Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke North (DMP Eye Center) Durham, North Carolina
The perioperative pharmacy manager is responsible for managing the Operating Room (OR) Pharmacy Satellites operations and personnel which include the Duke North, Duke Medicine Pavilion, and Eye Center operating rooms and the post-anesthesia care units (PACU). The perioperative pharmacy manager will also manage drug distribution for perioperative/procedural areas in which anesthesia staff practice (includes electroconvulsive therapy suite, electrophysiology suite, MRI and radiology suites, and gastrointestinal procedural suites). The manager will serve as a resource and maintain relationships with anesthesia, surgeons, nursing and other ancillary staff in the OR and PACU. The perioperative pharmacy manager must be able to display effective communication techniques, use strategic and critical thinking skills, and utilize effective clinical and operations management skills to triage problems appropriately. The manager must have knowledge and understanding of: automated dispensing cabinets and their functionality, surgical care improvement project (SCIP), electronic health records and the use of computerized physician order entry (CPOE), pain and controlled substance management in the inpatient critical care setting, USP 797, pharmacy inventory management, and an understanding of medication safety concepts.
Duties and Responsibilities
The following activities are components of the position to assist in meeting the major job responsibilities:
Provide leadership and supervision for the responsible practice area(s) and the department of pharmacy, including monitoring staffing needs and assuring appropriate staffing levels are maintained.
Review and monitor patient's medication therapy and orders written by appropriate caregivers for safety and efficacy considering specific patient conditions and health status; advise patient care team of issues with, or possible enhancements to, patient's medication therapy and document such interventions.
Prepare, label and dispense medications for patients in accordance with physicians' prescriptions; ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations pertaining to the dispensing of drugs and narcotics and the maintenance of required records.
Provide drug information and educate caregivers, patients and students regarding medications and their proper use and monitoring.
Oversee and monitor all aspects of the medication process; collect data and present reports and recommendations regarding issues with the medication systems.
Ensure that appropriate medications are available for patients and properly procured, prepared, stored and maintained.
Supervise the process and technical personnel who assist in preparation, maintenance and dispensing of drugs and supplies.
Coordinate and participates in orientation, training and continuing education programs for pharmacy staff.
Develop and conducts target drug programs and drug usage evaluations as needed. Actively serve as a representative on perioperative-related committees. Ensure compliance with controlled substance distribution and control system.
Demonstrate collaboration with inter and intra-departmental work groups. Serve as a mentor and preceptor for prospective students and residents.
Maintain current knowledge and critical thinking skills for managing drug shortages in the inpatient perioperative setting.
Demonstrate an understanding of The Joint Commission regulations and be able to lead the perioperative pharmacy and non-pharmacy teams with maintaining compliance of regulatory and institution-specific medication management policies, guidelines, and procedures.
Maintain the ability to motivate staff and drive practice area advancement in the perioperative setting. Establish and develop perioperative-specific productivity metrics. Implement and monitor quality assurance activities in the pharmacy area.
Solicit and provides performance feedback in order to enhance work culture Recruit and assists in hiring high-performing employees for the division and department.
Conduct and participate in research including, but not limited to, performing as the primary investigator or co-investigator for research programs which will impact on the delivery of quality care or examine the pharmacoeconomic impact of providing care to the patients in the Duke Health System.
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree OR BS Pharmacy Degree
Three years of pharmacy practice experience; Managerial/supervisor experience preferred
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Licensed Pharmacist or eligible to practice pharmacy in North Carolina
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