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Qual and Med Safety Pharm Spec

Company: Palomar Health
Location: Escondido
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, the Quality and Medical Safety Pharmacy Specialist, manages and implements Palomar Health healthcare system medication safety initiatives. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Collect, analyze, and develop quality improvement action plans for the medication/IV error and adverse drug reaction reporting programs. Coordinates and reports the pharmacy department's quality assurance activities and improvement plans. Oversee the Palomar Health Medication Error Reduction Plan. Actively participates on the Patient Safety Committee and assemble the agendas for the Medication Management Committee. Reports quality and safety issues to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Quality Management Committee, the Board Quality Review Committee, or the Medical Executive Committees. . Participate on Root Cause Analysis and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) teams when appropriate. Collaborate with Risk Management to develop safety reports to appropriate governing bodies. Develops safe medication policy and reviews medication-related procedures from other departments as appropriate. Spearhead regulatory standards compliance efforts for Pharmacy. Serve as a resource on medication safety and education. Writes and publishes articles for Palomar Health publications, such as the pharmacy and nursing newsletters. The position is exempted from any responsibility involving California Pharmacy laws unless there is clear overlap with Joint Commission, California Department of Public Health, or the Code of Federal Regulations.

Ability to speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.Job RequirementsMinimum Education: As required by certification and/or licensure

Preferred Education: Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm D)

Minimum Experience: 3 years

Preferred Experience: 5 years

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Keywords: Palomar Health, Escondido , Qual and Med Safety Pharm Spec, Other , Escondido, California

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