The Joint Commission

Home Care Pharmacist Surveyor

Job ID
2021-4696
# of Openings
1
Category
Surveyor/Field Representative

Overview

Surveys healthcare pharmacy programs across the United States.  Applies systems analysis skills and inductive reasoning skills to determines healthcare organizations' degree of compliance with applicable standards and functionality of care delivery systems.  Engages healthcare organization staff in interactive dialogues on standards based issues in health care in order to assess compliance and to identify opportunities for improving compliance.  Prepares management reports that clearly link individual standards deficiencies with potential systems vulnerabilities and related organization risk points.  Effectively communicates this information to healthcare organization leadership in a constructive and collegial style.  Participates in other Joint Commission activities as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) or equivalent experience. Current professional license in discipline required at time of hire and must be maintained. Five years of experience working in home infusion and hospital settings, this would include three years direct clinical experience, and two years management experience. Knowledge and experience with USP 797, 795 and 800 required. Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills, expertise in interviewing, and PC proficiency.

 

Part time positions require two or three weeks of availability per month.  All positions require 100% nationwide travel.

 

 Physical Abilities:

  1. Must be able to lift 25 lbs., climb stairs and ladders and work in settings with infectious diseases.
  2. Must be able to observe, in real time and without slowing or otherwise interrupting the progress of, all applicable types of ongoing health care treatment (e.g., including emergency treatment, treatment during weather and other extreme situations, etc.).
  3. Standing for long periods of time, walking lengthy distances, lifting, climbing, stooping, pulling, and pushing in order to adequately inspect and observe all medical facilities, equipment and procedures, such as emergency exit procedures, remote storage facilities, any areas where cleanliness may affect the possibility of infection, medical equipment, etc., including the following activities:
  • walking up and down stairways (e.g., to test escape routes, assess safety of emergency exits, regulatory compliance, etc.);
  • removing obstructed covers or impediments to equipment or other mechanical areas;
  • examining small and often dirty printed labels and print on equipment;
  • Must be able to engage in extensive travel as set forth above, including driving a car to remote locations, flying on small airplanes and into small airports, traveling in all types of weather conditions, etc.

We are hiring for our next orientation class scheduled for November 1, 2021.

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