Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Clinical and Patient Care Services (Full-Time)
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 229887
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Position Summary: As a member of the pharmacy leadership team, this manager is responsible for supervising and developing the activities of the pharmacists and staff assigned to patient care roles within the Clinical and Patient Care Services (CPCS) Division. The Clinical Pharmacy Manager has varied responsibilities, many of which include:
Provides clinical leadership and supervision for the responsible practice area(s) and the department of pharmacy, including monitoring staffing needs, staff development, and assuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained
Maintains relationships with nursing, medical staff and program leadership to achieve pharmacy department, hospital, or health-system goals
Assists in the planning, design, implementation and demonstration of the value of pharmacy services
Assists with the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of pharmacy department policies and procedures, and evaluations staff compliance with the same
Provides leadership for appropriate medication use for area of responsibility
Monitors medication use in area(s) of responsibility (e.g., including monitoring and minimizing overrides in automated dispensing cabinets, assisting in floor stock management, etc)
Participates in or provides leadership in continuous quality improvement activities, medication safety processes, committees, and medication policy activities of CPCS, the pharmacy department, or the health-system
Collaborates with staff members to achieve division, pharmacy department, hospital, and/or health-system goals
Provides leadership for staff development projects (design, implementation, measuring impact)
Maintains responsibility for performance evaluations
Recruits ands assists in hiring new employees for the division and department
Provides on-call support for the CPCS division or the pharmacy department
Provides oversight for scheduling of clinical pharmacists, residents, and clinical faculty pharmacists.
Participates in didactic and experiential student and resident education
Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth
Maintains familiarity with all departmental programs
Ensures compliance with all regulatory practice standards
Maintains skills as a clinical pharmacy practitioner
Works as integral part of the pharmacy leadership team
Additional duties as assigned by manager
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
Three years of pharmacy practice experience
Managerial/supervisor experience preferred
Completion of pharmacy practice resident (PGY1) or equivalent experience
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Licensed Pharmacist 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 the health care teams.
Knowledge of practice standards and regulatory requirements.
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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