POSITION SUMMARY: Responsibility for the planning, coordination, and direction of oncology pharmacy services of the member hospitals and related subsidiaries/affiliates across the WVU Medicine system.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
1. BS or PharmD degree
2. Must possess current license to practice pharmacy in West Virginia or be license eligible. Licensure must be
completed within 60 days.
1. Five years’ experience in hospital pharmacy
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
1. Master’s degree
2. PGY1/PGY2 Health Systems Pharmacy Administrative Residency training, PGY2 Oncology Residency or equivalent
practice experience is preferred.
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Promotes, through a close working relationship with the pharmacy managers and directors, a climate to promote the safe, effective, rational and cost effective use of medications.
2. Directs comprehensive drug distribution systems.
3. Directs clinical pharmacy services across the Oncology Pharmacy Service Line.
4. Serves as secretary of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee.
5. Provides oversight and guidance regarding oncology drug spend and formulary management across the system
6. Serves in a leadership role for the Oncology Pharmacy Service Line.
7. Serves as the primary contact in terms of oncology pharmacy communications.
8. Develops goals and plans for implementation for future directions of the Oncology Pharmacy Program.
9. Promotes the professional development of staff members.
10. Maintains responsibility for the performance improvement programs of the Oncology Pharmacy Service Line.
11. Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates the delivery of oncology pharmacy services by empowering staff, coordinating activities between operating departments and clinics and by promoting patient satisfaction.
12. Selects, hires, manages and evaluates the performance and effectiveness of employees and facilitates the professional development of all oncology pharmacy staff to ensure clinical practice competence.
13. Establishes annual and long-term quality, service, and financial goals for the Oncology Pharmacy Service Line.
14. Responsible for the fiscal management of the Oncology Pharmacy Service Line.
15. Utilizes key financial and productivity tools to manage and allocate resources.
16. Identifies, and works to rectify, budget variances.
17. Promotes programs which stress cost-effectiveness while maintaining quality.
18. Ensures appropriate orientation and training of staff as well as adherence to legal/regulatory and safety standards/requirements across the system
19. Maintains collaborative working relations with key physician and hospital leaders across WVU Medicine, WVUHS, University Health Associates (UHA) and West Virginia University’s School of Medicine.
20. Participates in the overall management of the Department, in collaboration with other site directors/managers.
21. Assists site managers/directors in developing annual personal/professional improvement plans to include active participation in continuing professional education and other outside growth opportunities.
22. Maintains personal development program to improve professional and business skills necessary for high level performance within the position. Attends meetings and seminars to maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in the field and applies information obtained within the System as appropriate.
23. Demonstrates strategic thinking and effectiveness by identifying future needs and problem areas, developing workable solutions, and following through to action. Works collaboratively with System staff and senior management teams of WVUHS entities
24. Participates in the teaching programs of the department and provides didactic instruction in the School of Pharmacy.
25. Responsible for leading and completion of special projects as assigned. Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to walk and stand for long periods of time.
2. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and must be able to push 50 pounds.
3. Dexterity required to finger, handle, and reach.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Standard pharmacy and office environment.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Strong collaboration, teambuilding, and consensus building skills required.
2. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to provide constructive feedback to team members to support continuous improvement.
3. High-level problem identification/mitigation/resolution skills.
4. Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint). Working knowledge of accounting information systems. Ability to adapt and quickly learn other computer applications as required.
5. Ability to work with and maintain confidential information.