Yale New Haven Health System

CLINICAL PHARMACY COORDINATOR, PHARMACOGENOMICS

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
61518
Department
SYSTEM PHARMACY
Category
PHARMACY
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY, OCCASIONAL HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS
Work Hours
7:30AM-4PM
Work Shift
HOURS MAY VARY, INCLUDING OCCASIONAL EVENINGS, ONCE PROGRAM EXPANDS. POTENTIAL FOR ON-CALL EXISTS.
Requisition ID
2017-14897

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee should practice CHAMP behavior and strive to make patient safety a top priority. Under the direction of the Manager, Drug Use Policy, the Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator (CPC) is responsible for leading and developing strategies to maximize the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and safety of drug use. The CPC shall coordinate development and present Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meeting materials, as well as speciality subcommittees, to achieve these goals. Coordination of activities should be reviewed from the perspective of the Yale New Have Hosptial System.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Coordinate drug use optimization strategies to enhance medication safety/quality outcomes and manage pharmaceutical expenses
    • 1.1 Develop and implement drug use and/or medication safety guidelines/protocols/policies
  • 2. Manage Pharmaceutical Expense for Target Therapies and/or Clinical Areas
    • 2.1 Report on the status of drug target performance and special projects (e.g. Drug Use Optimization, subcommittee agendas, etc) to the Manager, Drug Use Policy at least once a month
  • 3. Mentor and develop pharmacy staff through oversight of project management
    • 3.1 Supports the ongoing development of clinical staff by providing continuous performance feedback.
  • 4. Serve as clinical resource to department, medical leadership and staff
    • 4.1 Participates in committees (ad hoc or established) as needed, invited
  • 5. Help coordinate educational initiatives in alignment with drug use optimization strategies
    • 5.1 Identify educational needs of staff

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate from an accredited College of Pharmacy with a B.S., M.S., or Pharm. D. degree. Completion of a residency in hospital pharmacy is required. Second year speciality residency is highly desired.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum of three years of experience in a clinical practice setting with demonstrated skills in formulary drug management, monograph and MUE development, and drug information. Specific experience in project management, leading medical committees and application of quality improvement techniques is required.

 

LICENSURE

 

Active Connecticut Pharmacist License

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Experience in drug utilization review and data analysis (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access) is highly desirable. Excellent written and verbal presentation skills are required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Must be able to work at a computer for up to 8 hours per day.

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