The James J. Peters VAMC is currently recruiting for one (1) Associate Chief of Pharmacy of Clinical Operations.Will be responsible for the supervision, coordination and development of all Clinical Pharmacy Services at all locations of the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Will be responsible for overseeing clinical operations of the pharmacy and participating in assessing, designing,teaching evaluating, and coordinating the training and educational programs for Clinical Pharmacy personnel . The incumbent is responsible for overseeing all clinical operations of the pharmacy service and participating in assessing, designing, teaching evaluating, and coordinating the training and educational programs involving Clinical Pharmacy personnel; acts as a resource in training techniques and methodologies to ensure successful training and evaluation of the program. The incumbent is the Residency Program Director for the PGY-1 Pharmacy and coordinator of the PGY-2 Infectious Disease Program, PGY-2 Geriatrics Residency Program and for the GRECC Palliative Care Pharmacy Fellowship. The incumbent is responsible for the following duties but not limited to: coordinating multiple clinical programs in pharmacy service in a medical facility. Serves as the Acting Service Chief in the absence of the Service Chief. Develops and maintains a system of internal reviews that ensure service programs operate at a satisfactory level of performance and in compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies. Responsible for pharmacy utilization of resources and budget. Makes selections, assigns personnel, and serves as a mentor to help employees develop their full potential. Develops and maintains effective clinical pharmacy programs from a cost and patient outcome perspective. Develops and manages effective pharmaceutical programs which focus on patient outcomes. In concert with the Chief of Pharmacy, plans and coordinates clinical expansion of the department to provide optimal pharmaceutical services. Manages a wide variety of pharmaceutical services that provide for direct patient care and include professional, administrative, technical and clerical services. Delegates authority to several supervisory and program levels to meet the goals of the service and staff. Ensures orientation and training programs are established to ensure staff development. Provides orientation, guidance, direction, training and supervision to pharmacy personnel in the areas of their responsibility. Responsible for budget management, determining resource needs, allocating resources, ensuring proper utilization in productivity, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of the operation. Formulates objectives and priorities and implements plans consistent with the long term interest of the organization, capitalizing on opportunities and managing risks. May be called upon to serve on behalf of the Chief of Pharmacy in the absence of the Chief of Pharmacy Service. Is able to perform all functions required to keep the department operating. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30am-4pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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