Policy Development Specialist

Job Description

Specialist- Policy Development
Location: UC Health Business Center
Department: UCH Pharmacy - Administration
Hours: Full-Time, 40 Hours/Weekly
Shift: 1st Shift

The Drug Policy Development (DPD) Specialist provides support to the delivery of pharmaceutical care for UC Health. The position coordinates and assists UC Health Pharmacy Service Departments to propose, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate drug policy decisions for the health system.

Responsibilities

Provide leadership for the Drug Policy Development Committee and Subcommittees in UC Health formulary system management for inpatients and ambulatory patients. - 10% � Develop and/or provide quality assurance for drug monographs, drug class reviews, therapeutic interchanges, guidelines and policies prepared for the DPD Committee and Subcommittees. - 25% � Develop pharmacoeconomic analyses, measures, documentation and reports for medication use by UC Health providers that assures patient safety, clinical efficacy, patient satisfaction, quality of life at the least cost. e.g. non-formulary drug use report, selected purchase reports, MUE results; decision cost-modeling - 25% � Assist in coordinating individual hospital involvement and information dissemination so that drug policy development decisions can be operationalized - 10% � Provide drug information proactively and upon request and aid others in providing drug information including notice of and alternatives to medication shortages. - 10% � Assist in staff development for implementation of direct patient care services in UC Health hospitals that meets the need of patients and caregivers. - 10% � Precept pharmacy residents and students in drug policy and information, medication use, pharmacoeconomic analyses, and medication safety in addition participate in some formal teaching and precepting for area colleges of pharmacy. - 10% | Review the physical demands and assign an overall average percentage of time this position performs these activities. These physical demands will not be listed or rated on the annual performance appraisal. Climbing:�Ascending or descending stairs, ladders, ramps, etc, using feet and legs and /or hands and arms - 10% Stooping:�Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist - 10% Kneeling:�Bending legs at knees to come to a rest on knee or knees - 10% Reaching:�Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction - 10% Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time - 25% Walking:�Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks - 100% Pushing 0-10 lbs:�Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 11-20 lbs: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 21-50 lbs: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 51 lbs or more: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pulling: Use of upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion - 5% Lifting 0-10 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 10% Lifting 11-20 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 10% Lifting 21-50 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 10% Lifting 51 lbs or more: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 10% Carrying 0-10 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 10% Carrying 11-20 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 10% Carrying 21-50 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 10% Carrying 51 lbs or more: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 10% Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm, as in handling - 50% Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of (using) fingertips - 5% Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word - must convey detailed or spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly - 50% Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication - 75% Seeing: The process of perceiving objects by use of the eyes to perform an activity - visual acuity requirements include ability to discern position of object(s), shape of object(s), color, depth perception or visual inspection - 100%

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree - Minimum Required - PharmD Degree - Preferred Degree | Ohio Registered Pharmacist license or eligible for reciprocation required to be hired | 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience - Minimum Required | 2 Additional years equivalent acute care experience - Preferred