The clinical pharmacist supervisor is responsible for demonstrating clinical and operational knowledge and expertise as it relates to assessment, treatment, and care of Critical Care/Internal Medicine/Surgical patients at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. The clinical pharmacist will lead, monitor, and supervise pharmacists within their team to achieve goals that contribute the growth of their team and provided services. The clinical pharmacist supervisor will also be expected to implement and maintain clinical rounding services. The clinical pharmacist supervisor will complete medication orders and consults for their designated teams. The clinical pharmacist supervisor will assist with orienting and training new employees, and will provide opportunities for the development, evaluation, and advancement of residents and students by serving as a preceptor.
MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:
The following is a summary of the major essential functions of the job. The incumbent may perform other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned below; and specific functions may change from time to time.
Prepares and dispenses medication orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, and protocols
Reviews/interprets culture and susceptibility data for antibiotic appropriateness and recommends changes as necessary
Assist with pharmacokinetics consult services and drug dosing per organizational protocol
Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions and medication errors accurately and in a timely manner
Documents all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely
Works independently with minimal supervision; organizes and prioritizes work assignments, and ensures pharmacy services are provided in a timely manner
Attends and successfully completes orientation, education, and training programs; reviews literature and other materials pertinent to the practice of pharmacy
Completes all competence/skills assessment requirements
Performance demonstrates efforts to improve patient satisfaction, lower costs, improve quality, and promote medication safety
Is punctual and dependable; reports to work as scheduled; fulfills on-call obligations per prearranged schedule; absenteeism and tardiness are within policy guidelines
Develops working relationships with pharmacists, attending physicians, medical residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other members of the health care team in the Cape Fear Valley system.
Creates a sustainable rounding schedule to provide clinical pharmacy services to patients
Precepts, evaluates, and serves as a mentor to pharmacy learners including PGY1/PGY2 pharmacy residents and PharmD students
Develops and implements quality improvement measures to improve patient care and staff efficiency
Coordinates development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical pharmacy services for their area
Ensures pharmacy services are provided in a timely manner based on team responsibilities that are reflected by peer bench-marking and set by clinical services manager
Facilitates the development and implementation of evidence-based treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and critical pathways as approved by the appropriate committees
Participates in the development and presentation of orientation, education, and training programs provided to the pharmacy, medical, nursing, and other staff
Sustains professional competence and promotes development through participation in in-services, workshops, seminars, and professional organizations
Maintains professional development requirements set by ASHP to be a qualified preceptor.
Creates training requirements for pharmacists working within their team.
The following qualifications, or equivalents, are the minimum requirements necessary to perform the essential functions of this job:
Licensed as a pharmacist by the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy (NCBOP), or eligible to become licensed by NCBOP.
Board Certification, immediate eligibility for board certification within 6 months, or subject area expertise as demonstrated by 10-years of clinical experience in designated area (e.g. pharmacotherapy (BCPS), cardiology (BCCP), critical care (BCCCP)) required.
PGY2 in an acute care setting or equivalent practice experience or PGY1 Residency plus 3 years of clinical experience preferred.
Internal Number: 711 17A7070
About Cape Fear Valley Medical Center
At Cape Fear Valley Health System, our goal is to improve the quality of every life we touch. To achieve that, our Fayetteville doctors, surgeons and staff are committed to excellence in every aspect of the healthcare process. Our values of patient-centeredness, integrity, innovation, teamwork, diversity and accountability help us create a better experience for every patient, every time. Our employees and physicians proudly serve a seven-county region of southeastern North Carolina, including Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Hope Mills, Raeford, Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Clinton, Lillington, Dunn, and beyond. Our medical facilities include Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health Care, Bladen County Hospital, Hoke Hospital, Central Harnett Hospital, Betsy Johnson Hospital, as well as several medical offices and specialty clinics spread throughout the Cape Fear region.