BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Pharmacist Consultant in Mississauga, Canada

Job Description Summary

Purpose:

The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant position is responsible for creating pharmacy/clinical consulting services for the development and implementation of Alaris Guardrail profiles, BD IV Prep and Pyxis solutions. This involves working with the customer by gathering customer requirements, defining best practices, design decisions and policy and procedures consulting. The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant effectively performs the required tasks to ensure timely Go-Lives and customer satisfaction. The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant must have the ability to establish collaborative working relationships with cross-functional project teams. Project teams will include multiple disciplines from within Medication Systems and customer teams.

Job Description

Position Description

Position Title:

Senior Pharmacy Consultant, Professional Services

Business Unit/Division:

MMS, Professional Services

Location:

Field

Department:

Professional Services

Track/ Level:

P4

Reports to Title:

Manager, Clinical

BD Business Description:

Pyxis® and Alaris® medication technologies combine proven technology with actionable intelligence to prevent medication errors, help free up caregiver time to focus on patient care, increase the predictability of medication availability, and reduce inefficiencies in the med use process. At almost every point in the med use process, safety and efficiency can be increased with the comprehensive capabilities of the Pyxis® and Alaris® medication management system. Learn more about our products at: http://www.carefusion.com/our-products

BD IV Prep™ solutions standardize compounding processes such as order review, medication picking and dose preparation to improve med safety and pharmacy workflow. Learn more:

http://www.carefusion.com/our-products/medication-and-supply-management/medication-and-supply-management-technologies/pyxis-medication-technologies/bd-IV Prep-medication-workflow-solutions at http://www.carefusion.com/our-products/medication-and-supply-management/medication-and-supply-management-technologies/pyxis-medication-technologies/bd-cato-medication-workflow-solutions

Purpose:

The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant position is responsible for creating pharmacy/clinical consulting services for the development and implementation of Alaris Guardrail profiles, BD IV Prep and Pyxis solutions. This involves working with the customer by gathering customer requirements, defining best practices, design decisions and policy and procedures consulting. The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant effectively performs the required tasks to ensure timely Go-Lives and customer satisfaction. The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant must have the ability to establish collaborative working relationships with cross-functional project teams. Project teams will include multiple disciplines from within Medication Systems and customer teams.

The Sr. Pharmacy Consultant will also provide support for sales team in closing new accounts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Communication

  • Facilitation of conference calls and customer meetings for BD product implementations.

  • Establish rapport with customers that is conducive to a long term business relationships.

  • Provide team support and product information on BD Medication Systems products as assigned by manager. Mentors team members to ensure product and process competency.

  • Must be able to manage complex customer teams, gain consensus within teams and deliver concise and consistent communication.

  • Guides the review of customer site assessment and facilitates project design and implementation of BD Medication Systems products and technologies.

Technical

  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of large hospital/IDN level pharmacy/clinical workflow processes, hospital formulary build, hospital & pharmacy system integration, clinical device settings, interface validation (ADT, billing, patient profile), user account role design, active directory.

  • Complete pharmacy and clinical pre-implementation assessments and future state design.

  • Ability to interact and guide diverse cross-functional teams with a focus on large hospital and IDN level health systems.

  • Demonstrate expertise of established BD Medical Systems IV Prep, Alaris, Pyxis product implementation methodologies and tools or equivalent industry standards.

  • Must be detail oriented, able to multi-task and the ability to implement complex multi-site projects consistent with established company and customer objectives.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking and ability to aid customers in improving current business/practice operations including standardization across large hospital and IDN level health systems.

  • Demonstrates advanced problem solving, troubleshooting and system consultation as it relates to pharmacy workflow and best practice considerations and health system standardization.

  • Install and support BD Medical Systems Dispensing software.

  • Mentor team members on products, best practices and customer education.

  • Expected to act as a customer support resource when necessary.

  • Expert with BD Medication Systems IV Prep and Alaris products.

Administrative

  • Coordinate client resources and assign project tasks.

  • Ability to actively lead projects when required.

  • Works independently.

  • Timely completion of internal company documentation.

  • Timely completion of project documentation.

  • Determines own work priorities.

  • Possess excellent organizational skills with the flexibility to readily adapt to change.

Qualification and Experience

Education

BSc in Pharmacy required

Experience or Equivalent:

  • 3-5 years pharmacy experience preferred; I.V. room and clinical pharmacy practice experience required.

  • Expertise in HIS/PIS systems and pharmacy and nursing workflow.

  • Alaris guardrails experience and dispensing software technology experience preferred.

  • Must have a working knowledge of a variety of software applications, including BD Medication Systems products and exposure to solution design processes.

  • Experience with integrated delivery networks/large health systems required.

Certifications

RPh

Physical/Mental Requirements:

Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.

This position may involve pushing, pulling, stooping, bending and lifting.

A current, valid driver’s license is required. Ability to travel overnight up to 40% is required.

The following vaccinations/tests must be current and maintained through employment:

  • Negative TB (or cleared through exam)

  • MMR

  • Varicella

  • Hepatitis B

  • Influenza

Work Environment:

Travel may range from 40-80%, overnight travel. Position requires flexible working hours, including some nights and weekends. Ability to work independently from home office.

Primary Work Location

CAN Mississauga - Derry Road West

Additional Locations

Work Shift

CA 0800-1630 M30 0800-1 (Canada)

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.