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The COE Pharmacy supervisor is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and making recommendations to assure the appropriate and effective use of pharmaceuticals for patient care. The COE supervisor shall ensure that all COE pharmacists are using the medication process to assess, plan, intervene when necessary, implement and evaluate patient care in compliance with client hospital and COE policies, protocols and procedures.
SUPERVISES – Centralized Order Entry Pharmacists
Oversee all operations and coordinates workflow of the Centralized Order Entry Area
Serve as pharmacist in charge for state licensure purposes if required
Assist in interviewing and hiring of COE pharmacists
Assists in the orientation and training of the COE pharmacists
Ensures all policies and procedures are adhered to by the pharmacy staff
Assists in preparation of the Key Performance Indicator report
Prepares the monthly COE DOR
Prepares schedule for COE pharmacists
Assist in the tracking and trending of all medication errors, performance metrics, and quality standards
related to the COE
Provide patient care activities to ensure safe and effective drug therapy
Be of service to patients, physicians, nurses and other pharmacists
Maintain and improve job knowledge, skills and competence
Perform duties in accordance with specific standards of care as evidenced by completion of competency
skills checklist
Articulate daily activities that support continuous quality improvement of patient care
Prepare written or oral report at change of shift to communicate incomplete assignments and potential
patient safety concerns to monitor in order to ensure continuity of medication therapy if required
Demonstrate knowledge and mastery of required job functions, internal communications and operating
Accurately enter orders in the computer in a timely manner
Support and assist in meeting departmental goals for order entry and clinical programs
Ensure facility procedures are followed when non-formulary drugs, target drugs, restricted drugs and
investigational drugs are ordered
Initiate change in assignments based on workload and resources available
Demonstrate proficiency in computer order entry and related computer functions
Screen for drug interactions, allergies, order duplications, appropriate diagnosis, renal and liver function
prior to order entry
Assure facility queues are addressed in a timely manner
Investigate and report adverse drug events and medication incidents
Facilitate dissemination of drug information in a timely manner to achieve high quality, cost effective,
positive therapeutic outcomes when consulted
Review and interpret all physician orders received, using the patient profile
Monitor for incompatibilities, concentration and rate on intravenous drugs
• Participate in the maintenance of continuous quality improvement program
Assist in the development and review of COE protocols
Document clinical interventions and follow-up when indicated
Assess orders for age-specific appropriateness from neonatal through geriatric

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