Clinical Manager - Pharmacy - 51488

Northern Light Health
Job Description
Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) is currently seeking a Pharmacy Clinical Manager who is responsible for the vision, leadership, and management of progressive Clinical Pharmacy Services for EMMC's inpatient and outpatient settings. The Clinical Manager works with the Director of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Operations Manager and 5 Clinical Specialists to develop, implement and manage clinical services that ensure safe, optimal and cost effective clinical outcomes. The Clinical Manager also contributes to clinical initiatives for the Northern Light Health System (formerly EMHS).

To apply visit https://northernlighthealth.org/Careers/Position/51488/Clinical%20Manager-Pharmacy. If you  have any questions, please call 207-973-7100 or email talent@northernlight.org.

Position responsibilities include:

· Provides direct pharmaceutical care services by promoting safe and effective medication management processes

o Implements and manages formulary decisions and processes

o Directs implementation and activities for Medication Use Evaluations

o Coordinates clinical activities of the Clinical Pharmacist Specialists and Clinical Pharmacist Generalists

· Develops, implements and assesses performance improvement and quality initiatives

· Oversees the departmental competency, education and staff development activities

· Committees Participation

o Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee – works with Chair to prepare agenda; ensures implementation of P&T decisions

o Cancer Care Pharmacy/Nursing Collaborative

o Medical Education Committee

o Nurse Residency Advisory Committee

· Works with the Director and Operations Manager to ensure regulatory and Joint Commission compliance

· Acts as liaison to pharmacy schools

o Coordinates IPPE and APPE student rotations

o Coordinates and oversees activities of pharmacy school faculty clinicians

· Precepts Pharmacy Residents and APPE students

Education and Experience:

· State of Maine Pharmacist licensure

· BS Pharmacy or PharmD required

· PGY1 Health-System Pharmacy Practice Residency plus 5 years hospital pharmacy experience – OR – PGY2 Clinical Specialty Residency plus 3 years hospital pharmacy experience required; (equivalent experience will be considered)

· Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification preferred

· Advanced degree (i.e. MBA, MHA) preferred

About Eastern Maine Medical Center



Eastern Maine Medical Center is the acute care specialty 411 bed referral hospital for northern, eastern, and central Maine, providing leading-edge programs in cancer, surgery, and cardiac care, among many others. EMMC also provides progressive patient-centered care in several ambulatory and diagnostic facilities and physician practice settings.

EMMC Pharmacy works collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to provide optimal pharmaceutical care for all patients served by the facility by promoting evidence-based, fail-safe medication use. The EMMC Pharmacy is dedicated to educating future pharmacists through our affiliations. Our pharmacists are preceptors for Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience students and PGY1 residents.

Eastern Maine Medical Center's Pharmacy is staffed by a highly skilled team of pharmacists, technicians and support personnel that provide excellent service to our patients, providers and other professional staff. With more than 100 employees, our pharmacy team provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to our inpatient areas, emergency department, and family practice offices. Our practice model includes clinical pharmacist generalists and specialists.


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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