DUTIES: Position Summary: The Clinical Associate Director works with members of pharmacy administration in the planning, development and implementation of clinical pharmacy services in accordance to practice guidelines, in order to provide optimal patient-centered pharmaceutical care. This position is responsible for continuous development of pharmacists and directorship of residency programs. Principal Responsibilities: - To fulfill the core values and mission of the hospital and pharmacy. - Supervise, coach, mentor and provide direction to all clinical and staff pharmacists. - Foster a professional, patient-centered and scholarly practice environment for pharmacists. - Maintains a high-level of clinical practice. - Clinical intervention, adverse drug reaction, and medication error documentation and reporting and oversight. - Collaborates with the Director of Pharmacy to align clinical pharmacy initiatives. - Collaborates with the Medical Director or Chief Medical Officer on clinical and patient centered initiatives. - May function as the Residency Program Director and Preceptor. - Development, implementation, maintenance and oversight of protocols and order sets. - Dissemination and execution of Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) information and decisions and clinical formulary management. - Development and oversight of Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) (as applicable). - Establishes clinical functionality and pharmacist expectations for de-centralized services. - Develops and administers the pharmacist professional career ladder. - Oversight of the internal Continuing Education program and community outreach program. - Development of clinical pharmacy competencies, measures of performance and recommendations for improvement. - Scholarly activity to include research and publications and maintain professional competency. - Participates on medication related committees as assigned. - Supervise activities of clinical staff from colleges of pharmacy and students associated with those programs. - Participate in Medication Use Evaluations and oversight of these initiatives by others. - Round on Patient Care areas as required. - Participate in staff evaluations and competency assessments. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: - One (1) to two (2) years practice in a hospital setting. - A Doctorate of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) with a completed general Pharmacy practice residency (PGY1 and PGY2). PREFERRED: - BCPS certification. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 53752
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.