Coordinates all clinical, pharmacoeconomics analysis, & pharmaceutical research activities at the University of Louisville Hospital. Ensures compliance with all applicable University Medical Center, governmental, and sponsor regulations, laws and policies related to the conduct of trials involving investigational or marketed drugs.
Serves as a representative of UMC on the Institutional Review Board (IRB) to assist in protocol review and approval. Maintains records to meet sponsor requirements, FDA regulations and legal requirements for pharmacy operations.
Reads, interprets and processes orders for investigational drugs. Clarifies orders with prescribers as needed. Accurately dispenses medications and prepares sterile products, following proper aseptic and cytotoxic technique. Serves as a resource to the UMC research community and healthcare professionals and to investigators in the development of investigator-initiated studies.
Oversees pharmacoeconomic analysis of drugs including P&T committee formulary reviews. Develops organizational pharmacoeconomic opportunities.
Oversees the work performed by pharmacy students and residents, interns and technicians to ensure that performance standards are maintained and that work is accurate and in accordance with state, federal and organizational regulations.
Writes and coordinates grants for clinical and operational research designed to improve patient care, writes research protocols, publishes, and presents study, analysis, & research outcomes.
Serves as the subject matter expert in all research, pharmacoeconomics, innovation, and grant writing. Spearhead the growth of pharmacy clinical studies, research, grants, publications, and presentations of study outcomes both state-wide and nationally.
Business minded, great communicator (written & verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills.
Licenses & Certifications: Current registered Pharmacist in the State of Kentucky.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy required. Doctorate in Pharmacy and at least one residency preferred. Master's in clinical research preferred.
Experience: One year of hospital pharmacy experience required. Completion of clinical trial experience preferred. Experience writing grant and research proposals. Experience in presentation, publications and data analysis preferred. Proficiency in office productivity and operating system software (Windows, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc) are required.