The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Compounding Quality and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for the management a comprehensive quality assurance and compliance program for inpatient and ambulatory pharmacy operations and pharmaceutical compounding within the MGH Department of Pharmacy. This includes all inpatient and ambulatory operations quality and compliance programs and ensuring the sterile and non-sterile preparations are of the highest quality standards are in place coupled with regulatory requirements. In collaboration with the operations managers and compounding managers-of-record, the coordinator will be responsible for ensuring a robust auditing, monitoring, and surveillance program to identify process improvement initiatives and guarantee a constant state of survey readiness for all applicable regulatory and accreditation standards. The coordinator will collaborate with Quality, Safety, and Compliance colleagues from across disciplines at MGH and MassGeneral Brigham (MGB) Enterprises.
Graduate of an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy required
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is a 1,035-bed, academic teaching hospital in Boston, MA. It is the largest hospital in New England, and the third oldest in the United States. Consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report, Mass General’s history and achievements have earned it a reputation as one of the foremost medical centers in the world for centuries. The hospital's reputation dates as far back as 1846, when the first public demonstration of the use of ether as an anesthetic during surgery took place in the Mass General Ether Dome. MGH is affiliated with Harvard Medical School and conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the U.S. MGH is part of Mass General Brigham which is the health system established by Mass General and Brigham and Women’s Health in the late 1990’s. Currently, Mass General Brigham is made up of 12 hospitals located in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Department of Pharmacy: Established in 1845, the Mass General Department of Pharmacy provides innovative and comprehensive direct patient care and operational services to the inpatient hospital and numerous outpatient clinics. The Department of Ph...armacy encompasses a staff of approximately 350 fulltime employees, a $450 million annual drug budget, and 15 locations, including the Gray Main Inpatient Pharmacy, Operating Room Pharmacy, Wang Outpatient Pharmacy, Yawkey Ambulatory Oncology Infusion Pharmacy, General and Oncology Clinical Trials Pharmacy, as well as numerous outpatient and ambulatory oncology pharmacies off-campus. Over 9 million medication doses are dispensed annually and are supported by medication carousels, anesthesia workstations, and automated dispensing cabinets. The hospital has a fully implemented electronic medical record across the institution. Pharmacists are involved in complex medical management, integrated into multidisciplinary teams and provide services such as therapeutic drug monitoring, patient counseling, drug information, medication reconciliation and acute emergency response.