Patient and Medication Safety Officer - MCHS - #604240

Marshfield Clinic Health System

Date: 11/25/2021 22:00 PM

City: Dorchester, Wisconsin

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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Job Title:

Patient and Medication Safety Officer - MCHS

Cost Center:

689010 Pharmacy-Admin

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Employee Type:


Work Shift:

Mon-Fri; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (United States of America)

Job Description:


The Patient and Mediation Safety Officer – Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) is an integral member of the IQIPS and Pharmacy leadership team and reports to the Vice President of Quality and the Core Line Administrator for Pharmacy. The Patient and Medication Safety Officer - MCHS provides vision and guidance toward the development of organization culture and experience that prioritizes patient safety. The Patient and Medication Safety Officer - MCHS coordinates and has accountability for the activities, which assure timely reporting of Patient Safety Work Product (PSWP) to the Patient Safety Committee. This individual will actively participate in Patient and Medication Safety learning collaboratives and ensures implementation of best practices, alerts, and updates to drive patient safety improvement



For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation

Minimum Required: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree

Preferred/Optional: Master’s degree in related field


Minimum Required: Five years of practice experience with demonstrated growth, knowledge and skills in medication use safety, or completion of PGY1 residency and PGY2 residency in Medication Use Safety. Experience with quality improvement, quality assurance, or quality control procedures and regulatory requirements or substantial knowledge of system processes. Demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks and produce output with a high degree of accuracy. Demonstrated leadership skills. Demonstrate proficiency in Word, Excel, and Power Point

Preferred/Optional: Five year’s Pharmacist experience and patient safety management experience in acute or ambulatory care


The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position. Licenses with restrictions are subject to review to determine if restrictions are substantially related to the position

Minimum Required: Certification Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS) awarded by the Certification Board of Professionals in Patient Safety within twelve months of hire. Licensed as a Pharmacist in the State of Wisconsin or eligibility for WI pharmacist licensure that must be obtained within three months of hire. Continued professional development through completion of ASHP/ISMP Medication Safety certification and Board certification through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties must be completed within three years of hire

Preferred/Optional: Certification Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS) awarded by the Certification Board of Professionals in Patient Safety.

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