Pharmacist - Manager Diabetes Program - Greenville, NC

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928358

Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

  • Development of Diabetes (DM) program infrastructure.
  • Monitoring of patients admitted to Vidant Medical Center with diabetes and hyperglycemia; medication/disease state management for Diabetes Program; compliance with DM performance measures and quality metrics across heterogeneous populations.
  • Provision of drug information and glycemic management consults.
  • Human Resource Management - Plans, selects, develops, and evaluates program staff.
  • Fiscal Responsibility- Contributes to the facilitation and maintenance of a cost effective care delivery system for target DM population.
  • Serves as a liaison between DM Program and Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, physicians and extenders on DM Program related issues.
  • Oversight, assessment and provision of diabetes self-management education for patients and families admitted to Vidant Medical Center with primary or secondary diagnosis of diabetes.
  • Education of health care professionals on pharmacotherapeutic topics relating to DM.
  • Collaborate with Medical Director and Electronic Health Record orders development team to assure DM order sets and protocols reflect best practice.
  • Prepares Vidant Medical Center for JC Advanced Disease-Specific Care Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care.
  • Serves as a content expert on DM-related issues for Vidant Health community hospitals.
  • Serves as an information resource for the re-evaluation and implementation of therapies for the in-hospital management of diabetes.
  • Works with physician and nursing staff members in the development and use of investigational or research protocols for DM population.
  • Functions as primary resource for IV insulin management and transition from IV to SQ insulin.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate in Pharmacy
  • Current, or within 2 years of hire, Certified Diabetes Educator (NCBDE), or Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (AADE).
  • 3 years experience required (residency training or equivalent clinical experience).
  • More than 2 years of experience in practice area may substitute for residency training.

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: Jobs@VidantHealth.com

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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