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Job Title: Medication Safety Specialist

Job Organization: Institute for Safe Medication Practices

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Medication Safety Specialist
Do you have a true passion for medication error prevention? The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), a leader in medication safety, has a full time position for a pharmacist or nurse with 5+ years of clinical and managerial experience to join its respected consulting group. This individual will lead risk assessments in healthcare organizations throughout the country, as well as participate in collaboratives and educational programming.
The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Strong clinical practice skills
  • Experience in the use of BPOC, eMAR, CPOE, and other medication-related technology
  • Excellent writing/editing skills and public speaking experience
  • Ability to lead an interdisciplinary consulting team
  • Effective communication skills with a wide variety of individuals--frontline staff as well as senior administration, regulatory, industry, and consumers.
  • Ability to travel to extended periods of time.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the system-based causes of error and knowledge of shared accountability.
  • Active participation in professional networks and groups in the patient safety and/or healthcare community
  • Recent publication experience and/or project work in patient safety
  • Ability to relocate to ISMPís offices in Horsham, PA

An advanced professional degree (PharmD, MSN, MS, or in progress) and interest in lifelong learning and professional development is highly desirable, as is a risk management or patient safety background.

We offer competitive salary and benefit plans plus provide a warm atmosphere which is conducive to brainstorming, knowledge sharing, respect, and support of each other. For consideration, please send your resume to, Subject Header: Medication Safety Specialist.



Contact Person for this job:

Rachel Cohen
200 Lakeside Drive
Suite 200
Horsham, PA 19044
Phone: 215.947.7797



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