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Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner
Metairie, LA
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Clinical Pharmacy Manager
East Jefferson General Hospital
Metairie, Louisiana

As a full time, exempt Clinical Pharmacy Manager with Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) at East Jefferson General Hospital, you are responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and maintaining the pharmacy's clinical program in order to improve patient outcomes and ensure safe, cost effective drug therapy. The position is also responsible for participation in the appropriate hospital committees and for the clinical education and orientation of the professional staff. Recommends innovations in the practice and functions of the pharmacy and works with the Pharmacy Director and Administration. Current clinical services include pharmacokinetic dosing, IV to PO, antimicrobial stewardship & anticoagulation programs, MUEs and Chemotherapy investigational studies. Clinical goals include decentralization of Pharmacists in the Emergency Room and Critical Care units, cost savings through clinical initiatives and strengthening the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program. This position is scheduled to work full time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, from 8am-4:30pm with occasional on call, based upon business needs.

About the facility: East Jefferson General Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and American College of Radiology, has been ranked number one in Louisiana by CareChex, has been awarded the Gold Seal of Excellence for cancer care and stroke care, and has received Healthgrades Five-Star ratings. East Jefferson General Hospital is a state of the art facility with more than 420 beds, and provides services that include: Cardiovascular, Diabetes Management & Wound Center, Geriatric Behavioral Health, Cancer Care, Radiology, Radiation Therapy, Sleep Center, Total Joint Program, and Woman & Newborn Center.

The Pharmacy is centralized, and provides pharmacy services 24/7. Pharmacy utilizes CPOE, bedside bar code scanning and Pyxis 4000. There 43 FTE staff members in the pharmacy.

Benefits: CPS full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401(k) with an employer Match, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts and more.

About CPS: We are Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, the nation's largest pharmacy services provider for 500+ acute-care hospitals, long term acute-care, behavioral health systems, and specialty hospitals throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Since 1971 we have delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. And we're growing at a breathtaking rate. You will discover, along with almost 2,000 other employees; that CPS is a company you'll be proud to grow with.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Qualifications:
- PharmD degree
- Current LA pharmacist license in good standing or ability to obtain one
- Successful completion of a Pharmacy Practice Residency program
- 2 year's recent experience as a clinical pharmacist in an inpatient hospital setting
- Minimum 1 year Pharmacy Supervisory experience

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