HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Manager of Clinical Pharmacy in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Under the general direction of the Director of Pharmacy, is directly responsible for the day-to-day operational management of assigned Pharmacy clinical service areas.

Responsible for the operational management of assigned clinical service areas* in accordance with hospital philosophies, goals and objectives to ensure the consistent provision of high quality patient care. Facilitates the development, implementation and maintenance of systems that promote desirable patient outcomes through the use of safe, appropriate and cost-effective medication therapies. Provides management interventions related to pharmacy related issues of patient care through communication with physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Directly participates in the various aspects of hospital computer systems database management to include primary hospital medical information systems, TPN compounding system and Smart Pump drug library maintenance. Maintains oversight of supply chain/inventory control activities for assigned areas. Supervises other pharmacy staff and is responsible for interviewing, hiring, coaching, evaluating and disciplining staff. Actively participates in the professional development of staff through delegation, counseling related to performance progress and completes performance evaluation forms as scheduled. Continually monitors staffing levels in all assigned areas and makes recommendations on additions/reductions in staffing complement based on workload and productivity guidelines while ensuring quality of care is maintained. Maintains overtime percentage at or below defined target for assigned areas. Serves as a preceptor or educational resource for new employees and students. Maintains skills at a level to perform duties of a staff pharmacist. *Clinical services areas include but are not limited to: Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee functions (medication use evaluation and/or review, adverse drug reactions and formulary/therapeutic class management), facilitation of HCA and Division clinical pharmacy initiatives, clinical/investigational drug studies, staff functions related to clinical pharmacy services (clinical intervention documentation), transplant services and primary liaison to the OU College of Pharmacy for experiential/residency programs.

Graduate of an accredited pharmacy degree program. Completion of a PGY1 and PGY2 ASHP-accredited residency program preferred.

*Experience: * Three (3) years of hospital clinical pharmacy supervisory/managerial experience preferred.

*Licensure: * Licensed as a Doctor of Pharmacy (D.Ph.) by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy. Certificate as a preceptor by the Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy when eligible. Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) preferred. Subsequent to orientation/training, must be proficient in intravenous admixture skills.

Title: Manager of Clinical Pharmacy

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-24895