Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services in Valhalla, New York, has an excellent opportunity for a Pharmacy Supervisor to oversee clinical, operational and regulatory processes within the department of pharmacy services and ensure that these processes ensure safe, cost-effective and efficient medication management.
In this role you will:
Maintain supervision and human resource responsibilities for all pharmacists and technicians that report to pharmacy services and operations.
Coordinate the identification, communication and resolution of problems relating to daily operational activities.
Assist in the development and maintenance of programs and policies for monitoring and enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of pharmacy services.
Communicate the status of projects, staff concerns, and problems to the Director of Pharmacy or designee on a routine basis.
Monitor and report quality indicators, work volume statistics, and project statuses in the pharmacy department.
Assist the Director of Pharmacy or designee in setting priorities for and tracking progress on quality, safety, and regulatory compliance. Maintains expert working knowledge of The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), Department of Public Health (DPH), American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), and Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) medication-related and pharmacy practice standards and metrics, and relates them to current departmental and organizational policies and procedures in pharmacy practice.
Advise the Director of Pharmacy on designing new processes in a way that minimizes safety risk and process inefficiency. Utilize process improvement tools and LEAN principles in designing and implementing new processes or process changes.
Foster open inter- and intradepartmental communication between staff and managers. Participates in departmental, organizational and health system committees related to medication management as directed
In addition to state of New York Pharmacy licensure (or eligibility), ideal candidates will have 3 – 5 years of experience as a Pharmacist in a hospital setting and experience with sterile compounding, automated dispensing cabinets and pharmacy clinical systems and prescriber order entry systems.
Management experience, 8 – 10 years’ health system experience, 3 – 5 years’ management experience, and PGY-1 or PGY-2 preferred. An advanced degree (M.S. or Pharm.D.) and/or completion of a residency in hospital pharmacy from a program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists is strongly preferred.
A great place to live and work.
Westchester Medical Center is a member of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York’s Hudson Valley is an 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, NY, that provides local residents with acute-care services – Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures and more – found nowhere else in the region.
The Hudson Valley, just north of New York City, is a dynamic destination. Quality of life is enhanced by the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains’ beauty, elite colleges, select public and private schools, and numerous outdoor/recreation options. Add in fine dining, a strong economy and intrinsic civic pride, and the result is an in-demand locale for those committed to community health.
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.We are seeking vibrant, academic focused clinicians who enjoy providing an exceptional level of care while working closely with the residents and fellows of New York Medical College. Throughout WMCHealth, we have a variety of opportunities and locations in which to practice. From Westchester Medical Center which is located 30 minutes north of New York City, to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, Health Alliance’s three hospitals in the Kingston Area to The Charity h...ospitals of Rockland and Orange Counties, our health care system is as diverse as the communities we serve. Westchester Medical Center is the major tertiary hospitals for the vibrant Hudson Valley Region of New York. With WMCHealth, you will enjoy easy access to New York and all major cities in the Northeast.