Medication Safety Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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Sierra Staffing Published: May 18, 2017


Our client, a major health system located within close proximity to Chicago is looking for a Medication Safety Manager. This individual will function as a medication safety and regulatory expert for the entire health system.  Reviews, coordinates, administers and implements medication safety initiatives.   Acts as a liaison representing the Department of Pharmacy to review and improve medication processes.   Monitors adverse drug event trends and coordinates actions to improve.  Serves as a resource to system Pharmacy directors and managers.

  • Manages Medical Center data collection, analysis, and timely review of medication safety related events and practices, including reports of ADRs and medication errors.
  • Participates in root-cause analysis of significant medication errors. Examines systems failures and human factors contributing to medication errors
  • Leads Health System Safe-Med Committee and serves as member of committees or teams related to performance improvement and medication management (examples:  P&T Committee and Formulary Committee)
  • Participate in development and review of medication safety and clinical decision support for the electronic health record.
  • Provides direct feedback to medical center staff about medication problems and actions to improve medication safety.

Qualified candidates will have a Pharm D, and Master’s degree (or equivalent education/experience along with three years health system pharmacy experience.

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