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Position # : 683415
Position : Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Safety Officer
UH Facility : UH Case Medical Center
Shift : Days
Status : Regular Full Time
Work Days of Week : M-F
City : Cleveland


Our world-renowned health care network is anchored by our flagship facility, University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Located in Cleveland's historic University Circle, this 947-bed academic medical center and tertiary-care hospital is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America's best hospitals in 13 medical and surgical specialties. It comprises three centers of excellence: Seidman Cancer Center, MacDonald Women's Hospital, and Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital; and The Center for Clinical Research, the largest medical research center in Ohio.

Position Summary:
 Provides leadership, vision, and strategic planning for medication safety across the health system.
 Establishes medication management standards through literature review, benchmarking, and collaboration.
 Collaborates with administrative staff, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, IT&S, and others to develop and maintain safe medication practices.
 Responsible for conducting medication safety assessments, developing/reviewing guidelines and policies, chairing the Medication Safety Committees, and for providing education and consultation regarding safe medication practices.
 Monitors, reviews, and synthesizes recommendations from reported adverse drug events and trends.
 Participates in RCA, FMEA, and quality reporting activities.
 Participates in the formulary review process.
 Participates in the review of relevant technologies and processes
 Work at each facility to appreciate site specific work flow.

Position Requirements: Pharm.D. or Master of Science in pharmacy required.
PGY-1 and PGY-2 residency (drug information/medication safety) preferred.

Education Requirements: Pharmacist Licensure in the State of Ohio  (eligible)

Experience & Knowledge:
At least 5 years of hospital pharmacy experience required.  Performance improvement and regulatory experience preferred.    Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:
Computer systems skills in spreadsheet, database and word processing preferred
Must demonstrate highly effective written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Position Summary: Provides leadership, vision, and strategic planning for medication safety across the health system. Establishes medication management standards through literature review, benchmarking, and collaboration. Collaborates with administrative staff, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, IT&S, and others to develop and maintain safe medication practices. Responsible for conducting medication safety assessments, developing/reviewing guidelines and policies, chairing the Medication Safety Committees, and for providing education and consultation regarding safe medication practices. Monitors, reviews, and synthesizes recommendations from reported adverse drug events and trends. Participates in RCA, FMEA, and quality reporting activities. Participates in the formulary review process. Participates in the review of relevant technologies and processes Work at each facility to appreciate site specific work flow. Pharm.D. or Master of Science in pharmacy required. PGY-1 and PGY-2 residency (drug information/medication safety) preferred. Pharmacist Licensure in the State of Ohio (eligible) At least 5 years of hospital pharmacy experience required. Performance improvement and regulatory experience preferred.

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