Position Summary: As a member of the pharmacy leadership team, this manager is responsible for first dose, batch oral syringe fill, sterile preparation, and on-demand drug distribution and delivery for all Women’s & Children’s inpatient locations as well as Children’s Health Center clinic locations. This manager has varied responsibilities, some of which are denoted below.
Management of all aspects of day-to-day unit dose drug distribution and delivery, emergent-use sterile product preparation, staff scheduling, inventory management, safety monitoring and technology oversight to ensure timely and accurate delivery of medications to our patients.
Management of all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the pediatric pharmacy satellite controlled substances storage cabinet, including inventory management, discrepancy monitoring and resolution, quality assurance activities and audits to maintain regulatory compliance.
Responsible for the supervision of team members which may consist of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, and ensures appropriate training of staff in their job functions.
Works collaboratively with peers and other healthcare professionals to achieve division, departmental and institutional goals.
Coordinates Children’s Inpatient technician and Children’s Health Center Infusion Pharmacy staff meetings, and ensures timely dissemination of information to staff through multiple avenues.
Ensures that division services and practices are in line with established policies and procedures, and assess compliance with regulatory requirements (e.g.-TJC, BOP, DEA, USP), and best practice recommendations (e.g.-ISMP).
Maintains relevant knowledge of regulations regarding sterile medication compounding, including updates to USP and .
Assists with Human Resources relevant matters, including, recruiting, promotion, retention and discipline.
Takes responsibility for personal and professional growth.
Represent and support the pharmacy department’s commitment to excellence through active participation on intra- and interdepartmental committees and teams.
Engages in educational activities such as precepting of students and residents.
Doctor of Pharmacy or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and two years of experience as a pediatric pharmacy manager preferred; completion of pharmacy residency preferred; licensed in North Carolina or eligible for same; certified in Basic Life Support (BLS); certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred.
Internal Number: 77028
About Duke Health
Duke University Hospital, established in 1930, is consistently ranked by US News and World Report as one of America's best hospitals. Located within the Research Triangle, Duke University and the region offer an excellent quality of life, including close proximity to the North Carolina beaches and mountains.
The 979 bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital serves as the flagship of Duke University Health System (DUHS), which includes two community hospitals, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital, as well as affiliations with other hospitals in the region, community based primary care practices, home care, infusion services and hospice care. It offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; an extensive complement of major surgery suites; recognition as one of 40 National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer centers, an Eye Center, the Duke Heart Center and the Children's Health Center.
DUH also functions as a research hospital with a federally funded clinical research unit where medical advances are achieved and applied; and as a teaching hospital for students of medicine, nursing, and the allied health sciences.