Director of Quality Assurance & Inventory Manageme
Job Opportunity at RPh Professional Search

Posted on Aug 11

http://www.rphsearch.com    1-920-358-0861

Location: Tewksbury, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4137642

Actively participate in identifying, implementing, developing, facilitating and coordinating performance improvement, quality control, medication safety activities and programs to ensure that optimum pharmaceutical care and services are provided to patients and customers at all of our partner SOPS facilities.  Position will be supporting over 40 sites. Travel between sites will be roughly 15%.This role will develop, maintain and revise policies and procedures for pharmacy operations to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct.  Additional responsibilities include responding to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures.  The position will also assist in the delivery and development of training and education, tool kits, training materials and strategies to ensure Patient Safety and Compliance programs are current and address patient care needs.  

Position Requirements:
  • Graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy with a BS Pharmacy degree or higher. Master’s degree preferred
  • Currently licensed to practice pharmacy in resident state or eligible to reciprocate
  • Minimum five years of experience as a hospital pharmacist with a minimum of two years focused in patient safety and performance measurement in a medium sized hospital or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years in a leadership role
  • Minimum five years of experience in medication safety, performance improvement management including JCAHO or CMS survey
  • Medication safety data management and performance improvement experience preferred
  • Training in advanced performance improvement methodologies preferred
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of products, with advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure operating and quality standards are implemented which promote safe, cost-effective use of medications for patients treated in SOPS managed facilities
  • Ensure SOPS managed facilities comply with current accreditation and regulatory standards and can pass review by an outside surveyor
  • Facilitate implementation of Patient Safety and Pharmacy Compliance at SOPS managed facilities
  • Perform regularly scheduled assessments of all SOPS pharmacies to assess implementation status of Patient Safety and Pharmacy Compliance programs
  • Provide regular communication to key medical staff members and clinical administration team members regarding key initiatives for area of responsibility
  • Maintain systems to measure improvements in quality, cost or patient care
  • Provide status updates to SOPS senior management
  • Participate and present at SOPS business reviews as needed
  • Develop and administer training and education programs for area of responsibility
  • Work with the Director of Patient Safety and Pharmacy Compliance and Pharmacy leadership to establish development goals for field based pharmacy personnel
  • Mentor and assist in training of pharmacy personnel
  • Participates in self-development activities related to current job function or future career growth
  • Participate in initiatives to achieve strategic objectives
  • Ensure customer expectations are met
  • Positions as an industry expert in Clinical Programs & Initiatives
  • Promotes the brand through publishing, presenting, and participation in industry associations to improve brand awareness
  • Follow and promote the Team Covenant to inspire a working environment that attracts and retains talented, committed and engaged employees
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