Under the direct guidance of the Senior Director of Pharmacy, the Assistant Director Quality/Compliance leads the System Pharmacy's quality improvement program, regulatory compliance and staff development. The person in this position also serves as the Medication Safety Officer for the System pharmacies and as such is responsible for coordination the adverse drug reaction reporting program and collaborating with the hospital's Patient Safety Officer.The person in this role will also develop priorities for process improvement projects related to the medication error reporting program.
This position requires collaboration with health care providers with medication-related responsibilities at each of the System facilities, in order to measure and improve the safety of the System's medication systems.
Must be licensed as a Pharmacist in the State of Illinois.
Minimum five (5) years of full-time work experience as a pharmacist within a hospital or retail pharmacy environment is required.
Must have at least five (5) years of full-time work experience as a manager or supervisor is required.
Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations relating to relevant pharmacy practices
Knowledge of CMS requirements is required.
Extensive knowledge of Joint Commission Medication Management Standards is required.
Experience with self-audits and regulatory inspections is required.
Experience with writing and approving standard operating principles is required.
Experience with Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.
Experience in dealing with labor unions as a staff pharmacist or supervisor.
Experience with developing new programs and staff training.
Experience with Joint Commission survey.
Experience with 340B Program.
Certification in Patient Safety or Health Care Quality
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
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