While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.
Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965.
Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
Highly accredited regional cancer care
A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
Elite surgical services
In concert with the Pharmacy Director, the Inpatient Pharmacy Manager is responsible for all activities of the Inpatient Pharmacy Department, including responsibilities for pharmaceutical distribution, staff management, fiscal management, and clinical management. Oversee operations of the pharmacy and ensures that it is following all Colorado state and federal laws, JCAHO standards as well as the mission, vision, and values of VVMC.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develop and implement pharmacy services in collaboration with associated department services.
Develop, implement, and maintain a program that improves the quality of pharmacy services, improves medication use safety, and supports the quality improvement plan of the organization.
Supervise the inpatient pharmacy regarding dispensing, clinical activities, and staff scheduling. Prepare work schedules and monitor workload statistics. Maintain appropriate staffing levels that match workload and promote patient safety.
Supervise medication storage and preparation areas throughout the facility. Establish specifications for the safe and secure storage of medications, chemicals, and biologicals.
Facilitate the implementation and maintenance of safe medication use processes throughout the organization.
Ensure adequate control and documentation of controlled substances.
Provide for the pharmaceutical educational needs of health care professionals, patients, and patients’ families. Support the medical and nursing staff in ensuring optimum medication therapy, including serving as a drug information resource.
Maintain education and competencies of staff and self. Ensure compliance with all hospital HR policies.
Oversee required compliance auditing.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
8-10 years of health system experience preferred, with 3-5 years required in a management position.
State of Colorado Registered Pharmacist license
BLS for Healthcare Providers
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Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees. Check out the details here.
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.
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