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Pharmacy Operations Lead

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Pharmacist that fills this role, will partner with 2 peers to serve as our Inpatient Pharmacist Leads for all clinical areas. Clinical areas for this person will likely include Critical Care, Emergency Department, Stroke/Neurology, Renal/Dialysis and nutrition (subject to change with department needs). In this position, the individual will be divide time between mentoring/teaching teams, and project-based time, where the individual will focus on numerous projects, tasks, and meetings. This person will precept students, interns and residents and may serve as the Residency Program Director.
They will help investigate medication errors, manage drug utilization/cost savings, coordinate vital drug shortage changes, place IT tickets, and provide oversite of regulatory requirements. Meetings may include both site & system meetings, such as our weekly Pharmacy Operations or Pharmacy Practice, South Region Pharmacy Leadership meetings, and Pharmacy Council and well as specific service line meetings for their areas of coverage.
The position will mainly be days and may fill-in for other shifts as periodically needed.
Location : Predominately Fairview Southdale in Edina, MN, but will also have some clinical oversite at Ridges in Burnsville
Hours : 80 hours bi-weekly
Schedule : days with as needed (rare) coverage in Evenings/weekends for special projects/department needs
This position is eligible for benefits! To find out more about what excellent benefits we offer at Fairview, including medical, dental insurance, PTO, 401k/403b, click here! (https://www.fairview.org/careers/benefits/noncontract) "
At any time, you may also check your application status online in your Fairview applicant profile at this link (https://external-fairview.icims.com/jobs/dashboard) .
Responsibilities Job Description
Job Expectations:

  • Leads the day-to-day operations of assigned pharmacy and/or clinical department to ensure achievement of organizational vision, mission, and goals.

  • Provide clinical, formulary and pharmacotherapy expertise and act as a resource to students, staff, and interdisciplinary members of the care team. This may include coordinating student experiential rotation and acting as preceptor.

  • Provide clinical pharmacy services to all patients in assigned area using Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). This may include dispensing of medication, providing clinical services for patients, monitoring, adjusting patient therapies and documenting changes according to department policies and pharmacy regulations.

  • Act as resource for pharmaceutical care to patients, partnering with interdisciplinary care team members to ensure the appropriateness of medication order and therapy and the effectiveness, safety, and convenience of the medication therapy.

  • Ensure commitment to agreed-upon patient care philosophies and standards by assessing the proper use of the practice model and creating or modifying workflow to support it.

  • Create and maintain an environment for pharmacy professionals to function efficiently with known accountabilities and exemplary performance standards.

  • Develop, implement, and communicate key metrics and improvement activities to monitor the performance of pharmacy and/or clinical operations.

  • Partner with human resources and other teams on human capital initiatives that ensure recruitment of high-quality candidates, foster staff engagement, encourage professional development and provide appropriate training and orientation.

  • Build powerful relationships with all internal groups, external agencies, and other stakeholders to anticipate needs and ensure alignment within a highly matrixed environment.

  • Ensure contractual obligations are met.

  • Responsible for timely and accurate analysis and decision making to support pharmacy business performance, operational and financial objectives.

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement using lean management tools to support, challenge and evolve processes to achieve system pharmacy goals.

  • Maintain knowledge, ensures, and facilitates compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Maintain proficiency in the skills and theory of the practice of pharmacy by reviewing literature, attending in-services, seminars, and conferences.

  • Perform other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

    Required Education

    • Pharmacist Degree

      Required Experience:

      • One-year pharmacist experience in complex pharmacy operation, clinical service area or completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program

        Required License/Certification/Registration:

        • Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist License

        • Minnesota Board of Pharmacy Preceptor License

          Preferred Education:

          • Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program

          • Doctor of Pharmacy degree

            Preferred Experience:

            • 3+ years of experience in an inpatient setting with advancing leadership responsibility

              EEO Statement
              EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis , Pharmacy Operations Lead, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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