WellStar Health Systems Medication Safety Officer - Pharmacist in marietta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

Serves as resource for regulatory requirements related to medication use for their area of responsibility.Stays abreast of medication safety activities and researches and advises on best practice solutions. Works in partnership with designated system locations to identify and address their support needs as they relate to medication safety. Provides a leadership role in instituting models that promote medication safety in all aspects of the medication management process. Assists in the execution of the vision and strategic plan of the system medication safety and quality programs.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education :

 Doctor of Pharmacy degree, Postgraduate residency preferred

 Current pharmacy license in good standing with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy, or license eligible

Required Minimum Experience :

 Minimum of 1 year hospital medication safety experience or completion of a PGY2 residency in medication use safety

 Knowledge of regulatory standards: Joint Commission, CMS, Georgia Board of Pharmacy

 Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

 Familiarity with Epic preferred

 Experience in an integrated health system preferred

Required Minimum Skills :

 Strong written and oral communication skills

 Strong presentation skills

 Ability to work independently and manage deadlines

 Excellent organization and negotiation skills

 Ability to build consensus among groups of diverse individuals with competing priorities

 Ability to travel between sites, occasional out of town travel for seminars, etc.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Safety and Quality Services

Facility WellStar Shared Services

Category Professional

City Marietta

Shift Days

State Georgia