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Inpatient Pharmacy Manager
Based on experience
Staff Pharmacist, Hospital
Vail, CO
Position Description
WHY VAIL HEALTH

While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.

We are home to:
Howard Head Sports Medicine, the official medical provider to the US Ski & Snowboarding Team and USA Climbing.

Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965.

Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
Highly accredited regional cancer care
A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
Elite surgical services
And more

POSITION PURPOSE:
In concert with the Pharmacy Director, the Inpatient Pharmacy Manager is responsible for all activities of the Inpatient Pharmacy Department, including responsibilities for pharmaceutical distribution, staff management, fiscal management, and clinical management. Oversee operations of the pharmacy and ensures that it is following all Colorado state and federal laws, JCAHO standards as well as the mission, vision, and values of VVMC.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develop and implement pharmacy services in collaboration with associated department services.
Develop, implement, and maintain a program that improves the quality of pharmacy services, improves medication use safety, and supports the quality improvement plan of the organization.
Supervise the inpatient pharmacy regarding dispensing, clinical activities, and staff scheduling. Prepare work schedules and monitor workload statistics. Maintain appropriate staffing levels that match workload and promote patient safety.
Supervise medication storage and preparation areas throughout the facility. Establish specifications for the safe and secure storage of medications, chemicals, and biologicals.
Facilitate the implementation and maintenance of safe medication use processes throughout the organization.

POSITION PURPOSE:
In concert with the Pharmacy Director, the Inpatient Pharmacy Manager is responsible for all activities of the Inpatient Pharmacy Department, including responsibilities for pharmaceutical distribution, staff management, fiscal management, and clinical management. Oversee operations of the pharmacy and ensures that it is following all Colorado state and federal laws, JCAHO standards as well as the mission, vision, and values of VVMC.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Develop and implement pharmacy services in collaboration with associated department services.
• Develop, implement, and maintain a program that improves the quality of pharmacy services, improves medication use safety, and supports the quality improvement plan of the organization.
• Supervise the inpatient pharmacy regarding dispensing, clinical activities, and staff scheduling. Prepare work schedules and monitor workload statistics. Maintain appropriate staffing levels that match workload and promote patient safety.
• Supervise medication storage and preparation areas throughout the facility. Establish specifications for the safe and secure storage of medications, chemicals, and biologicals.
• Facilitate the implementation and maintenance of safe medication use processes throughout the organization.
• Ensure adequate control and documentation of controlled substances.
• Provide for the pharmaceutical educational needs of health care professionals, patients, and patients’ families. Support the medical and nursing staff in ensuring optimum medication therapy, including serving as a drug information resource.
• Maintain education and competencies of staff and self. Ensure compliance with all hospital HR policies.
• Oversee required compliance auditing.
• Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience:

8-10 years of health system experience preferred, with 3-5 years required in a management position.

License(s):

State of Colorado Registered Pharmacist license

Certification(s):

BLS for Healthcare Providers

Vail Health Benefits:
Be a part of a nonprofit that serves our friends, families and visitors.
Comprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision).
Five weeks or more of Paid Time Off (PTO) in year one.
5% retirement match.
Childcare reimbursement ($500 for one child, $1,000 for two or more children).
Tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Entry-level positions start at $15 per hour and increase with experience.
End-of-season bonuses for seasonal positions.
Vail Health was named in Becker's "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare".

Meet Vail Health recruiters at the Colorado Hospital Association Health Care Job Fair in Denver, Oct. 9th.
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egij87zv8061e99f&llr=tog6xvgab

Apply online at:
https://vailhealthjobs.org

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Contact Information

Human Resources
Vail Health
Vail, CO 81657
Telephone: n/a
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