Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator

Job Locations US-WV-Beckley
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Health Professional
Beckley ARH Hospital
Posted Date
2 months ago(4/1/2024 2:36 PM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator is responsible for directing the local clinical pharmacy services to achieve optimal quality patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner.


Design and implement therapeutic substitution programs that result in improved outcomes and decreased costs.Design and implement clinical programs that will address antibiotic resistance in ARH facilities.

        Develop clinical programs such as Coumadin clinics, lipid clinics, etc.—for both inpatient and outpatient services.

        Aid in the development of clinical guidelines and pathways that result in optimum medication usage and decreased system costs.

        Assure compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements.

        Supervise clinical activities of ARH pharmacy staff.

        Work with System Director of Clinical Pharmacy to design and implement a formulary that is effective, safe and is cost efficient.

        Supervises and performs the functions involved in the inpatient drug distribution program.

        Supervises and performs the functions involved in the accurate and efficient dispensing of outpatient prescriptions.

        Supervises and performs the functions involved in the I.V. Admixture Program to include the accurate and efficient preparation and delivery of total parenteral nutrition solutions, 

        chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other medications for intravenous/irrigation therapy.

         Reviews and verifies medication orders for accuracy and completeness.

        Monitors patient's drug therapy to detect/prevent drug interactions, contraindications, and other adverse reactions.

        Makes appropriate interventions to improve patient care.

        Uses and is proficient in the operation of the pharmacy computer system.

        Compounds and dispenses medications and other pharmaceutical agents/products.

        Obtains pertinent patient medication/medical information.

        Provides current and accurate drug information to patients and health care professionals.

        Maintains appropriate records and inventory on all drugs/pharmaceutical agents.

        Monitors the proper storage and distribution of patient floor stock, controlled drugs, and emergency medications.

        Communicates effectively with patients and health care professionals.

        Trains and supervises pharmacy supportive personnel.

        Serves on hospital committees as assigned.

        Assumes the duties of the Director of Pharmacy when assigned.

        Performs other related duties as assigned.




Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) is required. 


Licensure eligibility in state of employment.




Must possess the physical ability needed to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally; and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently; and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.


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