• System Pharmacy & Therapeutics Chair

    Job Location(s) US-ID-Boise
    Category
    Physician
    Department
    6601-EXECUTIVE OFFICE
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Requisition ID
    2018-13205
  • Overview

    St. Luke’s Health System is currently seeking a System Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P and T) Chair for the P and T Committee. Collaborating with the System Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and the System Chief Pharmacy Officer (CPO), and reporting his/her work to the Medical Arm Steering Committee, the System P and T Chair oversees the efficient decision-making of a multidisiciplinary group of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and administrators to assure that quality, cost, and access to appropriate medications and treatments are maximized for our patients in both the ambulatory and inpatient  environments of care.  The System P and T Chair will assure that the work of the System P and T Committee is in line with producing ever-improving outcomes and reducing the total cost of care.

     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    • Lead the System P & T Committee meetings
    • In collaboration with the System Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Chief Pharmacy Officer (CPO), participate in organizing the committee, to include:
      • Selection of members
      • Determination of its place in the organizational decision-making structure
      • Determination of the scope of the committee and lines of authority
      • Directing the formation of appropriate subcommittees, as needed
    • Provide leadership and direction in the development and maintenance of a Committee Charter, which defines scope, objectives, responsibilities, membership, and reporting
    • In collaboration with the CPO, direct the pharmacy team on the cadence, content, and agenda of the meetings
      • Establish cadence
      • Support regular attendance by providers
      • Review agenda and provide input and direction
    • In collaboration with the Chief Quality Officer (CQO), provide physician leadership and guidance related to Medication Safety for the St. Luke’s Health System
    • Provide direction on communication strategy around committee decisions and recommendations
    • Direct the pharmacy team to appropriate providers and subject-matter experts to vet agenda items prior to meetings
    • Provide direction to pharmacy team in resolving challenging situations pertaining to P&T topics 
    • Serve as a liaison with site P&T Committees and sub committees of the System P&T Committee
    • Present regular updates on Committee actions to the Medical Arm Steering Committee (MASC)
    • Regularly assess the performance of the committee
      • Monitor performance and impact of work is improving
      • Ensure committee is achieving its goals and objectives

    QUALIFICATIONS: (Minimum qualifications required for the job)

    • Education: Graduation fro an accredited school of Medicine or Osteopathy and successful completion of an accredited residency program.
    • Experience: At least 3 years of clinical practice is required, 5 years preferred.  Must have a history of leadership role(s) in healthcare, preferably in the area of Pharmacy and Therapeutics.
    • Licenses/Certifications: 1) Membership as a licensed physician (MD or DO) on a St. Luke’s Medical Staff. 2) Board Certification within specialty. 3) Ability to maintain at least a part-time clinical practice while performing the job duties noted above.

    ABOUT BOISE

    Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. Boise is located on the Boise River in southwestern Idaho.  A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise.  The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

     

    For more information, contact Whitney Clark, Recruiter at clarkw@slhs.org.

     

    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

     

     

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