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Clinical Pharmacy Manager; Investigation Drug Service; MSH

Company: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Strength Through Diversity Ground breaking science.Advancing medicine.Healing made personal. Roles & Responsibilities: Responsible for carrying out clinical pharmacy services, promoting clinically and evidence-based rational drug therapy, and sound pharmaceutical care through the development of new (or expansion of existing) pharmacy practice programs, drug therapy policies, and other programs. Serves as a clinical pharmacy resource for the health system and its affiliated pharmacy services. Responsible to serve as a preceptor for the residency program, and for students from local colleges of pharmacy. Conducts research and other scholarly activities throughout the year with the goal of publishing. Supervises and guides pharmacists on the optimal provision of care to ensure professional development, and through use of their independent judgment, directs and disciplines their employees. Other responsibilities include patient care rounds, clinical interventions, medication use evaluations and institutional committee membership Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks: --- Conducts and participates in departmental activities to meet the goals, objectives and policies of the department, hospital/medical center, by the standards set forth by Federal and State Regulatory agencies and The Joint Commission --- Develops and implements policies and procedures to meet professional standards and improve medications safety, including those established by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) --- Implements decisions of and provides support for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics committee by preparing drug evaluations and assisting in formulary maintenance --- Uses an interdisciplinary approach to collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the cost, utilization, safety and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens, and the elimination of unnecessary duplication of service, in order to provide optimization of medication therapy --- Attends interdisciplinary rounds and provides, and follows up, on recommended interventions with prescribers, interdisciplinary care team, other pharmacists, patients and/or caregivers, including appropriate documentation of recommendations and interventions --- Engages in active patient-centered medication therapy management, including medication reconciliation services and discharge services, patient counseling on appropriate medical therapy, conducting comprehensive medication reviews, and targeted interventions to assess appropriateness of all medications in order to improve clinical outcomes, reduce unnecessary readmission, lapses in care, and adverse drug reactions. --- Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information --- Coordinates the provision of pharmaceutical care by pharmacy department members --- Ensures the work environment is well maintained --- Demonstrates initiative and leadership 2. 2. Remains current with various pharmaceutical databases, national guidelines, and follows evidence-based medicine for medication therapy management of disease states 3. 3. Provides education to patients, family members, and/or caretakers about disease states and medications, including: --- Desired results and/or goals of chronic disease states --- Name, strength, description, and purpose of each medication --- How to administer each medication timely, safely, and appropriately --- How agents work to attain adequate therapy --- Interacting foods, disease states, and drugs where appropriate --- Importance of therapeutic drug monitoring for efficacy and toxicity --- Recognition of disease state exacerbation and procedures to follow in these instances --- Recognition of side effects of therapy and the importance of notifying his/her physician if any should occur --- Importance of adherence to pharmacotherapy and appointments --- Aids to increase medication adherence 4. 4. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area. (check all populations served) 1 Neonate/Infant 1Pediatric 1 Adolescent 1 Adult 1 Geriatric --- Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group --- Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment --- Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs --- Uses communication techniques which are age appropriate 5. 5. Educational/Professional Development --- Participates in the development of other staff members by identifying the learning needs of pharmacy staff and other healthcare professionals through education on but not limited to: clinical appropriateness of medications, dose adjustments, drug selection based on formulary, drug interactions, drug cost, and patient safety --- Serves as a preceptor for the residency program, and for students from local colleges of pharmacy --- Designs and implements appropriate trainings and development programs in a timely fashion to maintain contemporary practice 6. 6. Supervisory Functions --- Supervises pharmacy employees --- Interviews candidates for pharmacy management and staff positions --- Implements discipline and corrective action plans for assigned pharmacy staff --- Promotion of employees based on assessment of clinical skills, if applicable --- Responsible for employee performance evaluations for assigned staff --- Attends and contributes to pharmacy management meetings --- Provides off-hour coverage for the department Requirements: Education: --- Doctor of Pharmacy Degree required --- ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 required, PGY-2 preferred --- Board Certification (e.g. BCPS, BCCCP) strongly encouraged Experience: 3 years hospital experience or equivalent, with clinical experience/training Licenses: 1. Pharmacist Strength Through Diversity The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together. We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! Who We Are Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside ( Formerly St Luke's), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans Compensation
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements.
The salary range for the role is $127,044.00 - $190,565.00 Annually.
Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need.
The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

Keywords: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York , Clinical Pharmacy Manager; Investigation Drug Service; MSH, Healthcare , New York, New York

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