This position is responsible for all aspects of medication regulatory, accreditation, risk management and safety throughout the organization. This may include monitoring current medication practices, facilitating process improvements, developing/revising policies, medication formulary educating and training staff to support the reduction of medication errors, increase regulatory compliance, and enhance patient safety. A commitment to customer satisfaction, efficient/effective use of resources, teamwork, and innovation is required.
SPECIFIC. Will provide services to patients from birth to death.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Identifies and facilitates medication safety improvements projects by ensuring best practices are established and/or address actual and potential system vulnerabilities.
Responsible and accountable for assuring regulatory compliance including the Joint Commission, DEA, FDA, CMS, Kansas Board of Pharmacy and other applicable federal, state and local agencies.
Generate and distribute medication safety, risk and regulatory data as related to quality improvement, drug utilization evaluations, adverse drug events, medication errors and other initiatives assigned.
Participates in organizational committees as a representative of medication quality, safety practices, medication formulary and regulatory compliance.
Educate and train pharmacy personnel, healthcare professionals and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents.
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Kansas and meet the following criteria:
Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited school of pharmacy.
A minimum of three (3) years of relevant acute care pharmacy experience or has successfully completed a Post Graduate-Year 1 accredited pharmacy practice residency is preferred.
Board Certification is required within one year of employment
Successful completion of a Post Graduate Year 2 accredited pharmacy practice residency program.
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.
Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support and vaccine certification is required within one year of employment.
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.