The Regulatory and Compliance Quality Program Manager Pharmacist position is located at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. They work closely with all areas of Pharmacy to help ensure compliance to rules and laws creating a high quality product is delivered from the Pharmacy Department. Duties of the position include but are not limited to: Managing and coordinating competencies for pharmacists and technicians involved in sterile compounding and/or hazardous drugs. Providing oversight and supervision of activities for compliance requirements. Providing oversight and supervision of other applicable laws, regulations, and standards. Assuring environmental control of all compounding areas. Overseeing compliance with equipment re-certifications and corrective action when issues are identified. Ensuring continuous evaluation and readiness of the pharmacy department for Joint Commission and other accreditation bodies. Coordinating internal audits for applicable standards. Communicating and educating pharmacy department on pertinent regulatory and compliance updates. Chairing Medication Process and Safety Subcommittee. Representing pharmacy on the Medication Error Subcommittee. Reviewing reports and collaborating with pharmacy management to develop corrective action plans as appropriate. Providing professional and administrative supervision in the area of assigned pharmacy operations, while under the administrative supervision of the Associate Chief of Operations, Pharmacy Service. Interpreting applicable laws, regulations, and standards and develops and implements policies and procedures regarding assigned areas in order to assure facility compliance, competency of personnel, and appropriate environmental control of the assigned areas. Reviewing and revising current guidelines and processes in order to meet changing Healthcare System and Pharmacy Service programs. Investigating and solving problems pertaining to compounded products and/or hazardous drugs and making recommendations where applicable within guidelines and recommendations. Managing assigned drug distribution-associated recordkeeping. Managing quality assurance issues pertaining to policies and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, devising, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and revising procedures as needed to assure adherence to accepted standards of practice, laws, regulations, and standards. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Telework: Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Pharmacist (Quality and Compliance Manager)/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.