SENIOR CLINIAL PHARMACIST / LEAD CLINICAL PHARMACIST
Progressive Baltimore area Health System has an immediate need for a Senior Clinical Pharmacy Leader. Reporting to the Administrative Director of Pharmacy, this individual will have a lead role in managing all inpatient and outpatient clinical Pharmacy activities. He/She oversees drug review criteria for medical staff review and approval; Identifies clinical programs and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of department clinical services to include process improvement programs. Develops clinical pharmacists with regard to communication, problem solving, negotiating skills and clinical development. Collaborate with Director of Pharmacy, Operations Manager, Informatics Pharmacist, Medication Safety Officer and others to ensure department needs are met and departmental goals are achieved.
Additional Responsibilities include:
Provides input regarding pharmacist candidates in coordination with the management team. Contribute information toward performance appraisals regarding clinical skills of pharmacist team members.
Co-Chair activities of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to include Formulary evaluation, medication controls and order set optimization. Formulary evaluation encompasses both clinical and financial responsibilities.
Review and act upon data and feedback provided by Group Purchasing Organization.
Develop rapport and maintain relationships with medical staff leaders throughout the health system.
Educate and ensure competency compliance for pharmacist clinical development. Work with pharmacists individually and in group settings, provide guidance for standardization of processes between team members.
Qualified candidates will have at a minimum 2 years of progressive clinical pharmacy experience. The ideal candidate will have Residency Training, Board Certification and/or MBA.