Dir, Clin Pharm, Educ & Resrch
Company: Phoenix Children's Hospital
Posted on: June 24, 2022
This position is responsible for leading the Pharmacy Services
clinical, educational and research strategies for Phoenix
Children`s. As a leader within the department, this individual will
be responsible for ensuring the practice of clinical pharmacy
remains innovative and effective while meeting the needs of both
our patients and colleagues. This role will work collaboratively
with other clinical, education and research leaders of the
organization to accomplish shared goals while ensuring proper
resource allocation. The Director of Clinical Pharmacy, Education
and Research will report directly to the Vice President Chief
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first
and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our
mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today
and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for
providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Plans, executes and supports the clinical pharmacy strategy of
Phoenix Children`s Hospital throughout all sites of care.
a.Continuously assesses the role, value and visibility of clinical
pharmacists while ensuring the department`s practice model supports
optimal patient care outcomes.
b.Works within the pharmacy leadership team to ensure staffing
models efficiently utilizes resources to provide maximum
productivity and deliver high quality, patient-centered,
pharmaceutical care. Monitors and coordinates adjustments to
workflow patterns as needed.
c.Supports and advocates for the continued advancement of the role
of clinical pharmacy throughout the organization.
d.Leads and supports clinical standardization initiatives across
all sites of care
e.Develops and supports departmental data analysis to produce key
performance metrics to promote ongoing financial, compliance,
operational and clinical progress.
Provides guidance and direction to pharmacy staff to assist them in
their professional development. a.Completes performance evaluations
for direct reports while supporting staff members professional
development plans and assures staff adherence to established
departmental policies and procedures.
b.Monitors staff adherence to departmental, institutional,
regulatory, and other applicable policies and procedures while
initiating corrective action when appropriate.
c.Assists with the hiring, staffing, promotion, corrective action,
and discharge of department employees.
Serves on institutional and medical staff committees. a.Serves as
the Secretary of the PCH Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.
b.Ensures pharmacy representation on committees and work groups
related to the development of clinical treatment protocol and
c.Participates in multi-disciplinary teams to develop
patient-centered services, designs and implements corresponding
programs, and measures their effectiveness within institutional
goals related to cost, quality, and patient outcomes
In collaboration with institutional research leaders, provides
oversight and support of all pharmacy research activities.
Supports the ongoing evaluation and maintenance of the Phoenix
Children`s medication formulary to ensure it meets the clinical and
financial needs of the organization.
Promotes academic and scholarly activities throughout the
department in order to continue to advance the practice and the
profession. a.Oversees the dissemination of drug information
through in-service education of department personnel, hospital
personnel, and consultation with patients, families, hospital staff
and medical staff.
b.Contributes to the advancement of the profession through oral
case presentations, publication, presentations at local, state, and
national meetings and providing community education.
Assures the establishment and maintenance of standards of practice,
competency-based orientation, and continuing education programs for
the department. Maintains and recommends enhancements to department
policies and procedures governing all pharmacy activities and
monitors implementation and compliance with hospital-wide
Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the
practice of pediatric pharmacy by preserving state of the art
technical skills by review of literature, professional journals,
and participation in professional organizations.
Ensures effective execution and maintenance of the ASHP accredited
Pharmacy Residency Programs at PCH.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
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