The Pharmacy Coordinator provides clinical staff development, supervision, evaluation, and education.The Coordinator supports the Director and Manager of Operation in planning and management of all departmental functions related to applicable clinical programs, formulary management, policy development, enforcement and oversight. Lastly, the Coordinator helps develop, implement, and oversee pharmacy student and residency educational programs.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Practices pharmacy in accordance with all applicable regulations and upholds pharmacy policy/procedures as appropriate.
Accurately and efficiently assesses drug therapy in relation to patient specific conditions.
Establishes and maintains professional relationships with colleagues, physicians and other care providers.
Coordinates department clinical services/service lines, and helps assure responsibility/accountability for continuous professional development and associated patient outcomes.
Establishes standards/norms for clinical practice/patient care and evaluates opportunities that improve patient outcomes.
Demonstrates independent leadership and professionalism.
Plans, develops, and maintains policies and procedures for programs that optimize the ability of clinical pharmacists to positively impact patient outcomes, and prevent patient harm
Facilitates quality initiatives that optimize care, establish evidence based medicine protocols, monitors, and delivers optimal safe medication use strategies.
Actively participates in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and serves on other hospital committees and projects as appropriate.
Supports Director and Manager of Operation to ensure operational compliance with all regulatory agencies.
Helps define, develop, and implement process that succeeds in achieving the delivery of safe, rational, efficacious, cost-effective medication therapy.
Assists Director and Manager of Operation with drug utilization efforts, strategic goals, staffing models, and general operational management needs.
Actively reviews, tracks and trends, and correlates all medication safety related events.
Works with the Director and Manager of Operation to setup a working framework for oversight of program committee.
Current California Pharmacists license.
Doctorate in pharmacy.
Completion of accredited residency program.
Professional certification in area of specialty, if applicable, within 180 days of hire (maintain current at all times).
Minimum 3 years hospital pharmacy practice (or equivalent practice setting).
Minimum 2 years in a supervisory/Lead position (or equivalent training).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Current American Heart Association BLS or within 30 days of hire (maintain current at all times).
Experience with medication management, safety, pharmacist managed protocols, policies andprocedures and protocol development.
Competent use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PPT).
Previous leadership or teaching experience in pharmacy practice setting (2-3 years).
Knowledge of CDPH, USP 797, USP 800, TJC, and CMS Core Measures metrics.
Advanced Certification or equivalent specialty training in area of foucs (i.e. BPS Certification)
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Internal Number: 2005022840
About Desert Regional Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.