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Clinical Pharmacy Manager- Atrium Health Antimicrobial Support Network

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 46102
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343812-Antimicrobial Support Network
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations

Overview

Job Summary

The candidate will be responsible for leadership and management of the Antimicrobial Support Network (ASN) Pharmacy Service line in conjunction with the ASN Medical Director in the Charlotte region. The mission of the Atrium Health ASN is to provide the best possible clinical outcomes for the treatment and prevention of infection, while minimizing adverse events and antimicrobial resistance. The ASN serves in an advisory capacity to the medical and pharmacy staff of Atrium Health to assist in the optimal selection, dosage, and duration of antimicrobial therapy. The Antimicrobial Support Network service line has 16 full-time equivalent positions and responsible for providing antimicrobial stewardship services to 16 acute care facilities and outpatient stewardship within the Charlotte region.



Essential Functions

  • Coordinates pharmacy services for Antimicrobial Support Network and serves as a resource for the Atrium Health Division of Pharmacy.
  • Makes decisions regarding employment, promotion, discipline, and terminating of pharmacy teammates in collaboration with Pharmacy Leadership.
  • Evaluates pharmacy teammate job performances on an annual basis.
  • Oversees ASN pharmacy teams staffing and scheduling to ensure safe patient care.
  • Ensures antimicrobial support network pharmacy services are consistent with best practices and regulatory requirements; participates in accreditation surveys related to antimicrobial stewardship.
  • Maintains interdisciplinary relationships in relevant areas to support safe and effective medication use.
  • Serves as an active member of the Division of Pharmacy leadership team to ensure effective cross-collaboration between inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services and other clinical areas as assigned.
  • Coordinates and integrates interdepartmental and intradepartmental services and participates in various committees.
  • Ensures that policies and procedures promoting safe and effective use of medications are followed.
  • Assists in the planning of new and/or revised pharmacy services based on new innovations, technology and/or regulatory changes.
  • Assesses and improves the performance of the pharmacy services provided. Provides an ongoing assessment of care and services provided through organizational processes.
  • Coordinates the implementation plan and supports decisions made by the Infectious Disease Coordinating Committee and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
  • Initiates the proper training of pharmacy teammates in area of responsibilities
  • Supports pharmacy resident and experiential education programs, including precepting and program management when applicable.
Physical Requirements

 

Requires considerable walking and standing, pushing medication cart of 50 pounds maximum and lifting materials of 20 pounds maximum. Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment to minimize exposure to hazardous agents. Takes necessary precautions to avoid inadvertent needle stick, minor cuts or bruises. Must be able to perform manipulative skills such as writing, typing, and data entry into the computer. Needs good manual finger dexterity. Must be able to hear normal sounds with moderate background noise as in answering telephone. Must be able to read small type such as that on unit-dose medication packages. Must be able to speak and be understood by others to communicate effectively. Must speak good English and possess sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or a PharmD from an accredited school of pharmacy required. Licensed in the state of North Carolina or eligible for reciprocity required. Two years of work related experience in pharmacy required. Prefer completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 residency or equivalent experience; 5 years of previous infectious disease pharmacy or antimicrobial stewardship with Board certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS) or infectious disease (BCIDP) preferred.