Job Title: Antimicrobial Stewardship Coordinator
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of Pharmacy
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
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The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health care network is composed of an academic medical center, two community hospitals and more than 25 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. The Froedtert & MCW health network offers exceptional care in the community and streamlined, coordinated access to specialty expertise, clinical trials and the full range of tertiary care capabilities of eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center when the need for more complex treatment arises.
The Coordinator of Antimicrobial Stewardship is responsible for development, coordination and on-going monitoring of the antimicrobial stewardship program for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin . This coordinator will work with the infection control departments, infectious disease departments, and related committees to optimize the use of anti-infectives across Froedtert Health. The pharmacist will perform a combination of clinical, coordination, and logistic pharmacy services necessary for the provision of pharmaceutical care in the area of infectious disease. To accomplish this objective, the pharmacist shall interact with other members of the health care team to proactively address medication therapy issues. In conjunction with Froedtert's mission focusing on innovative community-academic partnerships, excellence in care and service, and progressive medical research and education; the pharmacist assures that patient care is optimized through compliance with the department's quality improvement strategies and the Joint Commisson standards. The individual in this position will report directly to the Director of Pharmacy for Clinical Services and will have responsibility for no direct reports.
Minimum of one year hospital or three years of other pharmacy experience is preferred. Bachelor's degree or Pharm. D. degree from an ACPE certified school of pharmacy is required. Successful completion of ASHP Pharmacy Practice or specialty residency is preferred. Active Wisconsin pharmacist license (or eligible for) is required.