- Responsible for all interdisciplinary clinical representation, including immunizations & flu, medical aid in dying (MAID), P&T, MQIC, education & research - Responsible for all organization and department strategic initiatives involving pharmacy clinical services (e.g. opioid addiction COE, pharmacist-driven protocols) - Responsible for completion and necessary process improvements related to all pharmacy clinically-related SIs - Provides leadership and direction to all clinical pharmacists and their clinical services including ED, Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Psych and Medication Transitions. - Supervisor and leader of the acute pharmacy clinical service line, composed of 28.8 FTE and 42 employees (pharmacists, technicians, residents and interns). - Coordinated 40 pharmacy students and 12 visiting pharmacy residents over the last 12 months.
Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director of Pharmacy, the incumbent in this position will be responsible for the overall management of all pharmacy clinical services in his/her area, supervision of the daily activities of the staff assigned to clinical pharmacy and for all clinical activities and processes designed to provide evidence-based and cost-effective medication dispensing, monitoring, distribution, customer service, and appropriate patient care. Responsible for the tactical and strategic planning for his/her section and areas of responsibility in coordination with the Pharmacy Administrative Director. Provides leadership and oversight for training, education, and competency of pharmacy staff. Recruits, hires, supervises, and evaluates pharmacy staff. Ensures compliance with all Federal and State regulations, and departmental policies. Develops and implements sustainable policies and procedures, provides oversight of payroll and scheduling, and provides staffing support as necessary. Provides leadership and oversight for medication safety and security and for policy development and implementation in his/her area.
Experience 1. A minimum of five years of pharmacy experience required. 2. Eight years of managerial/supervisory experience in a health system pharmacy or a large pharmacy operation required. 3. Applicable PGY2 Residency will count towards managerial experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Ability to lead a team, with a strong emphasis on people management and coaching employees. 2. Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with other members of the healthcare team and with pharmacy leadership. 3. Strong organizational skills. 4. Knowledge of training and supervisory techniques. Ability to instruct, direct, and evaluate employees. If necessary, will be required to assume responsibility for staff management and daily operations. 5. Knowledge of applicable human resources policies and procedures. 6. Strong project management skills. Ability to progress the pharmacy clinical and residency programs in alignment with both the organizational and departmental strategic plan. 7. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of pharmacy. Thorough knowledge of the calculation of doses and the preparation and use of. Thorough knowledge of pharmacy, drug, narcotic, and related state and federal laws. Thorough knowledge of inventory control and record keeping related to the work. Ability to recognize physical, chemical, and therapeutic incompatibilities and drug interactions. 8. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare reports. 9. Knowledge of 340B regulations and standards of practice.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Required possession of a valid and active Pharmacist License with ability to reciprocate to Colorado; active license in Colorado preferred. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment. 2. American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification required.
Internal Number: 52171
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Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health’s mission is to improve the health of our community by providing level one care for all. Having a medical staff that is diverse and inclusive enables us to understand and meet the needs of patients from a variety of backgrounds, and is fundamental to our success and excellence.The recruitment department at Denver Health embraces and values different backgrounds, cultures, races, genders, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities, sexual orientations, and other ways individuals identify themselves.... Building a diverse workforce to serve and represent our community is one element central to providing the highest quality, patient-centered care. A range of backgrounds and perspectives leads to a variety of ideas, knowledge, and approaches from which decisions are made. A medical staff reflective of the patient population results in improved access to care, patient-provider communication, patient satisfaction, and health outcomes. All members of the Denver Health community, including providers and patients, benefit from a diverse environment focused on delivering the highest quality health care. We hope all feel welcome at Denver Health.Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or veteran status with respect to any offer, or term or condition of employment. We make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities. Denver Health promotes diversity in its workforce at all levels of our organization. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity, and respect. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.