Medication Safety Officer

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University of Maryland Medical System
Published
April 27, 2021
Location
Cheverly, Maryland
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Medication Safety Officer

Job ID: 88049

Area of Interest: Professionals

Location: Cheverly,MD US

Hours of Work: M-F 8am-4:30pm

Job Facility: University of Maryland Capital Region

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

Under the director of the Director of Pharmacy and within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures, the Medication Safety Officer is responsible for managing the various UMCAP Medication Use Safety and Improvement Plans and oversees Diversion Management activities and specifically includes patient and medication safety, staff development/training and medication use improvement.

Develops and manages the UM Capital Medication Use Safety Improvement Plan.
2. Participates in strategic and tactical planning and analysis of organization-wide patient safety and controlled substance diversion management activities.
3. Identifies and facilitates medication safety improvement projects.
4. Serves as an internal consultant on medication safety and other safety improvement projects.
5. Manages data reporting and information related to medication safety and controlled substance diversion. Reviews and trends reported medication occurrences to identify and resolve potential system vulnerabilities.
6. Contributes to a culture of safety. Models optimal behavior and encourages others to participate in safety initiatives.
7. Manages the UM Capital’s System Controlled Substance Management Plan. Ensures ongoing measurement and improvement of operations.
8. Manages the UM Capital’s Pharmacy Safe Medication Use Improvement Plan. Ensures ongoing measurement and improvement of medication use.
9. Manages the training and continuing education processes pertaining to medication safety and diversion
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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
management activities for the Pharmacy and hospital staff.
10. Presents to professional and lay audiences;
11. Publishes results of UM Capital Pharmacy’s professional activities
12. Works effectively and proactively with other pharmacy leaders and staff to ensure that departmental goals and objectives are achieved. Performs the role of staff pharmacist as needed.
13. Ensures compliance with all applicable regulations, laws, and standards of practice.
14. Identifies the unique needs, implements interventions and uses communication methods appropriate for each age-specific category to include: Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult (18-59) and Geriatric (60 +).
15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

What You Need to Be Successful:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Required: Current Maryland license in good standing as a Pharmacist.
Preferred:
Other:
Life Support Certification:
Basic Life Support – Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Education/Knowledge
Attained Level: Professional
Preferred: Pharm. D. degree preferrred.
Completed Course Work/Program: B.S. degree in Pharmacy
Specialized training in quality and patient / medication safety curricula is required.
Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency is preferred.
Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy is preferred.
Applicable Experience
Experience (years): Required: 5-7 years Preferred: 7+ years
Experience (describe required & preferred): Five (5) years’

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

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