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. Manages and leads programs, activities and personnel related to Clinical Pharmacy Services, Medication Safety and Drug Expense Oversight for a 5-hospital health system. Interfaces with Nursing and Medical Leadership on issues of Medication Safety, Medication-related regulatory compliance and drug utilization. Coordinate all clinical pharmacy services and programs ensuring that the these services promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, appropriate, and cost-effective medication therapies. Oversees clinical managers across the system for both Ambulatory and Acute Care Clinical Pharmacy Services promoting standardization and advancing clinical pharmacy practices. Responsible for advancing clinical pharmacy services in relation to system pharmacy performance metrics including Patient Experience and Clinical Processes of Care and Outcomes.
Graduate of an accredited College of Pharmacy. Advanced degree (M.S. or Pharm.D.) and completion of an ASHP Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency Program is required, plus a minimum of 4 years of clinical pharmacy managerial/supervisory experience overseeing pharmacists who are involved in providing clinical pharmacy services, making formulary decisions and providing medication management. Experience leading a large clinical pharmacy services department in an academic medical center is preferred.
Minimum of 4 years management experience in a healthcare setting , preferably academic medical center, with strong working knowledge of formulary management, clinical pharmacy program development, pharmacy metrics, compliance and regulatory issues relative to hospital pharmacy practice, physician engagement, and project management. Candidates with experience managing many diverse projects and programs related to clinical pharmacy that have demonstrated positive results on budget mitigation and patient outcomes are required. Clear demonstration of professional personnel performance management is also required.
CT Pharmacist Licensure eligible
Six Sigma or other validated quality improvement certification is preferred. . Project management, problem solving skills are required and must be demonstrated through past experience. Strong interpersonal skill and the ability to coordinate work between diverse groups are essential. Knowledge of automation technologies pertinent to medication use is strongly preferred.