Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, the Clinical Manager is delegated the responsibility, accountability and authority to direct the clinical management of Pharmacy services. In support of a pharmaceutical care model, this position assesses and monitors drug therapy, coordinates patient and staff education, and develops drug and disease state treatment protocols. The Clinical Manager leads pharmacy in designated area of clinical practice and serves as an expert and professional resource to service areas and the Pharmacy department staff. S/he reviews and revises clinical service policies and procedures; is responsible for Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee activities and the Medication Use Evaluation program; monitors drug expense and implements therapeutic strategies to improve medication use and reduce costs. S/he also trains, educates, monitors and evaluates clinical pharmacists and clinical pharmacist specialists. The Clinical Manager also serves as the PGY1 residency program director in the health care system supported by the pharmacy department. S/he assists in the development and implementation of the Pharmacy’s operational and strategic plans which are aligned with the strategic plan of the Trivergent Health Alliance and the health care systems it supports.
Licensure: Maryland Pharmacist License or eligible to reciprocate required.
Certifications: Clinical certification or PGY-1 residency, required.
Experience: Minimum 5 years clinical experience required. Previous supervisory or team leader experience preferred.
Skills: Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work with others in a professional, coaching manner. Knowledgeable and proficient in assessing the use and application of new technology, including complex equipment and medication delivery systems. Problem solving and analytical thinking required.
Trivergent Health Alliance MSO is a management services organization formed to provide regional healthcare services to Frederick Memorial Hospital, Meritus Health, and Western Maryland Health System. The purpose of Trivergent Health Alliance MSO is to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of care by focusing efforts in the following areas: human resources, information technology, laboratory services, materials management, pharmacy services, and revenue cycle.