A Pharmacy Coordinator is a leadership role designed to provide coordination of work for their respective area of responsibility in order to maximize productivity, fiscal responsibility, quality, and excellent pharmacy outcomes.
This position is for the Medication Safety Coordinator
Major responsibilities of the Medication Safety Coordinator include:
Works collaboratively with leadership, staff, and medical staff to design, implement and assure compliance with a health system medication safety program that meets standards of care for medication safety, accreditation, and federal and state regulatory requirements
Coordinates the activities of the Medication Safety Committee
Leads the development and implementation of the District Medication Error Reduction Plan (MERP)
Participates in adverse drug event (ADE) review, investigation, and data analysis identifying methods to reduce frequency of preventable ADEs
In conjunction with Risk Management and Patient Safety, investigates medication safety-related issues within the organization including participation in applicable Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Identifies best practices for medication safety, analyzes current practices that may contribute to medication errors and works collaboratively with the leadership of various disciplines to take proactive steps for error prevention.
Responsible for leading and assuring safe medication practices of the pharmacy department.
PGY1 or PGY2
PGY2 in Medication Safety or direct Acute Care Hospital Medication Safety Experience
CA Pharmacist License
A strong background in clinical pharmacy practice coupled with experience in hospital pharmacy management.
With 581 beds, 300 physicians and 5,000 employees – Kaweah Delta Health Care District provides the people living and working in California’s bustling Central Valley with access to high-quality health care just minutes from home. We are extremely proud of our selection as a HealthGrades Top 250 Hospital. We offer general, specialty and sub-specialty care in a full-range of medical fields (heart, lung, vascular, spine, neurosurgery, childbirth, cancer, etc.) We offer six accredited Graduate Medical Education Programs training physicians of tomorrow. Our award winning Cardiovascular programs have recently affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. We offer an expansive rural health clinic system serving residents countywide.
The awarding winning inpatient Pharmacy Department at Kaweah Delta Health Care District provides progressive pharmacy services across three campuses and includes a staff of 100+ with over 45 clinical pharmacists.
The Inpatient Pharmacy operates 24/7 pharmacy services. A full array of technology is available to assist with distribution of medications to our patients including automated inventory management, automated dispensing cabinets, bar code technology, aut...omated TPN and workflow management systems.
Clinical Inpatient Pharmacy services utilize an integrated decentralized staffing model. Pharmacists practice on nursing units participating in order verification, provision of drug information, and clinical services. Clinical services include pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation management, and automatic intravenous to oral switches, automatic renal dose adjustments and automatic therapeutic interchanges. Specialty pharmacy services include Anemia Management, Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Oncology, Pain Management, and Pediatrics.
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