CLINICAL PHARMACY MANAGER
600-bed acute care referral center located in northeast Kansas. The region’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care and only verified Level II trauma center.
This position is responsible for all aspects of medication therapy management, newest guidelines/protocols, pharmacy clinical services advancement and clinical program management throughout the organization. This includes monitoring for evidence base medicine practice in patient care, facilitating process improvements, developing/revising policies, updating medication formulary, decreasing drug spend, educating and training staff to elevate pharmacy clinical practice, increasing regulatory compliance, medication safety and enhancing patient outcomes. A commitment to customer satisfaction, efficient/effective use of resources, teamwork, and innovation is required.
The Pharmacy Manager of Clinical Services supervises a team of the clinical pharmacists, clinical pharmacists specialists, clinical coordinators and others as assigned. This manager upholds American College of Clinical Pharmacist philosophy of pharmaceutical care; which is blending a caring orientation with specialized therapeutic knowledge, experience and judgment for the purpose of ensuring optimal patient outcomes. The Clinical Pharmacy Team also contributes to the generation of new knowledge that advances health and quality of life.
The Pharmacy Manager of clinical services oversees evidenced based therapeutic guidelines evolving science, emerging technologies and relevant legal, ethical, social, cultural, economic and professional principles. This position assumes responsibility and accountability for managing medication therapy in direct patient care settings, whether practicing independently or in consultation/collaboration with other healthcare professionals. This manager oversees a team of experts in the therapeutic use of medications and routinely provide medication therapy evaluations and recommendations to patients and healthcare professionals. This Pharmacy Manager provides scientifically valid information and advice regarding the safe, appropriate and cost-effective use of medications. The Clinical Pharmacy Team provides patient care services in designated departments including but not limited to the following; Critical Care, NICU, PICU, Emergency Department, Pediatrics, Trauma, Infectious Disease, Oncology, Cardiology, Anti-coagulation, Pain Management, General Medicine, and Family Medicine.
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