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 for complex patients
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 and assessment of diabetes self-management education for patients admitted to Vidant Medical Center
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
Serves as a content expert on DM related issues for Vidant Health hospitals
Performs other duties as assigned
Additional responsibilities for Diabetes Clinical Pharmacy Specialist: 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.
Full time with Benefits
Monday- Friday 0800-1700
Relocation allowance if needed (75 miles minimum)
On-Site Interview paid expenses if needed (hotel/flight)
PGY1 hospital pharmacy residency required, more than 3years of experience in practice area may substitute for residency training
PGY2 in internal medicine or relevant experience preferred
Current, or within 2 years of hire Certified Diabetes Educator (NCBDE), or Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (AADE)
Related Work Experience: More than 3 years (Residency training or equivalent clinical experience)
Experience with inpatient diabetes management, excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task is essential
Prefer someone with collaborative experience successfully leading multidisciplinary teams
Internal Number: 945450
About Vidant Health
Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 9 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.
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.
Our Mission: To improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.
We invite you to join our team.