Through the leadership of the BH Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Programs, this Baystate Health Pharmacy position is primarily responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the Ambulatory Anticoagulation Program and Services for Baystate Health. This position will ensure the anticoagulation clinics and services at each community hospital and primary care practices migrate to one care standard across the health system. This work will be achieved through the leadership of pharmacists and staff working in the Baystate Health Anticoagulation Clinics, including the development of a training and education program and policies and procedures to support safe and standardized care across the practice sites.
The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator for Anticoagulation will be expected to practice in the clinic sites across the system and will be expected to serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents. The incumbent will also ensure the practice in the anticoagulation clinics meets regulatory compliance set forth by the Board of Pharmacy, Department of Public Health, the Joint Commission and other governing bodies as applicable. The coordinator will also lead quality assurance and improvement activities as needed.
The incumbent will perform other pharmacist, leadership and administrative duties as assigned; this includes on-call, pharmacy staffing (when necessary), and special projects. Conducts staff meetings, attends appropriate hospital committees and is able to react to (and embrace) change. Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations.
To qualify for an interview, the candidate must meet the following bulleted criteria:
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) PLUS three years of anticoagulation practice (ambulatory practice preferred)
Certified Anticoagulation Care Provider (CACP) - preferred
All candidates must demonstrate successful project management and leadership.
Registered Pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts or eligible; PharmD; Good written, verbal communication and presentation skills; Ability to critically evaluate patient therapy and drug literature; Ability to establish collaborative relations with medical staff and other health care professionals; Teaching experience preferred; Board Certification with the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties preferred
About Baystate Medical Center
ABOUT BAYSTATE MEDICAL CENTER
Baystate Medical Center (BMC) is a 716-bed independent academic medical center and a training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate. BMC is also our community's major referral hospital, providing the highest level of care for conditions such as cancer, acute and chronic cardiovascular illness, nervous system illness, digestive illness, and other diseases that affect the major organ systems of the body. At Baystate Children's Hospital, located on our main Springfield campus and represented in outpatient locations throughout our community, we care for acute and chronic childhood illness, too.
Over 1,100 medical staff physicians
4,043 babies born each year in the Wesson Women and Infants' Unit
10 residency training programs
99 clinical trials underway
536 volunteers gave 47,770 hours of their time
Region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and pediatric trauma center
218,931 prescriptions filled at our pharmacy