Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator - Ridgeway Pharmacy

Job Description

Location: UC Medical Center
Department: Inpatient Pharmacy
Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours/weekly
Shift: First

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

The Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy Services, will coordinate, develop, implement, evaluate clinical /DPD/Pharmacy and Therapeutics/educational services for the pharmacy staff, residents and students of external programs. This position will work with the pharmacy management team on policies and procedures, formulary maintainance and accreditation (ASHP, JCAHO, state agencies, etc.)


  • Coordination of agendas, workups, and adverse reaction analysis with the Director/Assistant Director, for the management of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Work with the pharmacy staff in the implementation of DPD/Pharmacy and Therapeutics decisions. Participate in formulary system management and implement appropriate in-service education and procedures for compliance by working with pharmacy, nursing, and medical staff. Participate and provide representation on the Health Alliance Drug Policy Development Committee and in appropriate subcommittees of the DPD. Identify, and develop strategies for cost containment by working with pharmacy, nursing, and medical staff and DPD.
  • Participate in patient care rounds, provide pharmaceutical care to patients, and develop/maintain skills in a specialty area. Provide oversight/drug information/patient consultations for patients on service and to decentralized staff.
  • Coordinate/develop/deliver education and competency testing for pharmacy staff. Coordinate efforts with the Health Alliance Director of Clinical Programs. Provide in-service education to nurses and physicians. Coordinate/develop/evaluate the post-graduate pharmacy residency program and participate with the Health Alliance Residency Program Director in the system-wide residency program. Coordinate/develop/provide oversight for undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students doing rotations with the hospital.
  • Develop strategy/objectives/implementation/evaluation for existing and new clinical pharmacy services in coordination with HA pharmacy management team. Assist management team with policies and procedures development/review. Provide operations and staffing assistance when needed.
  • Responsible Person for the Ridgeway pharmacy


Education: Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency, with a preference for ASHP-accredited PGY2 and/or fellowship in a specialty area. Master's Degree Preferred Degree: PharmD. Significant research contributions and medication use evaluation (MUE) activity in the specialty area of practice, are preferred.

License and Certification. Registered pharmacist or eligible for licensure in Ohio and Current certification in Basic Life Support (BSL) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Years of Experience: Preferred: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience

Required Skills and Knowledge: Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision; work cooperatively with health-system and pharmacy staff; handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule; set priorities, make critical decisions, and respond quickly to emergent requests; exercise sound professional judgment; communicate effectively (orally and in writing); and meet the pharmaceutical care needs of the patient populations served by UC Health.