Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
The Pharmacy Department is open 24 hours a day and is staffed with approximately 130 employees, including pharmacists, technicians, a medication safety coordinator, inventory control specialists, and an administrative coordinator. The entire pharmacy team works together to assure patients receive the highest quality pharmaceutical care possible. From our central pharmacy and 6 satellite pharmacy locations, we dispense 15,000 doses of medication daily. Through Cerner Millennium CPOE and Pharmacy management system, the Pharmacy processes more than 10,000 orders per day. Pyxis dispensing cabinets help distributes 90% of the medications for administration. The Pharmacy department manages a $55 million-dollar drug budget. Lexicomp serves as the system drug information
Days; 5/8s, every 4th weekend
Primary responsibility is to facilitate the development, implementation, and continuous quality improvement of coordinated clinical pharmacy services across the Florida Hospital system. Provides guidance for the integration of clinical pharmacy services, drug utilization programs, and pharmacy operations throughout the institution. Ensures medication use is aligned with evidence-based best practices and regulatory standards. Directs the activities of pharmacists who work within assigned area. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Leadership qualities essential to operate effectively within the institution, develop and conduct training programs, and advance the practice of pharmacy
Proficiency in hospital pharmacy practice, patient-centered care, advanced pharmacy practice, medication therapy management, and evidence-based medicine
Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problem-solving, and customer service skills
Ability to interact constructively with supervisors, peers, and support personnel
Ability to define operational or program problems/needs and solutions
Ability to teach, precept, and facilitate experiential training
Ability to integrate clinical pharmacy services with quality improvement, teaching, research, and professional development activities
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes as necessary
Working knowledge of Cerner pharmacy solutions and services (Preferred)
Working analytical and data management skills (Preferred)
Working knowledge of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists National Practice Standards (Preferred)
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Three or more years of current hospital pharmacy practice experience
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Specialty Residency (Preferred)
Pharmacy leadership with supervisory experience (Preferred)
Practice experience in a large hospital (greater than 500 bed institution) and integrated healthcare system (three or more hospitals in system) (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current, valid State of Florida Pharmacist license
Board certification from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties(Preferred)
Eligible for registration as a pharmacist preceptor with the Florida Board of Pharmacy and the various schools of pharmacy located within the State of Florida (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Designs and implements new pharmacy programs, quality improvement changes, and medication stewardship programs to advance the organization's medication-use systems and promote optimal patient outcomes.
Develops quality assurance programs, including but not limited to drug utilization reviews; clinical intervention documentation audits; and clinical outcome assessments, to maintain optimal clinical pharmacy services and identify opportunities for growth.
Coordinates education and training programs designed to more fully develop the clinical skills of the pharmacy department staff and ensure the competency of the pharmacists involved in clinical pharmacy services.
Facilitates the development and implementation of treatment guidelines, protocols, formulary changes, and critical pathways as approved by appropriate committees.
Establishes productive, collaborative relationships with medical center staff members, other hospital departments and strategic business unit leaders to promote cooperation and efficiency in providing patient's pharmacy care needs.
Provides departmental and institutional leadership for medical staff committees/meetings, hospital groups/task forces, and approved external programs/organizations.
Assists with preparation of an annual budget and manages assigned budgets and financial resources including stewardship, cost control, and restriction/surveillance programs.
Monitors pharmacy practice performance, patient care services, cost containment activities, and budgetary performance via objective parameters.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.