Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology

Employer
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 19, 2021

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Position Type
Clinical Pharmacist
Specialty Area
Cardiology
Work Setting
Health System

Responsibilities: The clinical pharmacist is responsible for a high level of direct patient care and assures optimal drug therapy primarily, but not exclusively, for patients with cardiovascular disorders. The pharmacist is responsible for clinical pharmacy services including but not limited to: participating in medical rounds, collaborate with other healthcare professionals, conducting medication reconciliation, reviewing medication orders for compliance with hospital policies, educating staff, and optimizing medication therapy to achieve the best outcomes possible for patients. Additionally, the pharmacist will oversee the medication distribution system for their area of responsibility. The clinical pharmacist will also be an active contributor to the cardiology area by working to develop policies, procedures, guidelines and protocols.

Participation in the training and education of pharmacy technicians, residents, students, interns is expected. Assures the implementation of processes to assure the quality of Pharmacy services. Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.

Qualifications

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree Graduate from an accredited college of Pharmacy
  • PA Pharmacy license
  • Successful completion of PGY-2 residency in Cardiology (preferred) or 2 years of relevant experience

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees. Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation. Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans

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