Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine.The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.UW Medical Center Pharmacy Services has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME LEAD PHARMACIST, ANTICOAGULATION SERVICES (Day Shifts). The Lead Pharmacist, Anticoagulation Services (Pharmacist 4), directs, develops, implements, and evaluates UW Medicine Anticoagulation Services, including ambulatory Anticoagulation Clinics at UWMC, Harborview, and SCCA, as well as all protocols and guidelines related to thrombosis and anticoagulation across UW Medicine. The Lead Pharmacist directs pharmacists and other staff in the safe operations of the UW Medicine Anticoagulation Clinics; directs the training and education of anticoagulation clinic staff; and develops and implements policies and procedures for specific program areas.Responsibilities:Clinical Practice:Direct and participate in daily operations of UWMC Anticoagulation Clinic.Provide on-site clinical leadership for UWMC Anticoagulation Clinic patient care activities.Direct and manage transitions of care for patients enrolled in UWMC Anticoagulation Clinic.Direct, schedule, and participate in on-call activities for UWMC Anticoagulation Clinic.Maintain, update, and ensure compliance with Standards of Practice for Anticoagulation Services. Service Management:Direct the Anticoagulation Services program for the Department of Pharmacy.Direct the work of Anticoagulation Clinic staff.Maintain and update collaborative drug therapy agreements for Anticoagulation Clinics.Develop, maintain, and update Policies and Procedures for Anticoagulation Clinic activities.Assess Anticoagulation Service performance to maintain Center of Excellence designation with the Anticoagulation Forum.Participate in development, implementation, and evaluation of enterprise-wide guidelines related to anticoagulation and the prevention and treatment of thrombosis.In conjunction with UW Medicine Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Committee, maintain content of the UW Medicine Anticoagulation Services website.Prepare and present monthly reports of all Anticoagulation Clinic activities to corresponding Pharmacy Directors.Provide clinical review and quality assurance activities for Anticoagulation Clinic outcomes.Lead and manage technology requirement for Anticoagulation Clinics.Manage equipment and maintenance concerns for UWMC Anticoagulation Clinic.Manage billing practices for Anticoagulation Clinics.Ensure Anticoagulation Clinic compliance with regulatory agencies.Coordinate with Laboratory Services on relevant aspects of coagulation testing.In conjunction with the Pharmacy Director, collaborate with Patient Relations, Risk Management, and Compliance to address anticoagulation- and clinic-related concerns.Maintain effective communications with the administrative staff of the Department of Pharmacy and other departments in the medical center. Represent Anticoagulation Services on the UWMC Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Safety Committee (UWMC TASC), the UW Medicine TASC, and other hospital committees and multidisciplinary teams, as needed. Training, Education, and Research:Provide oversight for onboarding and training of new clinic staff.Ensure clinic staff competency through periodic assessment and training.Provide regular clinical and operational updates for clinic staff.Participate in general pharmacy staff development and training related with thrombosis and anticoagulation.Develop training and educational materials for clinic, pharmacy, multidisciplinary staff, and patients.Provide periodic in-services to physicians, nurses, and pharmacy staff.Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and students.In conjunction with UW School of Pharmacy guidelines, develop and update rotation curriculum for IPPE and APPE student programs for the assigned area.Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents, and students. Other duties:Perform the duties of a Pharmacist 3.Promote the image of service and goodwill to patients, the public, and medical center staff.Participate in professional pharmacy organizations.Model UW Medicine Professional image policy.Role model and mentor staff on AIDET and use key words at key times.Role model and mentor staff on UW Medicine Service Culture Guidelines.
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