The Pharmacy Department utilizes a decentralized model with pharmacists embedded on medical teams to advice on optimal drug therapy. We also have an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited Pharmacy Residency program, an active Oncology infusion service, and a Retail/Specialty outpatient pharmacy.
The Clinical Pharmacy Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assess and revise clinical policies for pharmacy. Participate in the development of system clinical policies related to medication use.
- Supports the hospital’s pharmacoeconomic efforts. Reviews the use of targeted medications for compliance with current pharmacoeconomic programs.
- Participates in coordination of Pharmacy P&T Council as assigned.
- Provides drug information, clinical training and staff development to pharmacy, medical, and nursing staffs.
- Prepares clinical/cost savings proposals, drug reviews, and system wide protocols as requested for system Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee review. Ensures formulary policies are enforced.
- Monitors drug usage, identifies target drugs for utilization evaluation and coordinates the collection and analysis of data for the DUE. Develops and monitors quality assurance program for clinical services.
- Provides guidance and oversight to Pharmacists.
- Coordinates inpatient and outpatient Medication Management and Transitional Care Pharmacy programs and resources.
- Evaluates clinical programs and makes recommendations on ways to maximize resources available.