at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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Our amazing Pharmacy Team dispenses approximately 8,000,000 individualized patient doses per year, as well as 170,000 retail/mail order prescriptions. We provide medications that are safe and efficacious.
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As the Quality and Compliance Coordinator you will be responsible for tracking, monitoring, reviewing, interpreting, and communicating existing, proposed, and newly enacted federal and state rules and regulations, Joint Commission (JC) accreditation standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Conditions of Participation, URAC accreditation standards, and ACHC accreditation standards relative to the practice of specialty pharmacy. This position will also maintain proficiency in patient care through occasional cross-coverage of clinical pharmacists.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as a liaison to pharmacy caregivers and provide broad oversight for various pharmacy accreditation standards, rules, and regulations
Identify and initiate improvements to ensure compliance with evolving specialty pharmacy accreditation standards, rules, and regulations
Identify and implement initiatives to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of the program
Develop and update policies, protocols, and standard operating procedures whenever additions and changes to best practices, standards, rules, and regulations warrant. Provide timely and accurate communication as appropriate, regarding interpretation of additions, changes, and timelines for compliance.
Conduct audits of specialty pharmacy program documentation and patient records to ensure compliance with accreditation standards
Perform root cause analysis, failure mode effect analysis, and proactive risk assessments to identify and implement performance or quality improvement initiatives.
Collaborate as needed with other health system departments, such as pharmacy informatics, IT, Billing, Compliance, Legal, Risk, etc.
Represent the Specialty Pharmacy Program on interdisciplinary and departmental committees as assigned
Provide individualized patient education and assessment regarding specialty drug therapy as requested or identified by patient need
Address medication-related questions or concerns in-between provider visits as needed.
Provide documentation of patient visits and follow-ups within the specialty pharmacy documentation system following URAC and ACHC accreditation standards.
Work collaboratively with caregivers of the program to help facilitate seamless prescription processing and appropriately address patient concerns
Monitor drug therapy outcomes for targeted patients within established guidelines
Participate in the management and documentation of adverse drug reactions.
Precept pharmacy residents and students, as assigned
Develop, maintain, and provide education and training materials for pharmacy staff related to pharmacy accreditation standards, rules, and regulations
Evaluate staff's understanding of standards, rules, and regulations to prepare staff for accreditation and ensure a state of continuous readiness
Education and Experience Requirements:
PharmD from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy required
ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency required
At least two years of health system specialty pharmacy experience required
Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) or Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) certification required or must be obtained within twoyears of hire
Experience in compliance and/or quality improvement preferred
Current licensure (or eligible to reciprocate) in the State of Delaware
May require pharmacist licensure in additional states to provide virtual patient care services
Travel to other office locations to meet department needs
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
403 (b) with an employer match
Generous Paid Time Off
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement... For full info follow application link.
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.