Coordinates and supervises activities of assigned pharmacy personnel, with the goal of providing efficient, timely, accurate and cost-effective pharmacy services; works under the general direction of the Director, Intravenous Admixture Services. Perform other functions as required, including the assumption of other Supervisor's or Director's duties in their absence. This clinical pharmacist supervisor will also be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services for Oncologic, Hematologic, and Immunologic conditions primarily in the ambulatory setting. The pharmacist in this position provides extensive, direct pharmaceutical care in collaboration with providers in the Cancer Service Line, participates in drug therapy consults, clinical research protocols, provide patient/family/staff/physician education, and precepts pharmacy residents and students. To ensure consistent comprehensive clinical pharmacy services in support of the continuum of care, regulatory standard compliance, and quality patient care this individual will have the following duties and responsibilities:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises all activities of pharmacists and technicians within the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center to promote efficient and highly effective levels of service to our patients
Assures the proper maintenance and functioning of the satellite pharmacy facilities and day to day operations
Ensures ongoing compliance with applicable regulatory standards and best practices, including USP 797 and USP 800, Board of Pharmacy and federal regulations
Participates in the development, review, and modification of policies and procedures relating to Oncology Pharmacy services.
Collaborates with other members of the Pharmacy department team to provide a continuity of care to cancer center patients moving between the outpatient and inpatient settings
Collaborates with members of the pharmacy supply chain team to maximize medication availability for patient care while minimizing waste
Contributes to departmental planning and service coordination as a member of Pharmacy Services' leadership team
Processes medication orders and dispenses medications in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and departmental policies
Responsible for the performance management and evaluation process of assigned personnel
Provides ongoing development of process standards and dashboards to promote effective, accurate, and timely dispensing of new orders
Assists staff to perform at high level through utilization of the systemwide positive discipline process when needed
Demonstrates a Culture of Responsibility (CoR) during event investigation, conversations with personnel and proactive identification/resolution of risky behavior
Develops and maintains positive relationships with key departmental customers on the Christiana campus to foster effective communication, problem-solving, and planning.
Represents the department on inter-departmental and system level projects/initiatives, assigned by the Corporate Director/Director
Participates in the selection and hiring of staff and coordinates their orientation and training
Assumes staffing or other service responsibilities, as needed.
Conducts interpersonal matters with others in a cooperative and tactful manner
Completes projects in a timely manner
Manages time efficiently
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Addresses and/or reports to Director/VP, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Lab and Pharmacy Services, Corporate Director of Pharmacy Services, or Director of Intravenous Admixture Services
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum of B.S. in Pharmacy required, Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred
Current State of Delaware pharmacist licensure or successfully attained prior to first date of employment
Minimum three years hospital pharmacy experience; oncology and/or cancer center operations experience preferred
Prior supervisory/management experience required
ASHP- Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY-2 Specialty residency in oncology/hematology preferred
Board Certification in oncology preferred
Internal Number: JR51300
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.