Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Surgical Critical Care
Mount Sinai Health System
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Specialty Practice Areas:
The Surgical ICU Clinical Pharmacy Manager is a dynamic and highly skilled professional responsible for leading and optimizing pharmacotherapy in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) at The Mount Sinai Hospital. In addition to providing advanced clinical pharmacy services, this role involves supervising and mentoring PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents to ensure the highest standards of patient care and clinical excellence.
Clinical Pharmacy Services:
Conduct comprehensive medication reviews and assessments for patients in the SICU.
Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to develop and implement evidence-based pharmaceutical care plans.
Provide drug information to healthcare professionals.
Participate in daily rounds with the SICU team to assess patients' medication therapy and make necessary recommendations.
Manage critical and complex medication situations, including pharmacokinetic dosing and titration of high-risk medications.
Oversee the pharmaceutical care services within the SICU, ensuring the safe and effective use of medications.
Develop and maintain pharmacy policies, procedures, and protocols.
Monitor drug utilization patterns and implement strategies for cost-effective medication management.
Collaborate with the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to review and recommend formulary additions and deletions.
Supervision and Mentorship:
Provide leadership and guidance to pharmacy residents, ensuring their professional growth and development.
Offer preceptorship to pharmacy residents during their SICU rotations.
Participate in the longitudinal education of residents, especially critical care pharmacy residents.
Foster a culture of continuous learning and evidence-based practice within the pharmacy team.
Quality Improvement and Research:
Participate in quality improvement initiatives related to medication use and patient outcomes.
Collaborate with healthcare providers on research projects and studies within the critical care setting.
Stay current with the latest advancements in critical care pharmacotherapy and disseminate knowledge to the team.
Education and Training:
Conduct educational sessions for healthcare providers, pharmacy staff, and pharmacy residents.
Stay informed about developments in pharmacy practice and critical care through participation in professional organizations and continuing education activities.
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an accredited pharmacy program.
Residency training in Critical Care Pharmacy (PGY2) or equivalent experience strongly preferred.
Ability to obtain or currently active and unrestricted pharmacy licensure in New York State.
Board certification in Critical Care Pharmacy (BCCCP) preferred.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
Experience with pharmacy resident education and preceptorship.
Proficiency in using pharmacy information systems and clinical software.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to our local and global communities.Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and eight hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is internationally acclaimed for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. The Mount Sinai Health System was created from the combination of the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, which both agreed unanimously to combine the two entities in July 2013.The Health System is designed to increase efficiencies and economies of scale; improve quality and outcomes; and expand access to advanced primary, specialty, and ambulatory care services throughout a wide clinical network. The Health System includes more than 7,200 physicians, including general practitioners and specialists, and 13 free-standing joint-venture centers. Mount Sinai also features a robust and continually expanding network of multispecialty services, including more than 400 ambulatory practice locations throughout the five boroughs of New Yo...rk City, Westchester, and Long Island. With an extraordinary array of resources for the provision of compassionate, state-of-the-art care, the Mount Sinai Health System is poised to identify and respond to the health-related needs of the diverse populations we serve.