Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator for UCMC Infusion Pharmacies, First Shift, Inpatient Pharmacy.

Job Description

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

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.

Under the general supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, and according to standard procedure and scope of practices in the area(s) of responsibility, performs all duties necessary to coordinate the daily operations of all departmental services and programs as well as pharmacists and technicians working therein.


Job Function: Operations
  • Manage, coordinate, and direct operational and patient care activities within the area of responsibility.
  • This includes the following activities:
    • Assign staffing responsibilities; regulate staffing; assist in scheduling of staff department wide.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to area of responsibility.
    • Participate in department's continuous quality improvement process.
    • Develop, prepare, and maintain work/activity data and summary reports.
    • Respond to the hospital's disaster plan.
    • Participate in cross coverage and/or the "on call" rotation among departmental leaders (site dependent).

Assume responsibilities for other administrative personnel during temporary or planned absences.

Job Function: Regulatory Compliance
  • Manage, coordinate, and direct responsibilities for compliance with pharmacy regulatory organizations within the area of responsibility. This includes the following activities:
    • Participate, provide feedback, and ensure follow-through regarding Joint Commission Medication Management standards identified during Nursing Unit Reviews, AMP tracers, and Environment of Care rounds
    • Ensure ongoing compliance with and regular review of updates for non-sterile and sterile medication compounding requirements (USP 795, 797, 800)

Ensure ongoing compliance with and regular review of updates for non-hazardous and hazardous medication handling (USP 795, 797, 800)

Job Function: Financial
  • Plan and manage expenditures and revenues in area of responsibility.
    • Ensure appropriate utilization of personnel and supply.
    • Participate in financial operating forecast preparation through review of regulatory requirements for sterile compounding environments and projected changes in drug/blood subaccount expenses.
    • Identify and implement cost savings initiatives in areas of responsibility.

Coordinate non-formulary request reviews and reviews of off-label medication use to ensure proper therapy and lessen financial impact

Job Function: Human Resources
  • Manage, coordinate, and direct human resource activities within the area of responsibility. This includes the following activities:
    • Participate in recruitment activities.
    • Review applicant pool and request interview.
    • Create interview itinerary, collect feedback from interview panels and recommend for employment selected applicants.
    • Onboard, orient, train/oversee training and develop employees
    • Evaluate employee performance

Job Function: Policy and Procedures

Develop and implement policies and procedures related to the area of responsibility

Job Function: Quality Improvement
  • Participate in the organization's continuous quality improvement process.

Demonstrate support for employee engagement by involving employees in the identification of opportunities for improvement within processes as well as problem solving efforts.

Job Function: Education and Research
  • Manage, coordinate, and direct research and educational activities within the department through the following:
    • Serve as an advisor and/or preceptor for students and/or pharmacy residents.
    • Coordinate student rotation schedules with affiliate colleges of pharmacy.
    • Serve as an intern preceptor, where applicable.

Develop and participate in performance improvement, practice project, and research activities in area(s) of expertise.


Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency, with preference for ASHP accredited PGY2 and/or fellowship in specialty area. Significant research contributions and medication use evaluation (MUE) activity in specialty area of practice, preferred. Recognized as an expert in field of specialty (locally, regionally, or nationally) through professional service, presentations, and/or publications.


Minimum Required: Master's Degree.

Preferred Degree: PharmD


Registered pharmacist or eligible for licensure in Ohio.

Current certification in Basic Life Support (BSL) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). | Preferred: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience


Competency in dispensing pharmaceuticals

Competency in preparing sterile admixtures

Competency in providing drug information

Operational and project management

Human resource management

Strong Communication skills