PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To plan, direct, control, organize and improve services, technical operations and clinical operations within the Pharmacy Department of a
dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents in order to meet the fiscal, patient care, research and learning needs of Cincinnati Children’s.
Senior Clinical Director, Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy Manager, Pharmacy Stores Clerk, Pharmacy Resident, Pharmacy Technician
I, Pharmacy Intern I & II, Pharmacy Technician II, Lead Pharmacy Technician, Technician Supervisor, Financial Representative I, Financial Representative II, Buyer, Pharmacist I, Clinical Specialist, Pharmacist II, Pharmacist III,
Customer Service Representative III, Business Manager, Business Director
TOTAL NUMBER OF
's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED:
Implement schedules and recommend action which will ensure that services and consultation are regularly and conveniently available to meet the needs of Cincinnati Children’s patients as determined by the Director and medical staff.
Assist in developing and managing long and short term goals and objectives. Integrate the Pharmacy department's services into Cincinnati Children’s primary functions; coordinate and integrate interdepartmental and intradepartmental services.
Ensure timeliness, accuracy, availability and security of information while providing the exchange of appropriate patient care and clinical information. Recommend space and other resources needed by the department.
Assist in preparing, coordinating, evaluating and managing annual fiscal operating and capital equipment budgets for the Pharmacy department.
Conduct fiscal analysis and monitor fiscal utilization of scope of services. Coordinate and approve purchasing requisitions
Propose, research, and manage the development, implementation, and assessment of long and short term goals and objectives.
Ensure that they are appropriate to the Pharmacy Program and are integrated with the goals of the
Policies and Procedures:
Develop and implement policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services; provide current written policies addressing preparation, dispensing, product recall and narcotics control.
Budget and Finance:
Develop methods for analysis, conducts financial and quantitative analysis and monitors existing and proposed programs and services.
Review data and systems which capture charges in order to maximize reimbursement for services rendered; monitor compendium for accuracy and appropriateness of charges.
Research and develop opportunities for revenue development; obtain funding from outside sources.
Conduct financial and quantitative analysis and monitor existing or proposed programs and service.
Staffing and Selection:
Recommend a sufficient number of qualified persons to provide services.
Direct the control and distribution of FTE's. Manage the selection, development, motivation, appraisal and discipline of personnel.
Ensure that job requirements and goals for each position are clear to employees.
Ensure that orientation and in-service training an continuing education are provided to department personnel. Determine, ensure and document that personnel have adequate, specific training and orientation and regularly demonstrate satisfactory levels of competence.
Determine and monitor implementation of continuing education goals of the department.
Provide and coordinate education for personnel, patients or families through structured presentations and unstructured interactions.
Promote professional input to in-service training programs, both for technical and professional staff. Determine and document the qualifications and competence of department personnel. Assess, develop, implement and maintain appropriate departmental policies, procedures, job descriptions and philosophy as consistent with Cincinnati Children’s policies and values. Conduct regularly scheduled departmental and supervisory staff meetings.
Control and submit accurate payroll records by pay period deadline.
Continuously assess and improve the performance of care and services provided.
Direct Quality Assessment and Improvement functions; design and implement programs which evaluate the efficacy of treatment. Maintain Quality Control programs; ensure that Quality Control Checks are conducted and records are maintained on each procedure.
Define and review performance criteria for quality control, proficiency testing and reporting of test results.
Assure that corrective action is taken and documented on all unaccepted control and proficiency testing results. Monitor service areas, plan approaches for improvement activities, design new processes, collect and measure data, review and report performance over time, improve and redesign processes based on the evaluation, and reassess continuously
Materials and Resources
Review and approve leases, vendor contracts, service contracts and maintain contracts.
Submit as requested by the State Board of Pharmacy, changes in policies relating to the procurement, storage, distribution and recall of pharmaceutical products. Assure the delivery of appropriate and effective pharmacotherapeutics throughout Cincinnati Children’s. Supervise inventory monitoring and stocking.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
sufficient to activities and personnel of Cincinnati Children’s Pharmacy department.
Possess expert knowledge and experience to assume medical, professional, scientific, organizational and educational and educational responsibilities for directing pharmacists and technicians who provide pharmaceutical care to infant, child, adolescent patients and adult employees.
Master of Science, Ph.D. or Pharm. D. equivalent required.
Minimum 5 years' management and pharmacy experience within a complex medical center.
Member of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists and the local Hospital Pharmacist's Association.
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