Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Asst Dir-Pharm Medication Sfty.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for overseeing medication safety and quality practices for NYU Medical Center and for growing NYULMC into an institution for excellence in medication-use safety and quality outcomes.
Facilitates process and system changes and standardization to improve medication safety and quality
Develops and directs structured and visible interdisciplinary medication safety campaigns across sites
Jointly oversees NYU Medical Center Medication Safety Committee and Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
Leads an interdisciplinary medication safety team that implements effective risk-reduction strategies aimed at reducing the incidence and impact of errors and adverse effects of medications and improves the quality of medication-use outcomes
Establishes collaborative relationships with other hospitals and quality and safety organizations
Develops and implements institution-wide medication safety strategic plans
Identifies best practices for medication safety. Analyzes current practices that contribute to medication errors and establishes proactive steps for prevention.
Supports and encourages medication error reporting throughout the organization through the facilitation of a recognition program aimed at improving medication safety, periodic newsletters and educational initiatives.
Analyzes data and determines trends for process improvement.
Promotes a Just Culture
Minimum Qualifications: Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and residency PGY-1 are required Specialized training in quality and patient medication safety curricula is required Licensed or eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of NY
Preferred Qualifications: PGY-2, fellowship, or equivalent hospital experience (5 years) BCPS (Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist) is desirable Prior experience with medication safety management preferred Knowledge in Lean Six Sigma
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.