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Clinical Manager-Pharmacy - Inpatient Pharmacy

at Northern Light Health

Posted: 8/27/2019
Job Reference #: 1017514
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Job Description

51488

Eastern Maine Medical Center

Inpatient Pharmacy

Regular Full-time

Day

8:00 am - 4:30 PM

40

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is currently seeking a Pharmacy Clinical Manager who is responsible for the vision, leadership, and management of progressive Clinical Pharmacy Services for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center's inpatient and outpatient settings. The Clinical Manager works with the Director of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Operations Manager, and 5 Clinical Specialists to develop, implement and manage clinical services that ensure safe, optimal and cost effective clinical outcomes. The Clinical Manager also contributes to clinical initiatives for the Northern Light Health System.

Position responsibilities include:

· Provides direct pharmaceutical care services by promoting safe and effective

edication management processes

o Implements and manages formulary decisions and processes

o Directs implementation and activities for Medication Use Evaluations

o Coordinates clinical activities of the Clinical Pharmacist Specialists and Clinical

Pharmacist Generalists

· Develops, implements and assesses performance improvement and quality

initiatives

· Oversees the departmental competency, education and staff development

activities

· Committees Participation

o Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee – works with Chair to prepare agenda;

ensures implementation of P&T decisions

o Cancer Care Pharmacy/Nursing Collaborative

o Medical Education Committee

o Nurse Residency Advisory Committee

· Works with the Director and Operations Manager to ensure regulatory and Joint

Commission compliance

· Acts as liaison to pharmacy schools

o Coordinates IPPE and APPE student rotations

o Coordinates and oversees activities of pharmacy school faculty clinicians

· Precepts Pharmacy Residents and APPE students

Education and Experience:

· State of Maine Pharmacist licensure

· BS Pharmacy or PharmD required

· PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Practice Residency plus 5 years hospital pharmacy experience – OR – PGY2 Clinical Specialty Residency plus 3 years hospital pharmacy experience required; (equivalent experience will be considered)

· Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification preferred

· Advanced degree (i.e. MBA, MHA) preferred

About Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is committed to making healthcare work for the people of Maine. It is a 411- bed, regional tertiary care and ACS verified level II trauma center serving a patient population of 500,000 living in the northern two-thirds of the state's geography. The hospital is a base for LifeFlight of Maine, a critical care air transportation service flying nearly 900 missions per year. Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

Northern Light Pharmacy works collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide optimal pharmaceutical care for all patients served by the facility by promoting evidence-based, fail-safe medication use. The Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Pharmacy is dedicated to educating future pharmacists through our affiliations. Our pharmacists are preceptors for Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students and PGY1 residents.

Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center's Pharmacy is staffed by a highly skilled team of pharmacists, technicians and support personnel that provide excellent service to our patients, providers and other professional staff. With more than 100 employees, our pharmacy team provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to our inpatient areas, emergency department, and family practice offices. Our practice model includes clinical pharmacist generalists and specialists.