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This position is an opportunity for an experienced pharmacy clinician to join the Duke University Hospital Pharmacy leadership team to manage a staff of more than 20 pharmacists and technicians that provide comprehensive pharmacy services in Duke's Perioperative Services division.
General Description of the Job Class
The perioperative pharmacy manager is responsible for managing the OR Pharmacy Satellites operations and personnel which include the Duke North, Duke Medicine Pavilion, and Eye Center operating rooms and PACU.
The perioperative pharmacy manager will also manage drug distribution for perioperative/procedural are as in which anesthesia staff practice (includes electroconvulsive therapy suite, electrophysiology suite, MRI and radiology suites, and gastrointestinal procedural suites).
The manager will serve as a resource and maintain relationships with anesthesia, surgeons, and RN staff in the OR and PACU.
The perioperative pharmacy manager must be able to display effective communication techniques, use strategic and critical thinking skills, and utilize effective management skills to triage problems appropriately.
The manager must have knowledge and understanding of:automated dispensing cabinets and their functionality, Surgical Care Improvement Project(SCIP), electronic health records and the use of computerized physician order entry (CPOE), controlled substance management in the inpatient setting, USP 797, pharmacy inventory management, and a basic understanding of medication safety concepts.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
The following activities are components of the position to assist in meeting the major job responsibilities:
Review and monitor patient's medication therapy and orders written by appropriate caregivers for safety and efficacy considering specific patient conditions and health status; advise patient care team of issues with, or possible enhancements to, patient's medication therapy and document such interventions.
Prepare, label and dispense medications for patients in accordance with physicians'prescriptions; ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and narcotics and the maintenance of required records.
Provide drug information and educate caregivers, patients and students regarding medications and their proper use and monitoring.
Oversee and monitor all aspects of the medication process; collect data and present reports and recommendations regarding issues with the medication systems.
Ensure that appropriate medications are available for patients and properly procured, prepared, stored and maintained.
Supervise the process and technical personnel who assist in preparation, maintenance and dispensing of drugs and supplies.
Provide leadership and supervision for the responsible practice area(s) and the department of pharmacy, including monitoring staffing needs and assuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained.
Coordinate and participates in orientation, training and continuing education programs for pharmacy staff.
Develop and conducts target drug programs and drug usage evaluations as needed.
Actively serve as a representative on perioperative-related committees.
Ensure compliance with controlled substance distribution and control system.
Demonstrate collaboration with inter and intra-departmental work groups.
Serve as a mentor and preceptor for prospective students and residents.
Maintain current knowledge and critical thinking skills for managing drug shortages in the inpatient perioperative setting.
Demonstrate an understanding of The Joint Commission regulations and be able to lead the perioperative pharmacy and non-pharmacy teams with maintaining compliance of regulatory and institution-specific medication management policies, guidelines, and procedures.
Maintain the ability to motivate staff and drive practice are a advancement in the perioperative setting.
Establish and develop perioperative-specific productivity metrics.Implement and monitor quality assurance activities in the pharmacy area.
Solicit and provides performance feedback in order to enhance work culture
Recruit and assists in hiring high-performing employees for the division and department.
Conduct and participate in research including, but not limited to,performing as the primary investigator or co-investigator for research programs which will impact on the delivery of quality care or examine the pharmacoeconomic impact of providing care to the patients in the Duke Health System.
Required Qualifications at this Level Education: Doctor of Pharmacy degree required ________________________________________ Experience: 3+ years of practice experience required; residency training preferred; management experience desired ________________________________________ Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: PharmD; Licensed or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina ________________________________________ Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form.
Extensive knowledge of drug products, medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states.
Ability to work with information systems, automated and technical equipment.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with various members of health care teams
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level N/A
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.
Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
Three years of pharmacy practice experience; Managerial/supervisor experience preferred
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
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