This position works collaboratively with multi-disciplines to proactively incorporate best practices to reduce the potential for medication errors. He/she will report to the Director of Pharmacy and Chief of Quality and Patient Safety. This role provides leadership to promote a culture where medication safety is a priority. Position conducts retrospective review of occurrence reports, pharmacist intervention reports, and other data of actual and potential medication errors for trends and opportunities for process improvements. This individual will lead medication safety prospective assessments, identify opportunities to improve medication safety, and recommend change and develop/revise processes/policies/procedures focusing on best practices. This professional will participate in Root Cause Analysis and/or Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) whenever the analysis involves medications. He/she will educate other health care professionals regarding contributory system failures that result in medication events and will lead the process improvements to minimize the potential for future medication events.
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy with BS Pharmacy Degree, Pharm D preferred
Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
Three years clinical experience, preferred; or minimum 2 years progressive experience as a supervisor in an acute care setting
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