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Job ID: 961827
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Pharmacy Administration
Location: Greenville, NC
Shift: Not Applicable
Date Posted: Apr 27, 2023
About ECU Health
ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.
The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.
The Antimicrobial Use Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Pharmacy's involvement in all antimicrobial management programs for ECU Health.
Primary functions include coordination of Pharmacy's involvement on the Antimicrobial Use Stewardship Subcommittee, and serves as an educational resource on all antimicrobial matters for Pharmacy.
Provides daily coverage for the Antimicrobial Management Service, including chart reviews, implementing IV to PO switch and dose optimization protocols when appropriate.
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (CPP) status may be utilized to further coordinate and optimize care for patients receiving antimicrobial therapies who are reviewed by the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
Coordinates Pharmacy's involvement on the Antimicrobial Utilization Stewardship Subcommittee (AUSS) and prepares and presents monographs and policy recommendation to Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committeeand serves as ad hoc member of Infection Control Committee.
Coordinates medication use evaluations on the empiric, therapeutic and prophylactic use of antimicrobials.
Facilitates multidisciplinary development of evidence-based practice guidelines that incorporate local microbiology and resistance patterns.
Responsible for dissemination of written educational materials on appropriate antimicrobial use.
Educates others in the area of antimicrobial management and infectious disease, including but limited to rotations with pharmacy residents, Infectious Diseases fellows and pharmacy students. Serves as a pharmacy resource on matters pertaining to antimicrobial therapy.
Calculates and maintains database on antibiotic usage in institution and reports this to Program Director.
Co-editor of Guide to Antimicrobial therapy and work with Information Systems on website. Assists in departmental projects as necessary.
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
North Carolina Registered Pharmacist license
PGY-1 in Pharmacy Practice with experience in infectious disease management
PGY-2 in Infectious Diseases or related program
BLS required within 30 days of hire
Full time with benefits
Day shift (Monday-Friday)
It is the goal of ECU 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.
For additional information, please contact:
Tina Roach, BS, Talent Acquisition Consultant
ECU Health Talent Acquisition
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (252) 531-3902