Controlled Substances Compliance Officer - RN or Pharmacist
Boston Children's Hospital
June 24, 2018
At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Pharmacy Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Controlled Substances Compliance Officer will be responsible for:
Working under the direction of the Chief Pharmacy Officer with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Legal Compliance Director and serving as a key member of the Controlled Substances Compliance Committee.
Collaborating in the creation and leadership of the Controlled Substances Compliance Program with the goals of:
Maintaining the highest patient care standards
Preventing diversion of controlled substances
Maintaining legal and regulatory complianceProtecting the health and well-being of BCH employees primarily through BCH policy, quality audits, and staff education.
Identifying and conducting drug diversion investigations. Leading complex investigations with the support of interdisciplinary team.
To qualify, you must be either a Pharmacist or a Nurse with:
Pharmacist: Doctorate in Pharmacy Degree
For a Nurse: Doctor of Nursing Practice or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing with Master's in Public Health, Master's Degree in Healthcare Informatics or similar advanced degree.
A current licensure and registration by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy or Nursing.
3 years' experience as a hospital pharmacist or hospital nurse and experience conducting drug diversion investigation
3 years' experience performing healthcare related operational, utilization, quality improvement or other quantitative analytical work
Knowledge of controlled substance surveillance and management systems, knowledge of medication management systems and technologies
Familiarity with the causes, symptoms, recognition and treatment of addiction
Advanced skill with utilize database software/tools including MS Access and Excel
Knowledge of dimensional data modeling concepts used in data warehousing and business analytic applications
Strong communication and leadership skills
Ability to build strong relationships with key partners and stakeholders across the organization
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 2691542
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.