1+ months

Dir-Medication Safety

Multicare Health System
Tacoma, WA 98402
Description:The Director, Medication Safety is responsible for collaborating with Pharmacy and System leaders to develop strategies and set priorities for improving medication safety. Activities include leading and monitoring medication safety operational activities and development and oversight of performance improvement strategies related to medication safety throughout the Health System. Communications of key activities, outcomes, improvement are also responsibilities of this position.

Work situations are varied requiring a strong pharmaceutical knowledge base, change management, problem solving, decision-making, data analysis, and leadership. Internal contacts include all levels of staff and management. External contacts include physicians, competing organizations, vendors and professional organizations.

-Strong knowledge in medication safety programs and strategies
-Strong knowledge in performance improvement strategies and change management
-Strong pharmacotherapy knowledge and drug therapy age related competency
-Knowledge of the principals of Information Management in order to effectively analyze and make decisions
-Skill in directing the work and activities of subordinates with the ability to effectively delegate
-Skill in providing leadership and in the mentoring of subordinates

-Bachelors degree in related field; Masters preferred
-Eligible for Washington State Pharmacist License
-Successful completion of an Accredited ASHP residency
-8 years of health system pharmacist experience
-Completion of an Accredited ASHP medication safety residency program will be considered in lieu or required professional experience for internal candidates
-5 years of experience in a manager or director capacity


Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2020-01-04

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Multicare Health System
Tacoma, WA 98402

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