At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.
CLINICAL PHARMACY COORDINATOR
The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator reports to the Pharmacy Director and serves as both a supervisor and a clinical pharmacy specialist. The incumbent will also serve in the absence of the Pharmacy Director and assist the Director in planning, coordinating and implementing pharmacy programs, projects and services. This class can be distinguished from subordinate pharmacist classes by its supervisory duties and the responsibility for performing the more complex, consultative pharmacy work while serving as a training resource for other pharmacy staff.
Minimum qualifications include a current and valid Registered Pharmacist license issued by the State of California Board of Pharmacy and 3 years as a licensed Pharmacist in an acute care hospital setting. Graduation from an accredited residency or comparable program in a hospital or specialized pharmacy setting may substitute for one year of the above required experience.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE will have thorough knowledge of the following:
Principles and practices of employee supervision, including selection, training, motivation, evaluation and discipline
Current principles, methods, and practices related to clinical pharmacy, modern pharmacology and toxicology
Methods and techniques used in pharmacokinetic monitoring of drug therapy
Current and new principles and practices of pharmacy administration, including procurement, quality control, quality improvement, formulary development/maintenance, benefits management and budgeting
Current laws and standards regarding the use of narcotics, poisons and drugs, including those relevant to the operation of both an acute care hospital pharmacy and an ambulatory care pharmacy
Standards and methods for compounding/dispensing a wide range of pharmaceutical prescriptions/preparations, I.V. additive mixtures, and unit/dose medication distribution systems
The drugs, chemicals and pharmaceutical supplies typically required for an acute-care hospital pharmacy as well as an ambulatory care pharmacy
Pharmacy technology and components
The pharmaceutical services standards of The Joint Commission (TJC) and CA Department of Health
PRIORITY SCREENING DATE: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:59pm for a guaranteed review. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled.
Natividad fosters a culture of service excellence and seeks candidates who have demonstrated the ability to provide and continually improve the responsiveness of that service. The Human Resource department takes a leadership role in implementing Natividad's customer service program. Customer service relations at Natividad recognizes, respects, and understands the rich diversity of the health care environment.