Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
General Description of the Job Class
As a member of the pharmacy leadership team, this manager is responsible for working collaboratively with the managers and Associate Chief Pharmacy Officers to coordinate optimal patient transitions of care for medication therapy at Duke University Hospital.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Works with pharmacy leadership, other health care providers, and relevant policy-making committees to establish policy and implement initiatives that improve patient outcomes and overall quality of patient care.
Provides leadership and supervision for the responsible practice area(s) and staff including monitoring staffing needs, scheduling, and assuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained.
Maintains relationships with nursing, medical staff, and program leadership to achieve division, pharmacy department, hospital, and health-system goals.
Assists of the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of pharmacy department policies and procedures, and ensures staff compliance with the same.
Provides leadership and leads staff development projects (design, implementation, measuring impact).
Supports, coordinates, develops, and actively participates in the medication history, and transitions of care programs.
Coordinates the completion, tracking, and documentation of quality standards related to transitions of care activities and programs.
Monitors and evaluates current and new pharmacy program initiatives related to medication use and transitions of care.
Participates in recruiting and selection of staff.
Maintains familiarity with all departmental programs.
Leads and/or participates in committee, workgroup or team meetings, including the DUHS Medication Reconciliation Task Force.
Participates with student and resident education.
Provides educational lectures (Duke, State/Local, and National).
Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth.
Maintains manager staffing responsibilities and assists with completion of medication history and discharge processes.
Provides on call assistance for area of responsibility.
Maintains skills and practice as a clinical pharmacy practitioner
Additional duties as assigned by manager
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
Two years of pharmacy practice experience; Managerial/supervisor experience preferred
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS).
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