Critical Care Pharmacy Supervisor - UCHealth - Aurora, CO


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Career Opportunity for a Critical Care Pharmacy Supervisor in Aurora, Colorado
Come and join the Game Changing Pharmacy Team at UCHealth!
Pharmacist - ICU - Anschutz campus, Aurora, CO – Leadership role
Job Duties:
The Critical Care Pharmacy Supervisor will be responsible for the following activities::
  • Supervise ICU pharmacists:
  • Employee performance review (annually and as needed)
  • Disciplinary action
  • Human resource issues
  • Ensures compliance with policies/procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Assigns, monitors and reviews progress of work
  • Oversee team scheduling
  • Oversees recruitment and retention efforts
  • Identify opportunities for cost effective medication therapy within the ICU setting
  • Coordinate committee and project involvement among the team. Actively participate on committees related to ICU pharmacy practice improvement
  • Establish service expectations and ensure adherence to such expectations
  • Work with team to establish a unit-based strategic plan; create unit-based goals to ensure accountability for working towards achievement of this plan.
  • Identify core metrics; monitor outcome metrics to ensure quality and compliance
  • Coordinate teaching and learner experiences (students, interns, PGY1 and PGY2 residents)
  • Development of educational and competency assessments to assist in staff development
  • Recognition of expertise in critical care leadership, scholarship, teaching, and/or clinical practice at a local and national level.
  • Oversee the team's professional development related to scholarship, research, and education. Identifies opportunities for independent scholarly learning.
  • Attend meetings (internal and external) as needed for various quality and service-based needs
  • Serve as adjunct faculty with the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Collaborate with pharmacy leadership and act as a representative for the critical care pharmacy team
  • Able to fulfill the requirements of a clinical pharmacists in the ICU setting when working in that role
  • Promote open communication within the team; serve as a role model for constructive communication and consensus-making 
  • Facilitate collaborations between ICU pharmacists and critical care PGY2s and  Fellows to create opportunities for teaching, practice, and research within the ICUs 
  • Serves as a liaison between the ICU medical directors, nursing managers, and pharmacy team. Represents ICU pharmacy on committees as needed.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy from an accredited school of Pharmacy.
  • State licensure as a Pharmacist.
  • 2 years post-graduate experience
  • PGY1, PGY2 (critical care), 2 years ICU experience
  • PGY1, 3 years ICU experience
  • > 5years ICU experience
  • Leadership / Supervisory experience
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
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