilization. Actively participates in system level project as assigned. Attends department meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to assist with clinical and/or technical problem identification and resolution of electronic health record (EHR) improvement opportunities, cost containment challenges, implementation of new services and initiatives, and other pharmacy related systems and performance measures. Monitors and sustains services in compliance with state and federal laws, all regulatory bodies, established quality standards and organizational service standards.
Oversees clinical pharmacists and clinical pharmacist specialists. Serves as a resource to staff regarding departmental and medical center related policies, procedures and services. Provides training and coaching as needed to pharmacist, pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
Collaboratively works with pharmacy practice to coordinate and implement educational training and competency programs for staff. Escalates pertinent and/or requested information to pharmacy management related to overall pharmacy department performance measures and staff performance challenges.
Educate and train pharmacy personnel, healthcare professionals and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and/or as a preceptor/director for the pharmacy residency program. Oversees automation optimization projects as assigned.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Kansas and meet the following criteria: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy.
Five (5) years of health system pharmacy experience or completion of a post graduate first year (PGY1) pharmacy residency.
Board certification in the area of pharmacy expertise.
Successful completion of a Post Graduate Year 2 accredited pharmacy practice residency program.
Advanced master degree in healthcare related field (i.e. MS, MBA, etc.)
Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support and vaccine certification is required within one year of employment.
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.