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Pharmacy Manager, Transplant and Clinical Services - BC Transplant

Pharmacy Manager, Transplant and Clinical Services

BC Transplant

Vancouver BC

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

 

The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for overseeing the pharmacy and drug related operations.


What you’ll do

  • In collaboration with the BC Transplant Physician Leadership and/or transplant program leadership, Informatics and Quality, develops, implements and reports results for quality improvement, drug utilization reviews, transplant outcomes and pharmacoeconomic impact.
  • Supports the clinical and operational leadership of the Provincial Operations Director to provide a coordinated consistent approach to outpatient post-transplant immunosuppressive drug therapy management based on best available evidence, practices, guidelines and cost effectiveness. In conjunction with physician, pharmacist (hospital and community) and nursing clinical leadership establishes local and provincial networks and collaborative partnerships to ensure the provision of safe, efficacious, cost effective out-patient post-transplant immunosuppression.
  • Support the clinical leadership and operational leadership of the Provincial Operations Director to implement and maintain a provincially coordinated, consistent approach to the drug formulary.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor provincial transplant education program and materials for pharmacists providing medication reconciliation and pharmaceutical care to post-transplant recipients in the outpatient centres, clinics, and BCT partner pharmacies.
  • Develop and maintain drug information to assist patient learning and healthcare support staff on the BCT website.
  • Active involvement in BCT Education Days.
  • In collaboration with Clinical Sourcing, Pharmacy (PHSA) and the Provincial Operation Director ensures BC Transplant partner pharmacy contracts are up to date and reflect current expectations of practice, and that BC Transplants’ clinical and operational requirements are reflected in the pharmaceutical company contracts.
  • Responsible for ensuring all drugs and  drug costs billed by invoice to BC Transplant by BC Transplant partner pharmacies and other pharmacies dispensing for transplant recipients are appropriate, approved for use, entered into PROMIS and approved for payment by PHSA Finance.
  • Provides leadership to the Data Management Clerk whom enters the invoice information and prepares invoices for payment.
  • Provides drug information, drug coverage information to patients, and stakeholders as required.
  • Member of the BC Transplant Leadership team to provide leadership and support around various transplant pharmaceutical-related activities, projects and initiatives.
  • Provides leadership and support for pharmaceutical and vaccine management committees and/or working groups (e.g., Drug Strategy Committee).
  • Provides leadership and support for provincial drug budget monitoring and forecasting, and corresponding management strategies and initiatives.
  • Builds and supports health partner collaborations to support the optimal drug prescribing and use for transplant patients.

 

What you bring

 

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a PharmD.
  • Five (5) years’ of recent related experience in a hospital pharmacy practice is required.
  • Recent transplant pharmacy practice is an asset.
  • Completion of hospital pharmacy residency or equivalent experience is preferred: experience is interpreted as three years of experience in a broad range of pharmacy operational, clinical and/or administrative pharmacy practice.
  • Current Licensure with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

You also have:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and communications skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to deal effectively with all members and levels of the Agency’s health care team and external health professionals.

 

What we bring

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

 

***The successful candidate can have a 1FTE position at BCT or the option of  working in a 0.6FTE – 0.8FTE capacity as the BCT Pharmacy Manager allowing them to fulfill a 0.2FTE – 0.4FTE clinical component with another Health Authority or at a Community Pharmacy working with transplant patients***

 

 

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Location:
1770 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V6J 4Z9
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday; 0800-1600
Requisition #
122682

 

 

 

What we do

BC Transplant (BCT) provides oversight for all aspects of organ donation and transplantation across BC. BCT is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA and BCT are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

 

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