Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Req #: 30125493 Category: Clinical/Allied Health Facility: Royal Oak Hospital Department: Pharmacy Schedule: Full time Shift: Days Job Details:
Provides leadership for all Pharmacy clinical activities within assigned area. Embraces the goals/objectives encompassing Pharmaceutical activities. Promotes team efforts with pharmacy and non-pharmacy personnel to manage and achieve departmental/corporate objectives. Provides support for staff development so that staff meets/exceeds minimum competency standards and encourages/supports staff to continue professional development. Demonstrates good judgment and decisiveness throughout daily activities. Maintains knowledge of current pharmaceutical practice and demonstrates a personal commitment to professional growth. Serves as role model of clinical excellence to staff pharmacists. Supports management by providing oversight, guidance and support for all assigned areas. Participates in the planning, organization, implementation and follow up of new programs and activities. A key role of the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist is to promote safe, appropriate, and cost effective medication therapy.
The Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Specialist practices in the Internal Medicine Clinic under a Collaborative Drug Therapy Management Agreement to provide Comprehensive Medication Reviews, Disease State Management (Anticoagulation, Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Tobacco Cessation), and Complex Care Management services, including Transitions of Care Management. The Pharmacist Specialist will develop and implement ambulatory initiatives for the health-system. They also be involved in educating medical residents and assisting in pharmacotherapy decision-making in various areas of internal medicine. The Pharmacist Specialist will provide experiential rotations for students and residents (both PGY1 & PGY2).
In addition to clinical pharmacist activities:
1. Assists in controlling and maintaining the pharmacy drug budget by assuring appropriate medication formulary use.
2. Provides quality patient specific pharmaceutical care to patients, and documents such interventions with respect to clinical outcomes and financial ramifications.
3. Develops and oversees the, data collection and review of information gathered for drug utilization review and/or research, quality improvement monitors, adverse drug event reporting, restricted drug policies and other processes as established by the department and/or organizational committee.
4. Participates in direct patient care by providing drug information, interventions, and recommendations according to current evidence-based medication practices.
5. Assists in coordination, development and assessment of organizational quality improvement activities. Assists in meeting goals for core indicators relating to pharmacy practice.
6. Assists in decision-making process for formulary additions and deletions assuring processes are in place for safe administration, storage, distribution, preparation and use.
7. Participate in the development of processes to assure investigational drugs and or drug studies are safely controlled, administered and destroyed when applicable.
8. Participates the clinical development, training and education of students, pharmacists, residents.
9. Participates in the development and production of patient education programs, in-service lectures and seminars and continuing education programs for pharmacy, nurses, physicians and other healthcare practitioners related to medication therapy.
10. Participates in the review, detection and prevention of medication errors and adverse drug events.
11. Participates in organizational subcommittees or work groups.
12. Performs operational and clinical duties of a clinical pharmacist when necessary.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.
A. Education / Training:
* Pharm.D. or Bachelor degree in pharmacy (residency training preferred).
B. Work Experience:
* 3 years of experience as a clinical pharmacist or pharmacy residency/fellowship preferred. In absence of residency training, candidates with demonstrated superior knowledge (board certification, considerable practical clinical experience, etc.) in area of focus may be considered.
C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:
* Unrestricted Pharmacist and Controlled Substance License in good standing with the state of Michigan (or eligible to obtain such licensure)
Completion of a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency. Completion of a PGY-2 in Ambulatory Care or equivalent experience, and BCACP.
Beaumont Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.