Description: The Clinical Pharmacist Supervisor provides direction and guidance to Pharmacists to ensure quality multi-disciplinary patient care including drug therapy management.
Supervises assigned staff, including hiring, training, competency development, performance feedback and termination.
Monitors staff activity and productivity; makes staff assignments to ensure coverage of all areas and functions as a clinical resource for the hospital staff.
Monitors and evaluates compliance with performance standards for key dept process; assists in developing performance reports and analyzes patterns of variance and implements strategies for clinical improvement projects.
Rounds with interdisciplinary medicine teams to optimize therapy and ensure safe and effective medication regimens for patients.
Performs drug utilization reviews, monitors for drug interactions, assists in maintaining integrity of formulary, participates in antibiotic stewardship program, provides pharmacokinetic dosing and monitoring services to the medical staff and evaluates potential adverse drug events.
Coordinates and provides education for medical, nursing, pharmacy and other clinical staff as well as patients of JPS Health Network. Serves as a clinical preceptor for pharmacy students and residents.
Represents the department in interdepartmental/district meetings as required.
Participates in the development of medication use management programs within JPS Health Network including clinical guidelines, disease management and drug use programs.
Ensures completion and accuracy of required documentation and record keeping.
Performs all other job related job duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) or equivalent from an accredited College of Pharmacy.
2 years clinical pharmacy supervisory experience or 1 year of residency through the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP).
3 plus years of acute hospital experience working in patient care area of specialty that demonstrates direct patient care in medication management and participation in patient rounds with medical and hospital staff.
Preferred Education and Experience:
2 years of residency through the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP).
5 plus years of acute hospital experience working in patient care area of specialty that demonstrates direct patient care in medication management and participation in patient rounds with medical and hospital staff.