Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator

Norfolk, VA
Nov 17, 2017
Feb 23, 2018
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Healthcare is currently recruiting for a Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator to work Full-time (40hrs/wk) Days in support of Pharmacy Operations at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA.
  • Provides leadership, encourages professional growth, and serves as a role model/resource person for clinical pharmacy specialists, clinical pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students.
  • Directly supervises clinical pharmacy students/residents on their clinical rotations
  • Ensures that all pharmacy personnel receive ongoing clinical training, competency assessment and performance improvement activities to improve delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients at facility.
  • Leads, analyzes, and appraises clinical pharmacy services provided to patients, physicians, and ancillary departments.
  • Serves as the primary interface between pharmacy and hospital committees (medical staff, nursing, etc.) coordinating medication use policies and procedures.
  • Facilitates and coordinates departmental and facility-wide programs/initiatives as needed or requested.
  • Oversees safe and appropriate pharmaceutical care for the patients by developing and utilizing evidence-based and best-practice protocols.
  • Promotes and supports safe medication management/practices within and outside the department.
  • Collaborates with system clinical leaders on formulary review, drug use evaluations, therapeutic drug protocols, drug information, and development and maintenance of clinical pharmacy services.
  • Involved in the integration of clinical and dispensing services in the department
  • Maintains accountability for department quality assurance, medication safety, drug use evaluation, adverse drug reaction monitoring, and drug information resources, and staffing responsibilities as needed.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - PHARMACY

Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Pharmacist - 3 years

Required: Basic Life Support, Pharmacist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Mathematics

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Three years of experience or completion of PGY2 can be substituted for the 3 years of experience. BLS required within six months of hire. Will consider pharmacists not licensed in Virginia due to relocation. Must have Virginia license within 90 days of Sentara start date.

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